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Backend Engineer - Flow Builder



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Postscript is redefining marketing for ecommerce companies. By introducing SMS as an entirely new channel for ecommerce stores to engage, retain, and convert their customer base, brands are seeing huge ROI with Postscript. Backed by Greylock, Y Combinator and other top investors, Postscript is growing fast and looking for remarkable people to help build a world class organization.

About Flow Builder

Come join the Flow Builder team! Our mission is to develop a modular, extensible, and integrated platform for our customers to orchestrate their entire business through the SMS thread. Our platform allows merchants to get creative and design an SMS interaction with their subscribers that is engaging, conversational and impactful to their business. We are experiencing fast adoption of our product and are solving the exciting scaling challenges that come with that growth. We are a highly collaborative team that is focused on creating the best platform experience we can.

About the role

As a Backend Engineer at Postscript you will utilize your strong software engineering skills and passion for building high quality products to further enhance our Flow Builder platform. You will partner closely with the members of your team to develop, test, scale, and manage our backend applications and systems. Our backend stack is primarily a Python (Flask) API with a PostgreSQL database hosted on AWS. Engineers at Postscript are key members of the team that directly impact the team as an individual contributor and also through critical leadership, mentorship, and decision-making activities.

Your passion for building great products, especially in early-stage companies, will lead you to have a meaningful and positive impact on both the product and the company. In addition, you will have the opportunity to help expand the engineering team and build out architecture and processes as we scale. This role is fully remote.

Primary Duties

  • Build new features and scale existing functionality of the Flow Builder platform
  • Work closely with others, including engineers, designers, and product managers as part of a cross-functional product team, to deliver a world-class product
  • Participate in cross-team collaboration efforts to deliver integrated product features
  • Make technical decisions to get work done including weighting trade-offs of customer value, technical constraints, and business priorities
  • Contribute to the engineering culture of Postscript by defining best practices for their team and drive improvements in all aspects of the dev lifecycle
  • Take ownership and get creative with your solutions


  • Experience writing scalable and maintainable software using Python (Flask and SQLAlchemy a plus).
  • Familiarity with building, deploying, and maintaining applications on AWS services (SQS a plus)
  • Experience with relational databases, SQL, and database modeling (PostgreSQL a plus)
  • A proven ability to transform complex technical concepts into technical designs and are well versed in software design, architecture, and implementation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What You’ll Love About Us

  • Salary range of USD $143,000 to $167,000 base plus significant equity regardless of location
  • High growth startup - plenty of room for you to directly impact the company and grow your career!
  • Fully remote culture - work from home (or wherever!)
  • Fun - We’re passionate and enjoy what we do
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for equity
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Other great perks, such as home office stipend

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