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Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Portland, OR, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · Portland, OR, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024
Senior Backend Engineer at Milo (W20)
$150K - $200K
The Family AI - a copilot for parents to tackle the invisible load of running and raising a family.
San Francisco, CA, US / Remote (Seattle, WA, US; Portland, OR, US; Los Angeles, CA, US)
6+ years
About Milo

Milo connects to all the sources of info and tasks in a family and creates a simple way to assign and send things to where they need to go.

About the role
Skills: Python, SQL, Distributed Systems, Data Warehousing, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

About Milo

Milo is an AI copilot, built to help manage the chaos of everyday family life. Our users use Milo to keep track of what's going on, to look around corners and see what's coming up and stay on top of it.

We're seed stage, funded by OpenAI + Y Combinator and several others.

Milo is dedicated to simplifying the lives of parents and caregivers. Learn more at joinmilo.com.

About the Role

As we look to grow our beta and scale our product, we're looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our small but mighty team based in San Francisco.

The Work Ahead

Joining Milo as a Senior Backend Engineer means you'll:

  • Fortify and scale our backend to reliably support our growing user base of families.
  • Craft and optimize backend services and APIs, ensuring a smooth and responsive experience for our users.
  • Engage in collaborative problem-solving to introduce and refine features that address real family needs.
  • Drive technical decisions and contribute to the strategic direction of our product as we grow.

About You

You might just be the person we're looking for if you:

  • Have at least 4+ years of backend development experience, preferably in a startup setting.
  • Are proficient in Python and have experience with AWS, Supabase, and Twilio.
  • Thrive in small, dynamic teams and are excited about building something from the ground up.
  • Possess a keen eye for detail, can work independently, and are driven by a passion for learning and improvement.
  • Have a genuine interest in making family life easier and more enjoyable through technology.

Our Culture

We're a team of five with a hub in San Francisco, passionate about building technology that makes a tangible difference in people's lives. At Milo, we value communication, creativity, and a hands-on approach to problem-solving. We believe in the strength of our team and the power of our collective ideas to shape the future of parenting.


Our job is to connect a diverse set of data inputs (school calendars, Gcal, email, SMS, pdfs) into a central system and then send info to the places people already use (calendar, email, SMS) so we look for people that are well versed in a wide range of languages, tech stacks and protocols.

San Francisco, CA, US / Remote (Seattle, WA, US; Portland, OR, US; Los Angeles, CA, US)
6+ years