Lead Engineer, Backend (Infrastructure/Distributed systems)
Poshmark Inc.
Chennai, India
1d ago

Poshmark is looking for a talented Lead Engineer, Backend (Infrastructure / Distributed systems) who is excited about the challenge of building and scaling systems as we rapidly iterate on our product.

You will be a member of the Core Infrastructure team that builds the back end of the Poshmark Cloud Platform, an infrastructure that spans thousands of machines on AWS.

While familiarity with our stack is a plus, we care more about hiring people who can learn new technologies and adapt quickly.


  • Build scalable, service-oriented infrastructure on AWS using the latest open source tools and technologies
  • Design and improve architecture in order to ensure horizontal scalability at all layers
  • Resolve issues related to performance at all tiers of the application
  • Develop best practices and tools to enable robust delivery of features
  • Hire and mentor a team of highly talented engineers
  • Ideal Candidate

  • 5+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • You have worked on and / or understand distributed systems and large scale engineering challenges
  • Solid foundation in computer science with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Understanding of multithreading, concurrency, and parallel processing technologies
  • Familiarity with frameworks for caching, queuing, RPC, and distributed data storage
  • Experience with any or all of : JRuby, Ruby, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, AMQP, Java, and *nix environments
  • Hands-on technical experience combined with strong management skills
  • Experience with scaling a team of engineers
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