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Senior/Staff Backend Engineer, Endpoints



7d ago

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years) - Expert / Leadership (9+ years)
  • Software Engineering
  • Toronto
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AI generated summary

  • You've shipped beloved backend services/web apps, value user impact, mentor developers, conduct technical interviews, and execute projects start to finish in languages like Go/Python.
  • You will work closely with a team to craft user-friendly web experiences with Golang backend code, build internal tools, and stay ahead with new technologies.


  • You’ve shipped fast and snappy backend services or web apps loved by many users
  • You care about bringing value to our users - It’s not just about chasing the latest tech stack. You understand the balance between craft and speed
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy working at a growing company
  • You get energized by the opportunity to make a big impact in a small team
  • You love mentoring developers of all levels and have excellent communication skills to provide effective feedback
  • You have conducted thoughtful and collaborative technical interviews for engineers in partnership with Talent and Engineering teams
  • You have crafted a project proposal, socialized it across teams, and built buy-in to execute it from start to finish
  • You have previous experience in Go, Python or other languages for developing backend services


  • Work with a small but ambitious team of product engineers, designers, and product managers
  • Ship delightful experiences for our user-facing products, meticulously crafting code for browsers and occasionally server code
  • Own and build robust services-oriented web experiences, our backend stack includes: Golang
  • Build internal tooling (CI/CD, dev utilities) to move faster together
  • Keep up with the cutting edge and adopt new technologies to improve performance and reliability


What is the primary focus of this role as a Senior/Staff Backend Engineer, Endpoints at Cohere?

The primary focus of this role is to help scale intelligence to serve humanity by training and deploying frontier models for developers and enterprises building AI systems. This includes working on content generation, semantic search, RAG, and agents to drive value for customers.

What is the work culture like at Cohere?

At Cohere, we obsess over what we build and each team member is responsible for contributing to increasing the capabilities of our models. We work hard, move fast, and strive to do what’s best for our customers. We have a diverse team of passionate individuals who are experts in their fields and believe that diverse perspectives are essential for building great products.

What kind of team will I work with as a Senior/Staff Backend Engineer, Endpoints?

You will work with a team of researchers, engineers, designers, and other professionals who are all passionate about their craft. Each team member is considered one of the best in the world at what they do, and together, we collaborate to shape the future of AI.

At Cohere, our mission is to build machines that understand the world, and to make them safely accessible to all.

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Mission & Purpose

Cohere provides unprecedented access to affordable, easy-to-deploy large language models. Our platform gives computers the ability to read and write - whether you want to better understand what your customers are saying, or you want to write compelling copy that speaks to your target audience, Cohere can help.