Senior Backend Engineer - remote

Posted 2 months ago 166,500.00/USD Annually
Remote co

Title: Senior Backend Engineer (Operations)

Location: US Remote


Honor exists to expand the world’s capacity to care.

We’re combining high tech with high-touch to deliver better home care for aging adults, better jobs for Care Professionals, and entirely new offerings to support the aging journey, at scale.

Founded in 2014, and now a Series E funded “Unicorn”valued at over $1B, Honor leads the world’s largest home care network with the most advanced care platform. Our August 2021 acquisition of Home Instead has created a global company that’s revolutionizing how society cares for older adults, their families, and Care Professionals.

The Honor Care Platform combines local care and the most advanced technology to bring the highest quality care to more aging adults.

Grow at Honor as part of a united team where everyone shows up authentically, shares ideas bravely, and solves complex problems!

About the Work:

Honor seeks a skilled Senior Backend Engineer to enhance and expand our next-generation operations tools. Ideal candidates will have demonstrable experience developing scalable backend solutions in Python, a knack for translating business needs into elegant technical designs, and an aptitude for independently driving projects within a highly collaborative team.


  • System Development &Design: Build and enhance robust backend systems and components in Python, contributing to the existing architectural direction.
  • Proactive Problem Solving: Contribute to feature development, troubleshooting, and identifying proactive solutions to improve system efficiency and robustness.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Build strong relationships with operations teams, effectively grasp their requirements, and propose feasible technical solutions.
  • Operational Impact: Analyze the impact of backend choices on business operations, proposing optimizations and advocating for changes for increased efficiency.
  • React Frontend Support: Help to make frontend changes and offer insight into user-facing architectural decisions.


    • Python Expertise: Significant hands-on experience with Python in a production environment.
    • Independent Execution: Ability to effectively own tasks, work with minimal oversight and proactively suggest solutions.
    • System-Level Thinking: Comprehensive understanding of how backend systems fit into a wider landscape, enabling well-informed design decisions.
    • Stakeholder Engagement: Proven ability to establish positive working relationships, proactively seek stakeholder input, and translate business requirements into actionable technical plans.
    • Adaptability &Growth Mindset: Thrive in a dynamic environment, open to evolving technologies and challenges.
    • Excellent Remote Communication: Highly capable communicator within distributed teams, maintaining transparency and effective collaboration.

      Our range reflects the hiring range for this position. We use national average to determine pay as we are a remote first company. Individual pay is based on a number of factors including qualifications, skills, experience, education, and training.

      Base pay is just a part of our total rewards program. Honor offers equity and 401K with up to a 4% match. We provide medical, dental and vision coverage including zero cost plans for employees. Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance are fully employer paid with a voluntary additional Life Insurance option. We offer a generous time off program, mental health benefits, wellness program, and discount program.

      Hiring Salary Range

      $166,500—$190,000 USD

      What’s next?

      Honor is remote friendly! We’re hiring across the U.S., with an entirely virtual interview and onboarding process. Most of our positions are remote/work from home and do not require permanent relocation. As conditions allow, we have office space for in-person collaboration in our San Francisco Bay Area, CA and Austin, TX hubs. If you’re looking for a great job that offers you the opportunity to work from home, we’d love to talk to you.

      Want to know more about why Honor is a great place to work? Check out our perks!

      We value people! These four people-centric values guide the ways we work and decisions we make every day.

      Honor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or belief.

      Honor is an E-Verify company. For more information please review our Participation and your Right to Work