Plai Labs is hiring a
Web3 Senior Backend Engineer

Compensation: $165k - $200k

Location: Los Angeles

Senior Backend Engineer

Los Angeles /
PlaiDay – Engineering - Plai App /
Full Time
/ Hybrid

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Who We Are
PlaiDay is the first social network built on Generative AI. We’re a venture-backed startup led by a seasoned team of entrepreneurs with multiple exits. We are passionate about creating a culture-shaping consumer mobile experience that brings the power and fun of Gen AI to the masses. Check out more here:

We are looking for a top-quality Senior Backend Python Engineer for a large-scale app launch. Our right fit is someone who enjoys solving problems, has deep experience with Python, cares about scalability, interacts effectively in a team environment, and takes ownership and pride in the work that they do.


    • Design, develop, and maintain a scalable backend for a technology platform supporting AI-powered social products.
    • Write efficient and reliable code for easy maintenance.
    • Implement process improvements, automate tasks, and enhance infrastructure for scalability.
    • Review architecture for adherence to standards.
    • Collaborate with QA for high-quality mobile apps.
    • Work with product and frontend teams to meet deadlines.
    • Develop and manage cloud-based infrastructure (GCP).
    • Optimize middle-tier architecture for efficient data processing and integration.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • 8+ years of experience building complex systems with Python.
    • Strong Python skills, including Django or Flask web frameworks.
    • Proficiency in RESTful APIs using Django REST Framework.
    • Understanding of software architecture and design patterns.
    • Experience with PostgreSQL and GCP Spanner.
    • Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes, and Google Cloud services.
    • Hands-on experience with distributed databases and SQL optimization.
    • CI/CD experience and knowledge of mobile app backend challenges.
    • Strong communication skills and project ownership.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with Celery/Redis or other task processing and message queuing tools.
    • Advanced skills with Django and PostgreSQL.
    • Familiarity with machine learning algorithms and AI principles.
    • Experience in mobile application backend development iOS Proficiency in modern DevOps tools and methodologies.

What We Offer:

    • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
    • Stock options in a high-growth startup.
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
    • A collaborative and innovative work environment.
    • Opportunities for career advancement and professional growth.
    • The chance to be part of a dynamic team making a significant impact in the Generative AI space.
$165,000 - $200,000 a year
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