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Backend/Full-stack Engineer






San Mateo, CA, US


At Owler, you will have the opportunity to build products that millions of business professionals, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, use every day. As a Front End Engineer, you’ll be a critical part of a small and dedicated team, with the opportunity to make a huge impact on Owler’s web UI, email UI, and mobile interfaces.

Owler has built the most comprehensive and accurate community-powered dataset available on over 12 million public and private businesses. Since 2015, our MAU base has grown from 5,000 to ~3M. Owler Pro helps professionals discover new opportunities with powerful prospecting tools, and track the companies that matter to them with a concise daily news snapshot and real-time alerts. We are funded and backed by top Silicon Valley VCs, including Norwest Venture Partners and Trinity Ventures.

What will I be doing?

As a member of the engineering team you will:

  • Design and build microservices and other back end systems that are the foundation of the Owler platform.
  • Work with a large arsenal of technologies such as Java Spring, Golang, MongoDB, Redis, Kafka, and Solr, in a fast-paced environment that lets you make an impact every day.
  • Work with the front-end development team on a ReactJS based front-end to integrated with the backend micro-services and deliver end-to-end features.
  • Maintain and improve existing systems and architectures to expand Owler’s reach while supporting our large customer base of individual and enterprise customers.
  • Collaborate and work in a small team with senior product managers and engineers to solve problems that no one else can.
  • Mentor junior team members, with lots of opportunity to grow your career.

What skills/experience do I need?

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent training and experience.
  • 2-5 years of experience in a backend or full-stack engineering role, including all phases of the product life cycle, preferably working at a startup.
  • Experience working within a microservices infrastructure, both at coding level as well as design/architecture level.
  • Ability to demonstrate the impact of your work on the product and/or team.
  • Experience with Java and the Spring Framework and/or Golang for developing web services.
  • Working knowledge of front-end technologies including ReactJS, Node, JavaScript ES6, and CSS
  • Ability to work within a small team with a problem-solving attitude.
  • Track record of being a strong collaborator and communicator.


  • Generous Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Stock Options / Equity
  • Unlimited Vacation Time / Flex time
  • Company-sponsored meals, snacks, etc.
  • Strong bi-directional learning culture. You’ll learn from us, and we will learn from you
  • Office Dogs! We like dogs. Do you?

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