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Back End Developer job in El Segundo, CA | LEIA Inc.

Back-End Developer
LEIA Inc.El Segundo, CA4 months ago
Light up Life.

At Leia we are working at the forefront of display technology — making screens come to life in richer, deeper, and more beautiful ways. We apply our proprietary nanotechnology to give any display the ability to produce lightfield, immersive "holographic" content — no glasses, no tracking, no fuss.

Through our digital platform we aim to create an environment where developers and artists of the future will bring their creativity to life and deliver breathtaking experiences to the world at large.

Come join a passionate team in a beautiful adventure where you will be defining the digital experiences of tomorrow.

Job Description

We are seeking several backend Developers for our Headquarters in Menlo Park, CA and our satellite office win Los Angeles, CA. Ideally, you will come with five or more years of experience developing backends for web, mobile web and native mobile applications.

You will be part of an exciting team working closely with product and technology stakeholders to define problems, improve existing applications and help create new experiences that allow users to get the most out of our products..


As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for helping to build a robust platform that will be supporting web, client and Android mobile applications for content creators, app and end consumers across different devices and industries. You will be responsible for:

  • Helping to design and prototype new services and applications,
  • Improving and optimizing existing backend systems including cloud infrastructure, database and CMS
  • Working with and supporting partner developers across a wide range of devices and platforms.

  • 5+ years experience as a software engineer / web developer.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following languages:
  • Node.js, C/C++, C#, .Net, Java and/or Python
  • Expertise building RESTful Web APIs and backend services for modern, responsive web and mobile applications.
  • Expertise in best practices, design patterns, architecture and data modeling.
  • Expertise in security best practices and authentication protocols such as: SAML, OAuth, Token-based authentication.
  • Comfortable using GitHub, JIRA, Jenkins and Slack.
  • Ability to work in an exciting startup environment.

  • Experience with Node.js and cloud platforms such as AWS, Google or Azure.
  • Experience with building GraphQL APIs and Microservices.
  • Experience with Message Queues/Bus such as RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, MSMQ.
  • Experience in front-end web technologies such as:
  • HTML/CSS, JavaScript, JSON, Angular, React, Vue
  • Experience working with payment systems such as Stripe, BrainTree, etc.
  • Experience building and setting up CMS-driven applications.
  • Experience implementing frontend data and analytics technologies:
  • Google Analytics & Firebase
  • Implementing A/B testing for user applications
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related field.
  • Experience with app publishing platforms (Google Play, ITunes COnnect, Oculus)
Experience developing on VR/AR platforms (Oculus, Unity, Unreal, ARCore, ARKit)

Why Leia?

At Leia Inc. we strive to light up life by making everyday more beautiful and meaningful. We are building the future of digital interactions. Leveraging the most recent advances in nanotechnology and intelligent software, we are building an exhaustive technology platform that lets people experience the digital world in more intuitive and beautiful ways. In order to assemble top talent to help realize this mission Leia offers our employees:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • Medical, Dental, and 401(k)
  • 160 hours PTO (4 weeks)
  • Catered lunch daily and an office stocked with healthy (and unhealthy) snacks and beverages
  • Onsite workout facility
  • Easy access to our offices from anywhere in the SF Bay Area
Leia Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates are evaluated without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.


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