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Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

Nanit is a Tel Aviv-based company that revolutionized the parenting market with innovative baby monitoring technology. Leveraging computer vision, machine learning, and deep learning algorithms, our products offer actionable insights to parents, helping improve their baby's sleep cycles. As a leader in the connected nursery space, we are committed to empowering parents with information and tools to ensure their baby's well-being. Now, as a dynamic, VC-backed startup, we are looking for exceptional talent to join us in our mission to transform the parenting industry further.

Join our dynamic engineering team as a Mid-Level Backend Engineer, where you will contribute significantly to the development of robust backend solutions and product innovations. If you have a passion for software engineering, enjoy tackling challenges, and view software development as an art form, you might be the perfect fit for our team.

Your Impact:

  • Backend System Development: Use cutting-edge technologies to develop and refine backend systems integral to our product's functionality and user experience.
  • Product-Driven Development: Play an active role in a product-focused squad, contributing to projects that align with the company's vision and the product's roadmap.
  • Engineering Project Participation: Take part in significant engineering projects, applying best practices in software craftsmanship to deliver high-quality solutions.
  • Technological Diversity: Work with a range of programming languages including Rust, Clojure, Elixir, and Golang, choosing the best tool for each task.
  • Collaboration and Integration: Collaborate with various teams within the company, contributing to essential microservices and APIs that underpin the product.


  • Professional Experience: 3-5 years of experience in backend software development, demonstrating solid coding skills and a foundational understanding of software design/architecture.
  • System Management Knowledge: Familiarity with critical production systems, encompassing aspects like load balancing, caching, and distributed systems.
  • Web Services Skills: Proficiency in designing and maintaining web services, particularly with REST and WebSocket protocols.
  • Monitoring Abilities: Competence in monitoring high-rate, intensive systems using tools like Grafana and Prometheus.
  • Kubernetes and Cloud Services: Experience with Kubernetes and cloud services (AWS preferred) is beneficial.
  • Problem-solving and Adaptability: Strong capability to solve complex issues and adapt to evolving technologies and environments.
  • Agile Familiarity: Understanding of Agile methodologies and practices.

What You’ll Do:

  • Engage in High-Scale Backend Development: Work on a complex, high-scale backend system supporting our product, using advanced technologies.
  • Explore Technologies: Employ various programming languages to choose the right tool for each job.
  • Join a Team of Experts: Be part of an outstanding team following the principles of software craftsmanship, creating innovative solutions for unique problems.

Preferred Skills:

  • Enthusiasm for new technologies and willingness to explore them.
  • Ability to independently take a concept from research to production.
  • Proactive in stepping out of your comfort zone.
  • Commitment to well-crafted and rigorously tested code.
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud infrastructure (AWS preferred) is a plus.

What We Offer:

  • An innovative and inclusive work environment.
  • A culture that values continuous learning, growth, and innovative thinking.
  • A commitment to productivity, collaboration, and customer satisfaction.
  • Opportunities for career progression and professional development.

If you're excited by this opportunity and feel aligned with the role's requirements, we invite you to apply and contribute to our product's success!