Senior Backend Engineer - Client Engineering

San Francisco, CA, United States
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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The Client Engineering Team builds applications, APIs, and design systems that empower our members – and developers – to make the most of the spaces where they live, work, and play. These interfaces help members navigate, visualize, and access space on a global scale. We call this digital infrastructure for the physical world.

As a backend engineer on our client team, you will be building services that power We Company applications. Our backend engineers aggregate various sources of truth for purpose-built, easy to use APIs.

You may be a fit for this role if you:

  • Enjoy building developer-friendly APIs
  • Put the customer first – you are motivated more by the value you bring to end users than the technology itself
  • Love working with many different stakeholders across design, engineering, product, and security
  • Take testing and observability seriously. You've run apps in production and understand the value of good tests, monitoring, and error tracking
  • Thrive in a collaborative, empathetic environment. You understand the patience, communication, and teamwork that it takes to deliver challenging projects
  • Have a strong CS background

Projects we’re working on:

Here are a few projects you could work on with us!

  • A GraphQL service that ties together multiple GRPC sources of truth for space, identity, and physical access control
  • An access control API that lets developers grant access to WeWork spaces in a few lines of code
  • A mobile credential management service that integrates with multiple hardware providers, giving WeWork members the ability to enter buildings and rooms with just a mobile phone
  • Backend GIS data pipelines merging WeWork's physical space model, analytics layers and the map of the world

About WeWork:

The We Company started as a platform for creators in providing members space, community, and services that enable them to do what they love and craft their life’s work. WeWork alone has grown to over 400,000 members in 26 countries as one of the many business lines of the We Company to help people achieve their purpose and connect with others.

Our dedication to technological innovation has enabled us to grow to more than 400 workspace locations as well as support the other business lines including WeLive (living space), WeGrow (education), Rise by We (wellness) and Powered by We (enterprise). Every day, we see and feel the impact we can have on an employee’s and member’s lives. We do good work on every scale, and we’re proud of it

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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