Senior Backend Engineer, HashiCorp

HCP Core Platform


Salary dependent on location

Senior level
Remote in US

Cloud-computing infrastructure provider

Open for applications


Cloud-computing infrastructure provider

1001+ employees

B2BEnterpriseMarketplaceSaaSCyber SecurityCloud Computing

Open for applications


Salary dependent on location

Senior level
Remote in US

1001+ employees

B2BEnterpriseMarketplaceSaaSCyber SecurityCloud Computing

Company mission

To help organizations to operate infrastructure in the cloud because it believes that infrastructure enables innovation.


Who you are

  • You have 5+ years of professional software development experience and are proficient in at least one backend programming language (Golang desired)
  • You are familiar with high performance or distributed cloud microservices architectures and ideally have already deployed them at a global scale using cloud providers such as AWS, Azure or GCP
  • You are able to knowledgeably discuss performance, security and user interactions in complex systems
  • You are pragmatic, methodical, well-organized, detail-oriented, and self-starting
  • You are a creative thinker who puts the team and business first
  • Have a constant desire to grow, learn, and explore new things

What the job involves

  • The HCP Core Platform team is focused on delivering common, standardized capabilities enabling reliability, consistency, and faster time to delivery
  • We are a high impact, high visibility, fully remote team who have adopted the Taos of HashiCorp as our guiding principles for product development
  • We interact with each other and our several cloud partners across the company following the strong set of company principles
  • Build shared services primarily in Golang
  • Create and manage their life cycle with Github Action workflows and Terraform
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of large-scale systems
  • Work with multiple cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure
  • Work with HashiCorp products such as Terraform, Consul, Vault, and Nomad
  • Interface directly with internal teams, users, and HashiCorp customers
  • Collaborate and learn remotely with your fellow team of committed engineers delivering incremental value to the business while improving skills
  • Own the full lifecycle of feature development from design through testing and release

Application process

  • In your cover letter, describe why you're interested in working at HashiCorp, and what draws you to this role in particular

Otta's take

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Xav Kearney

CTO of Otta

HashiCorp's software streamlines cloud operations for companies' teams, offering open-source solutions to facilitate cloud migration and utilization. Additionally, the company provides commercial versions of its tools, catering to businesses that prefer managed services.

With a pay-per-hour pricing model and adaptable products, HashiCorp enables companies to construct infrastructure spanning legacy systems, private clouds, and multiple cloud providers. its flagship product, Terraform, allows developers to create consistent rules, enhancing operational efficiency and reducing costs.

In a landscape increasingly reliant on AI and automation, HashiCorp simplifies the intricate architecture of data center management, ensuring a rising demand for its services. The company remains committed to enhancing its platform with new features and improving operational efficiency to fuel continued growth.


Top investors

Few candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

5% employee growth in 12 months


Funding (last 2 of 5 rounds)

Mar 2020



Nov 2018



Total funding: $349m

Company benefits

  • Medical, dental & vision
  • Life & disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Vacation and Other Leaves
  • 401(k)
  • Family Expansion Benefit
  • Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Expanded Mental Health Support

Company values

  • We are principled: Our principles create a common language and frame of reference for our employees. You will work in a professional, kind, and supportive environment, encouraged to collectively focus on shared goals
  • We are remote-oriented: Work your way, with the flexibility to create a work environment and schedule that suits your life while helping HashiCorp run and grow as effectively as possible
  • We are creating opportunities: As we expand and succeed, we are creating new opportunities for you to learn new skills while doing your best work. There are always new needs arising, creating endless opportunities to blaze a new path and take ownership of your career
  • We are building a once-in-a-generation company: Be a part of history. Here, you have the chance to help build a once-in-a-generation company defining and implementing the cloud operating model, which is increasingly essential for organizations to thrive in today‚Äôs multi-cloud world

Company HQ

The East Cut, San Francisco, CA


Mitchell Hashimoto


Has worked as CEO and CTO of the company. Was previously Operations Engineer at Kiip, and a Developer at CitrusByte.

Armon Dadgar

(Co-Founder & CTO)

Former Software Engineer at Kiip. Worked as a Software Development Intern at Amazon.

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