Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022

Rasgo Senior Backend Engineer Remote · Full time

Rasgo is the cloud-native low-code solution for data prep and visualization. Rasgo enables analysts and citizen data scientists to answer questions from data in minutes, not hours or days. Rasgo has raised over $25M in venture funding through its Series A, led by Insight Partners with continued support from Unusual Ventures. We have global enterprise production customers across Finance, Manufacturing, Biotech, Retail, and Alternative Energy.



Rasgo is fully remote, with employees located across the US including New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. We have grown a world-class team with alumni from Confluent, DataRobot, Slalom, and Domino Data Lab. Our company was founded on two core values:

  • Humility: No brilliant jerks, we learn, grow and win as a team
  • Killer Instinct: Get stuff done, stop at nothing to accomplish your task.


Rasgo is looking for an experienced engineer who is passionate about building a world-class product and who excels at fast-paced development. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background developing APIs, delivering solutions quickly using Python and SQL, and collaboratively designing minimum-viable

products to address specific user needs . A firm grasp of software engineering best practices will be very important in this role. We all love what we do at Rasgo and hope you will too.


As a member of the Engineering Team, you'll partner with our Founders to play a critical role in developing the foundational product and beyond. This is a rare chance to help invent a new way of doing cloud data prep with a next-gen solution enabled by the latest cloud data warehouse technologies. In a typical week, you will take customer-requested features from concept to deployed code. Key activities include:

  • Communicating closely with the product team to fully understand "who" you're building for and the "why" behind what you're building
  • "Dice Rolling" new production functionality (i.e. getting MVP code in production on a daily basis so we can learn from it)
  • Contributing to the product backend (writing API code in python, writing database code in SQL)
  • Contributing to our Python SDKs
  • Writing SQL templates that will be consumed in the product
  • Extending our product to support new cloud data warehouses
  • Supporting our Customer Success team to work directly with customer's data
  • Building an incredible team culture that revolves around accountability, humility, and customer results


  • Expert-level proficiency in modern service oriented architecture, ideally cloud native
  • Senior-level proficiency with Python or similar backend languages
  • Senior-level proficiency creating and maintaining APIs (preferably using fastAPI)
  • Proficiency in SQL and common database technologies
  • Thought leadership in your domain and active collaboration with a team of seniors
  • Experience working on a small team (preferably a start-up) with full responsibility for rapid delivery
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a remote environment
  • At least 5 years of experience in software development


  • Proficiency with React js or similar javascript frameworks
  • Proficiency with multiple cloud data warehouses (Snowflake or BigQuery preferred)
  • Proficiency with Postgres
  • Proficiency with SQLAlchemy or other ORMs
  • Proficiency with AWS, specifically S3
  • Familiarity with dbt (Data Build Tool)
  • Customer Support experience
  • A strong desire to have fun while we crush work
  • A healthy contempt for Agile


Series A Equity, Full Coverage Family Benefits, Unlimited PTO, 401K Contributions, Full Coverage Parental Leave, Cell Phone and Internet Reimbursement, WFH Reimbursement, Latest Hardware, Competitive Salary, Remote Environment, Employee Referral Bonuses

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability,

or veteran status.