About Airvet:

Founded in Los Angeles in 2019, Airvet is modernizing the way pet parents care for their pets. The pet industry is already a $100+ billion domestic industry, and Airvet has quickly become one of the largest pet telehealth and connected care platforms in the country. In our first 18 months, we've become the #1 rated and reviewed pet telehealth platform in the App Store and Google Play. To date, we’ve helped over 100,000 pets connect with thousands of world-class veterinarians and specialists across the country. In July 2020, we closed a $17 million Series A from Tier 1 venture and strategic investors, and are rapidly expanding our products and operations into new markets. If you love pets and believe that every pet deserves access to world class care, Airvet is where you will make that possible. We look forward to building the future of pet care together.

About the Role:

We are seeking passionate Backend Engineers, fluent in our relevant stack languages with experience in building platform-driven, scalable, distributed systems in the Cloud to join our top-notch fully-remote team. This is a greenfield development initiative with a lot of career and leadership opportunities. This is a FULLY REMOTE role.

As the company scales its products and operations to new markets and customers, we are beginning to tackle new challenges that include UI/UX, scalability, enterprise applications, analytics, and video optimization, among many other things. 

Our Stack:

  • Backend: Go (transactions and network), Python (legacy and data pipeline)

  • Databases: PostgreSQL, Redis

  • Infrastructure: Terraform, Kubernetes on AWS/GCP

  • Mobile: iOS/Swift and Android/Kotlin

  • Web: React.js, Next.js, JavaScript (legacy), TypeScript

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Own and develop backend applications/services

  • Gather functional and non-functional requirements, and design the appropriate data model and systems for Airvet applications/services

  • Maintain quality, data integrity, and consistency of our backend systems

  • Define and enforce best practices and standards for the team

  • Perform code and technical design reviews

  • Unit test code for robustness and usability

What Would Make You a Strong Fit for the Role?

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Science or a related field; or equivalent years of experience in a relevant field

  • Atleast two (02) years of experience in API and distributed systems development experience, specifically with Golang and/or an equivalent language

  • Atleast two (02) years of experience with NoSQL or relational databases

  • Proficient in unit testing and test/automation

  • Good to deep understanding of software system, including Linux and Cloud infrastructure (AWS or Google Cloud)

  • Self-driven with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and dealing with ambiguity

  • Organized and write well-understood, clean code

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Quick learner

  • Great sense of humor :-)

  • Bonus Points (for one or more of the following): experience developing CloudNative applications eg. Kubernetes, gRPC, microservice; engineering leadership; good DevOps skills; and, event-driven architecture.


  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage  including Dependents

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Telemedicine and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Life and AD&D policies

  • PTO, paid holidays, and flexible time off approach

  • Los Angeles-based and Remote Work team

  • Pet-friendly of course!

***Please note that we are NOT in a position to sponsor work visas or handle visa transfers at this time.***

Closing Statement:

Airvet is dedicated to working with the highest skilled people from the most inclusive talent pool feasible. We maintain that diversity, in all aspects, leads to positive change, solutions, and innovation for our customers; and, career fulfillment for our employees. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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