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Back-End Engineer



Software Engineering
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

This is a high impact role at Navan. The backend services the role will build serves customers across the globe. You will get to work with a highly motivated team pushing features at a fast clip. The services are going to be mission critical for our users to pay, book and expense their trips within seconds. The role will support a highly reliable and resilient application. You will be part of continuously improving culture that values craftsmanship and developer productivity.

What You’ll Do:

  • Designing and implementing APIs and core services
  • Developing models and business logic
  • Building out impactful product features
  • Ensure the quality of the features you built, follow-up on usage/issues post release
  • Work closely with product and design team to deliver new features that align with the needs of the business
  • Collaborate with lead engineers to provide technical guidance and support to other team members
  • Contribute to frameworks that lead to significant user experience improvements
  • Learn from and assist the team in understanding and adopting new technologies

What We're Looking For:

  • Solid programming skills and CS fundamentals combined with 3-5 years of experience building products
  • Good understanding of architecture and API design skills to build core services and new product features
  • Strong sense of ownership demonstrated through shipping production-quality code equipped with testing, monitoring, and documentation
  • Eagerness for solving problems and learning new tools and technologies
  • Effective communication skills working with stakeholders and domain experts across the company to design solutions to user problems
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working at startups and/or on consumer-facing products is a plus
  • Familiarity with Java, AWS, and/or distributed systems is a plus
  • Familiarity with Hibernate or similar ORM technologies is a plus
  • Familiarity with Spring Framework is a plus

The posted pay range represents the anticipated low and high end of the compensation for this position and is subject to change based on business need. To determine a successful candidate’s starting pay, we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location, an evaluation of the candidate’s skills and experience, market demands, and internal parity.

For roles with on-target-earnings (OTE), the pay range includes both base salary and target incentive compensation. Target incentive compensation for some roles may include a ramping draw period. Compensation is higher for those who exceed targets. Candidates may receive more information from the recruiter.

Pay Range
$101,250$175,000 USD