Sr. Backend Engineer, Billing



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About HashiCorp

HashiCorp Cloud Platform (HCP) is a fully managed, self-service platform that delivers HashiCorp products as a service, enabling automated infrastructure across any cloud using cutting-edge best practices. At HashiCorp, our vision is to build a generation-defining infrastructure software company. We are powered by our core principles and a growing team of talented, dedicated professionals committed to helping organizations seamlessly transition to and thrive in the cloud.

About the Team

The Billing team builds a robust, compliant, and efficient HashiCorp billing system, emphasizing architectural excellence, precise metering, and comprehensive reporting to drive customer satisfaction and business success. As a high-impact, high-visibility, fully remote team, we are guided by the Taos of HashiCorp principles in our product development and collaboration. We closely collaborate with various cloud partners across the company, steadfastly adhering to our core values.

In this role, you can expect to

  • Develop next-generation distributed systems for the HashiCorp Cloud Platform
  • Build billing services primarily in Golang
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of extremely large-scale systems.
  • Interface directly with internal teams, users, and HashiCorp customers
  • Work with HashiCorp products such as Terraform, Consul, Vault, and Nomad
  • Build and architect systems for managing extremely large-scale global fleets of resources
  • Own the full lifecycle of feature development from design through testing and release
  • Program mostly in Golang (Golang experience not required), learning from and contributing to a team committed to continually improving their skills
  • Collaborate and learn remotely with a dedicated team of engineers, delivering incremental value to the business while enhancing your skills

You may be a good fit for our team if you

  • Have 5+ years of professional software development experience and are proficient in at least one backend programming language (Golang preferred)
  • Experience with billing systems is preferred
  • You are familiar with microservice architectures, and ideally, have seen them in operation on a global scale.
  • Have an understanding of security principles
  • Have prior experience working in high performance or distributed systems
  • Have professional backend software development experience in cloud environments (While we strive to hire at a variety of experience levels, this particular opening is not well-suited for recent graduates)
  • Have prior experience working on and with observability tools
  • Are able to knowledgeably discuss performance, security, and user interactions in complex systems
  • Have commercial experience operating and troubleshooting distributed systems in the cloud

About the Application Process

Please note, as communication is a critical aspect of how we work, a cover letter is a great way to provide a sample of how you communicate. In your cover letter, describe why you're interested in working at HashiCorp, and what draws you to this role in particular.

HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.



Individual pay within the range will be determined based on job related-factors such as skills, experience, and education or training.

The base pay range for this role in the SF Bay Area / NYC area is:
$176,000$207,000 USD
The base pay range for this role in Seattle Metro, Denver / Boulder Metro, New York (excluding NYC), Washington D.C., or California (excluding SF Bay Area) is:
$161,300$189,800 USD
The base pay range for this role in Colorado (excluding Denver / Boulder Metro) and Washington (excluding Seattle Metro) is:
$146,600$172,500 USD