Software Engineer, Back-End - Vancouver

Job Description

The opportunity
Grammarly empowers people to thrive and connect, whenever and wherever they communicate. Every day, 30 million people around the world use our AI-powered writing assistant. All of this begins with our team collaborating in a values-driven and learning-oriented environment.
To achieve our ambitious goals, were looking for Back-End Software Engineers to join our engineering teams.
Grammarlys engineers and researchers have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughsand, in turn, influence our product roadmap. The complexity of our technical challenges is growing rapidly as we scale our interfaces, algorithms, and infrastructure. Read more about our stack or hear from our team on our technical blog.
Your impact
As a Back-End Engineer at Grammarly, you will play a critical role in building core parts of the Grammarly product offering, infrastructure, and features to help 30 million users write more clearly and effectively every day.
Grammarly is growing rapidly. There are opportunities to join a team where you can learn from experienced peers, and opportunities to build product offerings and teams from the ground up. Within our growing engineering organization, there is plenty of room for ownership and direct impact on users. Learn more about our teams and the problems they are solving.
As a Back-End Engineer, you will:
Start building and pushing code in your first week and ship impactful features in your first few months.
Build and support production services with high call rates.
Target high availability for consumer and enterprise customers.
Learn how to build infrastructure as code (IaC).
Collaborate widely with internal teams to deliver delightful product offerings to our customers.
Contribute to an engineering culture with a strong emphasis on documentation, testing, and user experience.
Evaluate the systems and technology in place today while proposing systems and architecture that can scale for the future.
Have the opportunity to mentor new hires.
Were looking for someone who
Embodies our EAGER valuesis ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
Brings at least three years of experience in back-end development, ideally using Java or other JVM languages.
Displays excellent software engineering fundamentals, including knowledge of algorithms and data structures.
Demonstrates perseverance when faced with tough technical issues.
Has some experience with AWS or other cloud offerings (GCP, Azure, etc.).
Has experience building, deploying, and debugging production systems at scale.
Cares about the end-user experience and strives to ensure high quality.
We invite you to share your knowledge, experience, and goals with us to help us find the best team match for you. Tell us your superpower!
Support for you, professionally and personally
Professional growth: We hire people we trust, and we give team members autonomy to do their best work. We also support professional development with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
A connected team: Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. We have a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER values. We also take time to celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific events and programs.
Comprehensive benefits: Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package that includes superior health care. We also offer ample and defined time off, catered lunches, gym and recreation stipends, admission discounts, and more.
We encourage you to apply
At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage allespecially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizationsto apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of ancestry, race, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and abides by the Employment Equity Act.

Work in Canada
Employment Options
Academic Degree
Professional Experience
  • Java
  • JVM-based Language Preferred
  • AWS
  • Other Public Cloud Offering
  • Strong CS Fundamentals Including Algorithms
  • Data Structures
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