Senior Backend Software Developer, STAT

Engineering Remote - Canada


Moz is hiring a Back-End Software Developer to join the newly re-formed STAT team. This is a new team, spinning up to support the modernization of the STAT product.
In this role, the developer will be a key contributor in the ambitious greenfield project to rewrite the existing Ruby backend systems for STAT in Go. They will have the opportunity to learn and implement a clean architecture pattern to produce decoupled, reusable code that is easy to maintain as well as create a modern technical stack with full CI/CD deployment. The team member will play a substantial role in the revitalization of the STAT technical stack, and the impact it has on the success of the STAT product.


  • Contribute to rewriting the existing Ruby backend systems for STAT in Go

  • Design, code, and support new & legacy code for STAT’s next generation of features.

  • Take responsibility for technical design, implementation, and delivery of projects

  • Manage and improve the retrieval and transformation of STAT data, addressing challenges in the form of data scale, and computational efficiency.

  • Take turns in the on-call rotation handling systems and operations issues as they arise.

  • Work with our pod of international developers also contributing to STAT.

  • Work with your manager to devise a plan for future career growth, including mentorship of junior & intermediate developers.

  • Ensure the quality and performance of STAT data pipelines through code review, documentation, metrics and logging analysis, etc.

Required Experience:
  • Professional experience with SaaS development processes.

  • Mentorship of other team members in best practices and skills both technical and non-technical.

  • 5+ years experience in a software development role where work directly affected customer or end-user product experience or performance

  • Shipping of several large data-focused deliverables using cloud infrastructure, in particular AWS.

  • Experience in designing, building and supporting multiple complex data-centric pipelines/ETL systems

  • Experience maintaining production systems, responding to bugs and outages, managing uptime

  • Time in a role with responsibilities outside of code, e.g., monitoring, instrumentation, operations, dealing with servers/containers, deployment, etc.

  • Experience with Go, Ruby, APIs, distributed systems, Unix systems & tools, queuing systems and effective strategies for monitoring/alerting

  • Exposure to Rails, Docker, Terraform and AWS systems including Lambda, SQS, S3, ECS, EC2 & EventBridge

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