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Backend Engineer, Dev Ops

Los Angeles / Remote

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August 20
Full Time

At Glossi, we’re adding to our stellar startup team set to change the game for product marketing.  Our platform tool brings real-time 3D content creation to the cloud, empowering anyone to create photo-real videos and images in seconds.

While we haven’t launched publicly yet, we're already working with Fortune 500 companies such as Epson and Moen and building to a a mid 2022 release.

About the role

As a Backend Engineer at Glossi, you will help lead an industry-defining shift to real-time, streamed, in-browser CGI (think of us like Stadia but for content creation).

We’re looking for someone to orchestrate the seamless interplay between a cloud-hosted desktop app, video review tools, billing, client management- the whole nine yards. You’ll be working closely with our Unreal Engine developers to design performant APIs for project creation, media management and build low-latency, high-reliability cloud deployments. The best fit for the role is deeply interested in real-time rendering, systems design and has extensive experience building web-based real-time server applications. 

We are based in Los Angeles but are remote-friendly. As an early employee, you’ll play a large role in defining our engineering culture.


  • Architecting and developing microservices to integrate or transform data across our systems
  • Building and scaling systems and tools related to creating, reviewing, transcoding, and delivering video. 
  • Deploying Unreal Engine-based applications to cloud servers
  • Instrumenting logging/metrics/tracing to improve observability across complete stack
  • Adopting Containers and Kubernetes for new and existing servic

You may succeed in this role if...

  • Are excited by the opportunity to create an entire greenfield web environment
  • Love to solve novel and exciting problems
  • Can self-assess the needs of a system or team and make a case to prioritize that work
  • Dislike solving the same problems over-and-over- so you automate or eliminate them
  • Want to make everyone's job easier by improving workflows
  • Are comfortable digging through metrics, logs, and whatever else to fix a problem

Ideal requirements

  • 4+ years of industry experience in a backend or dev ops engineering role
  • Experience building scalable backend infrastructure and cloud orchestration systems such as Kubernetes, and cloud providers such as AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Support and management of an existing microservice architecture
  • Management of certificates, virtual and physical networks on target platform
  • Configuration, Deployment and usage of SQL and NoSQL Databases
  • Familiarity of CI and CD concepts and creation of associated pipelines
  • Test and usage of REST APIs
  • Management and configuration of an event bus such as Kafka
  • OAuth2 or similar
  • Opinionated about writing robust and maintainable client-server architectures and APIs.