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Founding Engineer



Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

As a Founding Backend Engineer at Reworkd, you will shape the future of LLM agents interacting with the web. In your first month you may:

  • Build a robust queuing system to handle 1M+ compute heavy (Playwright) jobs a day
  • Migrate an existing pool of batch workers off of AWS to bare metal
  • Enhance autoscaling / deployment strategy using K8s or similar technologies
  • Give our code generation agents additional superpowers (e.g. captcha solving, crawling, etc.)


  • Leading and collaborating on mission critical features / bugs
  • Promoting engineering best practices throughout the rest of the team
  • Ensuring that our tech stack is able to scale with our hyper growth

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Located in the SF Bay Area or able to relocate to the Bay Area
  • Expertise in writing production grade Python (+TypeScript). Bonus if you have experience with NextJS, FastAPI, and SQLAlchemy/SQLModel.
  • Prior experience building and managing distributed / batch job systems
  • Proficiency with optimizing queries in MySQL, Postgres, or similar SQL based database
  • Experienced with hosting on AWS and/or bare metal (knowledge of K8s is a plus)
  • Bonus: prior experience as an operator or founding employee at another startup
  • Bonus: deep knowledge of modern web automation techniques (e.g. Selenium, Playwright, CDP protocol, proxies etc.)


The base compensation for this role is $130,000 - $170,000 USD per year. In addition, you will also receive equity-based compensation, a top tier medical/dental/vision plan, and unlimited PTO. In addition, we also host weekly team outings, team dinners and will even give you a haircut (no seriously, our COO is a barber).

Reworkd is an in-person company, our brand new office is located in the heart of San Francisco. Successful candidates will be required to relocate if they do not already live in the Bay Area.

Interview Process:

We like to keep interview loops short but want actual in person working sessions so each of us can determine if we’re the right fit

Step 1: 30 min intro call with a founder

Step 2: 1 hour technical call with founding team

Step 3: A pair programming session with technical team

Reworkd is committed to fostering and empowering an inclusive community within our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reworkd encourages everyone to apply for our available positions, even if they don't necessarily check every box on the job description.