Junior Software Engineer-Backend

Zuma makes an automated sales agent that converses with 100% of inbound leads, ultimately improving the way consumers interact with businesses and organizations. We’ve built this from the ground up using AI, ML, and human support which helps increase sales conversion and support capacity for businesses of all kinds.

Zuma is one of the fastest-growing start-ups in San Francisco, and is well-funded and backed by world-class investors such as Y-Combinator, Joe Montana’s fund (Liquid 2 Ventures), Day One Ventures, Soma Capital, and other notable angel investors including Austen Allred (from Lambda School), YC’s ex-COO Qasar Younis, among others.

Headquartered in San Francisco, USA, we operate nationally and have plans to grow rapidly over the next few years. To do that, we need great people committed to our vision in a big way. We're looking to build a team of rock stars that are equally excited about the opportunity to leverage technology to improve the way customers interact with businesses!

We're looking for a Junior Software Engineer with experience building highly scalable systems to join our growing Engineering team at Zuma. In this role, you will work closely with members of the engineering and product teams to deliver against our ambitious product roadmap as well as have a direct impact on the products and features you'll be building. We're a small but nimble team and are looking for candidates who thrive in an autonomous environment, with experience shipping products quickly and iteratively.

If you enjoy working in a fast-paced start-up environment where your work will make an immediate impact as we continue to scale, this would be a great fit for you!

About You:

2+ years of professional software development experience

2+ years experience building with AWS tech stack (RDS, EC2, Lambda)

Experience in developing complex web applications using MERN stackProficient in Javascript ES6 and above

Should be hands-on knowledge in working on VCS like Git

Should have hands-on knowledge in developing web applications in the React ecosystem

Should have sound knowledge in algorithms and problem-solving techniques

Should have knowledge about web application development and related technologies