Senior Software Engineer - Back End

| Greater Boston Area
Leverage your backend engineering experience to help build out our core platform, extensively using Golang and Spring Boot containerized microservices.
About PlacePass:
Founded in 2016 and located in the heart of Boston, PlacePass is building a world-class tours, activities, and events marketplace to transform the way people discover the world. Our team takes pride in making it easier for people to access and book great things to do. In addition to the placepass.com consumer brand, our white label platform powers co-branded websites for the world’s top travel companies across hotel, air, and car sectors.

In this role you will:

  • Lead the design and implementation of internal and customer-facing APIs
  • Build containerized microservices to be deployed within Kubernetes hosted in AWS
  • Use Golang to write both GraphQL and RESTful API’s as well as background jobs
  • Work with databases including Postgres, ElasticSearch and Redis
  • Mentor junior developers

Desired background:

  • 5-10 years of development experience in a language like Golang, Ruby, Python or Java
  • Worked in an Agile environment and used TDD / BDD methodologies
  • Built RESTful APIs for client and server-side applications, with GraphQL and gRPC experience a bonus
  • Comfortable working with cloud services provided by AWS, Google and Azure
  • Hands on experience working with both SQL and NoSQL types of database
  • Use of modern JS tooling and frameworks like Node / React / Redux a plus

PlacePass perks & benefits:

  • Equity ownership in a well-funded and fast-growing startup
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • FSA + Dependent Care FSA
  • 401k
  • Tax-advantaged commuter benefits
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • $500 annual credit for tours and activities on PlacePass.com
  • $500 annual professional development budget
  • Global Entry & TSA Pre✓ reimbursement
  • Free onsite gym access
  • Free locked bike storage
  • Catered weekly lunches
  • Friday happy hours (stocked with beer on tap, cold brew, and kombucha)
  • Company-wide trips and outings (skiing, boating, camping, bowling… to name a few)

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Location

Located in the heart of Downtown Crossing! Steps away from South Station, great eats, and fun spots!

What are PlacePass Perks + Benefits

PlacePass Benefits Overview

We are proud to offer our employees a list of some of the greatest benefits offered in the start up community. We continue to recruit and invest in the best people we can find!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Culture and fun committees, to name a few.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Yes!
Vision Benefits
Yes!
Health Insurance Benefits
Yes!
Onsite Gym
Yes!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Yes!
Company Equity
Yes!
Performance Bonus
Yes!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Yes!
Flexible Work Schedule
Yes!
Family Medical Leave
Yes!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Yes!
Generous PTO
Yes!
Paid Volunteer Time
Yes!
Sabbatical
Yes!
Paid Holidays
Yes!
Paid Sick Days
Yes!
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Yes!
Casual Dress
Yes!
Company Outings
Yes!
Game Room
Yes!
Stocked Kitchen
Yes!
Some Meals Provided
Yes!
Happy Hours
Yes!
Recreational Clubs
Yes!
Relocation Assistance
Yes!
Fitness Subsidies
Yes!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Yes!
Tuition Reimbursement
Yes!
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