Backend Engineer

  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Technology
  • Mid Level

Botkeeper is an automated bookkeeping solution transforming the accounting industry. Named one of America’s fastest growing companies by both Inc. and the Financial Times in 2021, we’re building a team that isn’t afraid to push the boundaries of what's possible. Together, we work hard, collaborate constantly, lift one another up, and challenge each other without fear. Following our Series C funding led by Grand Oaks Capital, we’re now scaling to achieve the future of bookkeeping!

Our Engineering Team:

We are a group of dedicated and talented engineers, who have an insatiable desire to learn new technologies, implement exciting scalable solutions, and teach each other as we collaborate on projects. Being a part of this team provides an opportunity to work across a variety of technical domains, while contributing insights from your own experiences and domain expertise.

Position Overview:

We’re looking for a Backend Engineer to join the Botkeeper team! You will work closely with our ML & Operations teams to build products, features & external integrations that automate, speed up & advance the quality of the bookkeeping process. On occasion, you might stretch beyond the backend to work on some client code or participate in the UI/UX design process. If this is in your wheelhouse, we would love to talk to you!   


  • Design and development of RESTful web services and integration with 3rd-party APIs
  • Work with product teams and end users in order to understand user interactions and build scalable solutions for improving customer's workflow and experiences
  • Influence the features and direction of our products
  • Active contribution to our code review culture
  • Lead and mentor junior/mid level engineers, establish code standards


  • 3+ years of software engineering experience
  • Knowledge of JS runtime (V8, Node)
  • Experience in either JavaScript (Node.js) and/or Python - Python preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of building and consuming RESTful web services
  • Proficient knowledge of NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • Experience developing within distributed systems / microservices architecture
  • Familiar with security-related best practices including OWASP
  • Experience with Docker containerization
  • Demonstrated experience of building a projects from a completely blank slate
  • Demonstrated experience of learning and extending an existing code base
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and meet production deadlines
  • Curious about how things work, creative about how to approach problems, and eager to collaborate with others

About Botkeeper:

Botkeeper provides bookkeeping to businesses using a powerful combination of skilled accountants and automated data entry through the use of machine learning and AI. Our clients receive 24/7 accounting and support as well as incredible insight into their financials with beautiful dashboards and unlimited reporting. The platform easily integrates with a client’s bank accounts, credit cards, HR system, and POS system, and makes appropriate entries and adjustments to their QuickBooks Online accounts, providing businesses with a 24/7 AI-driven Botkeeper. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. 

Botkeeper Benefits:

We offer unlimited PTO, competitive compensation and healthcare, remote work, and 12 weeks of parental leave. Additional benefits include our annual company retreat, incredible opportunities for career growth, continued professional education, and collaboration with our team of smart, supportive colleagues.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Botkeeper is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and we encourage all to apply to join our team! We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

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