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Sr. Backend Engineer, Identity


REQ IDJR103331

Sr. Backend Engineer, Identity


Location: US 100% remote

About HashiCorp

HashiCorp Cloud Platform (HCP) is a fully managed, self-service platform that delivers HashiCorp products as a service, enabling automated infrastructure across any cloud using cutting-edge best practices. At HashiCorp, our vision is to build a generation-defining infrastructure software company. We are powered by our core principles and a growing team of talented, dedicated professionals committed to helping organizations seamlessly transition to and thrive in the cloud.

About the Team

The HCP Identity & Access Management (IAM) engineering teams craft secure, scalable, and intuitive solutions for managing identities and access control within the HashiCorp Cloud Platform.This involves building authentication, authorization and access control systems, all while making the product experience seamless for our users, customers and developers. As a high-impact, high-visibility, fully remote team, we are guided by the Taos of HashiCorp principles in our product development and collaboration. We closely collaborate with various cloud partners across the company, steadfastly adhering to our core values.

In this role, you can expect to

  • Develop next-generation distributed systems for the HashiCorp Cloud Platform
  • Architect and build systems for managing extremely large-scale global fleets of resources that are scalable, reliable, and enterprise-level
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders, including customers, product, design and a dedicated team of engineers, delivering incremental value to the business while enhancing your skills
  • Build tools and primitives that empower engineers at HashiCorp to easily build authentication and authorization into their products
  • Own the full lifecycle of feature development, from design through testing and release

You may be a good fit for our team if you

  • Have 5+ years of professional software development experience and are proficient in at least one backend programming language (Golang preferred)
  • Are an Identity professional with experience leading authentication, authorization, and identity management initiatives in complex environments
  • Have industry experience in building globally distributed systems in Golang, integrating with Identity-as-a-Service platforms like Auth0 or Okta and the major Cloud Service Provider Identity systems
  • Expertise designing and building authorization systems (RBAC and ABAC)
  • Are pragmatic, methodical, well-organized, detail-oriented, and a self-starter
  • Have a constant desire to grow, learn, and explore new things

About the Application Process

Please note, as communication is a critical aspect of how we work, a cover letter is a great way to provide a sample of how you communicate. In your cover letter, describe why you’re interested in working at HashiCorp, and what draws you to this role in particular.



Individual pay within the range will be determined based on job related-factors such as skills, experience, and education or training.

The base pay range for this role in the SF Bay Area / NYC area is:

$176,000—$207,000 USD

The base pay range for this role in Seattle Metro, Denver / Boulder Metro, New York (excluding NYC), Washington D.C., or California (excluding SF Bay Area) is:

$161,300—$189,800 USD

The base pay range for this role in Colorado (excluding Denver / Boulder Metro) and Washington (excluding Seattle Metro) is:

$146,600—$172,500 USD


Life at HashiCorp

HashiCorp is driven by our people and our principles which have been the foundation of everything we do since the company was founded in 2012. Join us on our journey as we work to support the world’s most innovative companies as they transition to cloud and multi-cloud infrastructure through simple yet powerful workflows and automation.

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About HashiCorp

At HashiCorp, we build the infrastructure that enables innovation. Our suite of multi-cloud infrastructure automation products are the underpinnings of the largest enterprises in the world, who rely on our solutions to provision, secure, connect, and run their critical applications to deliver crucial services, communications tools, and entertainment platforms to the world. We’re building a once-in-a-generation infrastructure company with a unique approach rather than focusing on specific technologies, and we build products and solutions that support real-world workflows spanning the multiple cloud environments that nearly every organization worldwide is using today.

HashiCorp is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and other applicable state or local laws.

HashiCorp is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to benefits@hashicorp.com

We comply with all laws and regulations set forth in the following posters:

Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal

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