Detroit Labs is hiring a

Senior Back-end Software Engineer (OnSite)

Detroit, United States

Detroit Labs is looking for senior level Back-end Software Engineers to join our OnSite team for an exciting new project. As a member of our OnSite team, you’ll work remotely within our clients’ team and play an important role in the development of software used by the masses.

You will contribute to the development of back-end services by designing system and software architecture, writing specs, building code, as well as working on key components of platform infrastructure to help scale the project globally.

As a full time member of our OnSite team, you're part of Detroit Labs family. We offer a people-first approach to building products, services, and teams. You’ll have access to ongoing career development, mentorship, and be a part of a great group of people who are passionate about staying up on the newest technologies, and never settling for less then the best. We invest in your career growth by providing consistent check-ins, learning activities, yearly retros, and support through out your time to ensure you are always growing, and working towards your best.

This is a full-time salaried role with full medical, vision, and dental benefits, 401K matching, monthly team outings and more.


  • 4+ years of experience in a software engineering role
  • Willingness to take ownership of projects end to end, managing broad scope and ambiguity, mentoring other engineers, leading by example, and collaborating with fellow team members
  • Experience developing, releasing, and maintaining mission-critical applications
  • Proficiency with data structures, algorithms and distributed computing
  • Proficiency with functional, object-oriented and scripting languages
  • Understanding of communication protocols and experience building APIs
  • Experience with system design, including the operational trade-offs of various designs
  • Experience working with Scala, or similar back-end languages

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Developing for Google Cloud Platform
  • Statistics experience and bias for measurement and driving action with metrics


  • Full medical, dental, vision healthcare benefits
  • 401k matching
  • Annual wellness and personal development budget
  • Paid vacation
  • Ongoing mentorship
  • Continued learning and development opportunities
  • Monthly outings, lunches, and events
  • Volunteer opportunities

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