Director of Backend Engineer @ Amex - New York, NY

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13 days ago

Director of Backend Engineer

Amex - New York, NY


Resy is a hospitality technology platform that powers restaurants around the world and a consumer-facing reservation platform for passionate diners. Since its inception in 2014,

Resy has created best-in-class software that elevates dining experiences and connects restaurants to a growing network of highly-engaged diners, with the powerful backing of American Express.

Resy is a go-to destination for restaurant discovery, exclusive access, original content, and chef-driven culinary events. The amazing world of restaurants is just two taps away in the Resy app and at

Resy’s restaurant partners use Resy OS — - a complete end-to-end technology platform — to run their businesses smarter and more efficiently.

Resy OS takes into account pre, during and post service guest touchpoints to help operators deliver the best hospitality experience. Platform features include table management, wait list functionality, customized SMS text confirmations, guest feedback tools, reports and analytics for 360-degree visibility into operational performance, ticketing, PCI Level 1 compliant third-party credit card handling, and more.


2/11/2022 AXP Internal 2 At Resy, we are tackling hard problems with elegant solutions and scaling very quickly.

As a Director of Backend Engineer, you will play a crucial role in taking our product to the next level.

We are seeking ambitious coders who are eager to build out exciting features for our restaurant partners and Resy diners. The ideal candidates can work quickly while producing pristine work.

You thrive in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment, you are a collaborator and an innovator, and you are excited about what technology is doing for the hospitality industry.

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering • 8+ years of experience working as a Software Engineer, preferably in a fast-paced startup environment

• 3+ years of experience working as a Software Engineering People Leader • You are a self-starter but very comfortable working closely with a team

  • You have strong expertise with the following:

Python / Ruby / PHPSQL/MySQL/Postgres/Oracle

  • Unit/Functional Testing

• Linux/UNIX • Implementing and building APIs

  • Leading and growing teams of fellow engineers at all stages in their careers
  • A history of taking projects through the entire software development lifecycle from inception to delivery as a leader


  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and challenges and articulate solutions
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and exploit them to their optimal potential At the core of Software Engineering Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

Agile Practices • Porting/Software Configuration

• Programming Languages and Frameworks • Business Analysis

• Analytical Thinking • Business Product Knowledge

  • SQL Performance tuning
  • AWS - EC2 / RDS / S3 / SQS
  • Kafka / Celery / Flask / Django / Supervisord / MongoDB
  • Dev-ops experience
  • Jira / or other project management tool
  • Payment systems experience
  • Websockets experience
  • You enjoy at least one of the following things: shishito peppers, uni, or creme anglaise

Resy is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity through attracting and retaining a diverse team of employees and creating an inclusive environment for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Currently, the Company requires that colleagues, effective March 1, must have received a booster shot against COVID-19 in order to work in or visit any of our US offices, subject to legally required accommodations. If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to visit our offices

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