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Software Engineer - Backend Engineer

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We are a team of hardcore engineers, business people, and designers who share a passion for one thing — providing mobile teams and developers the best set of tools to manage the performance of their apps in the wild. On a typical afternoon, our front-end load balancers (nginx-based) process 10,000 API requests per second. Crittercism has hundreds of millions of requests coming in everyday. You'll be responsible for designing and coding a scalable, high performance system that can aggregate and filter this data in real-time.


  • Own the most critical parts of our system, be able to write code that can work at scale 
  • Utilize the latest technologies to build out a caching layer to handle data in real-time
  • Design systems that allow us to quickly analyze data, both in real-time and offline via methods like map-reduce
  • Write RESTful APIs that can be accessible by our largest clients
  • Contribute to a service that helps thousands of mobile developers, some of the top application developers in the country, fix issues with their apps


  • Take pride in writing clean, modular code that you'll be responsible for maintaining
  • 3-5+ Years of engineering experience designing/writing systems in Python, C, C++, Java, etc
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies and best practices around automated testing
  • Strong background in networking, operating systems, and security
  • Experience building and scaling distributed, highly available systems
  • Knowledge of key/value stores or other NoSQL/document based systems such as MongoDB, Redis, Riak, HBase, etc.

Desired but not Required

  • At least a B.S. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science a plus (or equivalent experience)
  • Web framework experience (Pylons, Django, Rails, etc.)

About Crittercism

Crittercism, based in San Francisco, is the world's first mobile app performance management (APM) solution that offers a real-time global view of app diagnostics and app crashes across iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, Hybrid and HTML5 mobile web on over 450 million unique devices and over 40 billion app loads. The company's investors include Opus Capital, Shasta Ventures and Google Ventures.

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How to Apply

To be considered for this position, send your resume to andrew@crittercism.com. Be sure to include the job title in the subject.