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Senior Backend Engineer, Inbox & Notifications



Software Engineering
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

ClickUp is the world’s only all-in-one productivity platform that flexes to the way people want to work. It replaces all individual workplace productivity tools with a single, unified platform that includes project management, document collaboration, whiteboards, spreadsheets, and AI. Our dedication to enhancing productivity has earned us recognition on prestigious lists including the Forbes Cloud 100, Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, Inc. Power Partners and #1 on two of G2's Best Software Products Lists for 2023 - #1 Project Management Product and #1 Collaboration and Productivity Product. With our headquarters based in San Diego and a rapidly expanding global presence, we are shaping the future of work. Join our team at ClickUp, one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies worldwide, and help millions of users be more productive - saving them at least one day every week. 🦄

Our team owns the next generation of Inbox & Notifications system to facilitate the hyper-growth of our all-in-one productivity platform! You can think of it as the one-stop shop for users to manage all notifications (ClickUp, Gmail and Slack etc). We are looking for passionate and dedicated engineers to help us maintain, develop and scale Inbox & Notifications. The ideal candidate is excited about solving complex technical challenges at scale, while delivering high-quality, performant, and reliable solutions in the cloud. Our key technologies include Typescript and DynamoDB facilitating large-scale, globally distributed infrastructure hosted on Amazon Web Services. Beyond technical skills, we strongly believe in ClickUp Core Values. If they resonate with you too, you will be a great addition to our team!
  • Build features and systems with attention to detail and performance.
  • Own end-to-end development, from conception to production.
  • Engineer not only solutions but also tools to understand the problem.
  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to deliver a world-class product.
  • Identify and implement improvements to our existing systems.
  • Help establish a fun, fulfilling, world-class engineering culture.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent major.
  • 5+ years of experience engineering performant and high-throughput systems (ideally on Node.js).
  • You write high quality code (ideally in TypeScript) and are uniquely productive.
  • You have a track record of building performant, high-throughput systems.
  • You have experience working with no-sql databases at scale (ideally DynamoDB).
  • You have experience with major cloud services (ideally AWS).
  • You are an empathetic communicator.
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and have consistently delivered projects with little direction.
  • You are product-minded and have a good intuition on what a great user experience looks like.
  • Experience building large-scale SaaS platforms supporting millions of users.
  • Experience with micro-services and event-driven architecture.
  • Expertise with technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, DynamoDB and PostgreSQL.
  • Passionate about saving people time by making the world more productive!


Unsure if you meet all the qualifications of this job description but are deeply excited about the role? We hire based on ambition, grit, and a passion for improving the way people work. If you think ClickUp is the company for you, we encourage you to apply!

ClickUp was founded on a culture of hard work, consistent growth, and a desire to break norms. We’re a values-driven company and hire based on ambition, merit, and a willingness to do what it takes to succeed. We don’t care where you’re from, what you look like, or who you’re in a relationship with—we hire the best people for the job, and create an environment that supports employees on their journey to do the most exciting work of their lives! ClickUp is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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Please note we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for roles outside of engineering and product at this time. Sponsorship for engineering and product roles is not guaranteed, but is instead based on the business needs for that specific role at that time. Please reach out to the recruiter with any questions.