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Back End Software Engineer

ONEHOPE is seeking a Back-End Engineer who is interested in changing how people interact with an old industry. You write elegant, easy to maintain code without sacrificing performance and code quality for back-end services. You design fault tolerant distributed services that you constantly tinker to perform better, scale easier, automatically recover and allow our teams to be more efficient. You motivate and inspire your fellow engineers, while sharing your technical knowledge and advice with your peers. You are passionate and exploratory about using the best technology for the job while meeting the goals of the product and team. You thrive both collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced, agile environment.


The Technology Team:

You will be joining our technology team, which is a Silicon Valley and Los Angeles based group of UX designers, Full Stack JavaScript engineers and a System Architect using cutting-edge Facebook technology (React, Relay Modern (, GraphQL, Cassandra) on highly available Node.JS microservices built on a masterless cluster Cassandra database. Future projects involving Google’s TensorFlow Machine Learning platform are planned. We shipped our first product in January of 2017. View it here:



  • Bachelor's Degree in CS or equivalent experience
  • 3 - 5 years of back-end experience
  • Expert with back-end software best practices in JavaScript
  • Experience with architecting highly scalable distributed systems
  • Experience with service self discovery and automation
  • Experience designing databases in both noSQL and SQL technologies
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge of solutions to Product Managers
  • Ability to aid engineers and dev ops through the development process
  • Apply testing best practices into your daily work
  • Detailed and organized
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills with cross functional teams
  • Passionate about ONEHOPE building a great online brand
  • Excited to join a high-velocity startup environment
  • Willing to work out of our El Segundo, CA office


Above and Beyond:

  • Experience using modern technologies such as GraphQL, Node.JS, ES6+/ES2017, Cassandra
  • Managed services that had 1K+ simultaneous users
  • DevOps, AWS, datacenter and networking experience
  • Database architecture and optimization
  • ElasticSearch, Hive, Hadoop, Tensorflow service implementations
  • Familiar with Slack, Trello and Asana for project/task management


What We Offer:

  • Benefits and stipends
  • Equity
  • Computer and tech budget
  • Wine
  • Flexible work hours
  • Some weekly remote days
  • Occasional catered lunches


About ONEHOPE Wine

ONEHOPE Wine is the leader in cause-centric commerce for the wine space with over $3M donated. Our award-winning wines are largely produced in collaboration with Rob Mondavi Jr. out of Napa Valley. Our estate vineyard is in the heart of Napa Valley in Rutherford. Since launching into the wine industry in 2007, ONEHOPE Wine’s case production has grown to over 125,000 cases per year. We’re not just another wine company, we’re disrupting existing commerce models with modern experiences.

ONEHOPE is backed by some of the best technology CEOs in the world, including our chairman of the board, Joe Lonsdale (co-founder of Palantir), Erik Anderson (CEO of Top Golf), Wes Chan (Google Analytics and Voice founder) and Ken Howery (co-founder of the Founder’s Fund).

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