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Senior Backend Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024

Miles is a universal rewards app similar to a frequent flyer program but for all forms of transportation. Miles delivers value for every mile traveled, across every mode of travel, anywhere in the world. Whether by car (as a driver, passenger, or rideshare), plane, train, subway, bus, boat, bicycle, or on foot, the Miles app effortlessly awards users’ travel - regardless of where their journey takes them. Miles can be saved or redeemed at any time - for cash from PayPal or gift cards from amazing brands such as Amazon, Starbucks, Subway, AMC, Burger King, ULTA Beauty, and many more.

Miles is a Silicon Valley-based startup (having raised $28Mn) with backing from prominent VCs (Porsche, Scrum, JetBlue, Translink, Liil, Urban Us, Sony, Panasonic, and many more). Join the Miles family and be part of this revolutionary program!

Miles is looking for an outstanding Backend Engineer. This is a key role in helping shape the Miles brand as Miles continues to grow and strengthen its leadership in the mobility and loyalty industries. You will be working with a great team from diverse backgrounds in a collaborative and supportive environment. We solve a wide variety of interesting technical challenges and continually build up our platform to power the next generation of scale and features. We partner closely with Product, Design, UX, and mobile teams to build and ship the most impactful features.

About You

You want to join an early startup on a fast growth trajectory. You are self motivated, take end to end ownership, communicate effectively, and are a fast learner.


  • Advance the platform for the next generation of features, scale, and reliability.
  • Collaborate with Product, Design/UX, and mobile engineers to provide feedback, plan, and execute on roadmap features.
  • Strong execution to build and ship high quality features through weekly sprints and releases
  • Maintain highly reliable services with an SLA. Diagnose and fix production issues swiftly.