Webflow

Staff Software Engineer, Backend

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What Webflow is looking for in applicants

Webflow is a visual web development platform that empowers non-coders to create incredible experiences for the web.

We’re adding a Staff Software Engineer to our team to lead and manage strategic initiatives to improve and scale our backend services, while helping to mentor other members of our engineering team. 

About the role

  • Location: Remote
  • Full-time

As a Staff Software Engineer, you’ll:

  • Architect, design, and implement scalable backend services
  • Cross-collaborate with software engineers, product managers, designers, and QA analysts in an autonomous, supportive team environment
  • Build and maintain unit and integration tests
  • Mentor other engineers on best practices, code design considerations, and quality

That said, these role responsibilities are just the start! At Webflow, we encourage you to contribute wherever your interests take you — and shape your role accordingly. 

About you

You’ll thrive as a Staff Software Engineer if you:

  • Have 5-10+ years of experience in scalable, multi-tenant environments.
  • Have 2+ years experience tech leading teams, including helping scope and breakdown work.
  • Value testing and documentation equally as much as your code
  • Are comfortable with ambiguity and scoping solutions with your teammates
  • Have consistently communicated trade offs throughout a project to meet both technical and business requirements
  • Get excited about encouraging and developing other engineers

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.

About us

At Webflow, we believe that what we’re doing doesn’t define our success — so we focus on our “why" and "how".

Our Mission

To empower everyone to create for the web — and lead impactful, fulfilling lives while we do it.

Our Core Behaviors
  1. Earn customer trust
  2. Get it done, do it right
  3. Practice candor with care
  4. Dream big, ship often

Our commitments to you

  • We’ll pay you! This is a full-time, salaried position that includes equity
  • We’ll invest in your physical and mental well-being with health, dental, and vision benefits and a monthly stipend for health and wellness expenses
  • We’ll pay you to take a vacation … seriously. We’ll give you a $1,000 bonus for taking your first vacation with us that is more than 5 days
  • We offer flexible parental leave for moms and dads
  • We provide remote employees with the equipment they need to create a great remote work environment
  • We will offer you the support you need to help you grow as an impactful Staff Software Engineer and a healthy human being

Ready to apply?

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for empowering the world, we’d love to hear from you!

Please note that a background check and employment verification is required for this position. We may obtain one or more background screening reports about you, solely for employment purposes. 

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What is Webflow looking for?
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