Jobs at Tinybird

Backend engineer


Remote · Up to 75k

At Tinybird, we enable developers and data teams to build Realtime Data Products at any scale. We help companies ingest millions of rows per second and power their analytical applications via low-latency, high-concurrency SQL based APIs.

Our founding team has a combined experience of over 60 years building cloud and data intensive products serving organisations all over the world, and we are backed by investors who have built or are building some of the most relevant developer tools out there, like Nat Friedman (GitHub CEO), Nicolas Dessaigne (Algolia co-founder) or Guillermo Rauch (Vercel CEO), among many others.

Being a remote friendly company, with over 20 birdies from different nationalities we share the company values such as, open-minded, accountability driven, transparent and ego-free. We want to achieve great things together. Our strength lies in a diverse team where everyone feels respected. We truly believe it is the key to a better work environment, to making better products and taking better decisions, with a broader and more inclusive approach to everything we do. We have a deep interest in you as a person!

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone to join the team as a Backend engineer that:

  • Is a highly-experienced Backend engineer building complex web applications. The language is not important, we use Python and C++ today, but we are not tied to anything.
  • Write code for web-based applications, create fast, easy-to-use, high volume production applications, and engineer prototypes quickly. Speed always wins.
  • Contributes to engineering efforts from planning and organization, to execution and delivery to solve complex engineering problems.
  • Loves data and SQL.

How could your typical day look like

Tinybird is full of early birds (pum intended). We wake up early to read email and catch up with all the basecamp notifications, tickets and so on (other times some of us just go for a run).

We use Basecamp for daily coordination and planning, GitLab for issue tracking and milestones, and Google Docs to discuss things like product decisions. There is always something to read and discuss. We like meetings but we don't like too many meetings, that's why a few meetings are open to everyone within the company (Customer success, product status and our bi-weely townhall) while we focus on creating small and productive teams for solving problems.

We talk about product every day. It needs to be a balance between today and tomorrow's problems so the vision of someone that is working with the product to fix real problems is crucial (that'd be you as well).

Our product design approach is quite simple: someone proposes a solution to a problem something, explains why it's important and describes how it would work. Then,  everyone else asks questions and we decide if that makes sense or not. You'll be part of this, of course.

We also take time to write blog posts about how to do things with our product. It's hard to keep up with the pace, especially if we have a problem or an unexpected client request, but writing those helps us a lot.

Some bits about the way we work

  • We are a fully remote company, and not just because of COVID19. All of our previous companies were remote friendly companies.
  • We give you up to 2400€ to get the right setup at home if you need it
  • We are just starting up so your work will impact everything we do. We also believe in full transparency and you will always know what is going on

Here you have our company principles.

The Process

We try to simplify the process as much as we can, and we don't like to extend it with any candidate more than two weeks (if the whole process is completed):

  • First contact meeting: where you will meet two other Tinybird backend engineers.
  • Test: simple async test, where there is no limited time (although we encourage to not spend more than 4 hours).
  • Second meeting: meet other founders and/or members of the team.
  • We make you an offer.
  • That's it!


  • A competitive package, including Stock Options.
  • Up to 75k depending on experience.
  • 23 days of holiday a year (plus your birthday and public holidays), but who's counting.
  • Freedom to work from wherever suits you best. Ideally London, Amsterdam, Madrid or Central Europe in general for the E.U.

How to apply

Fill up the form at the end or send us an email telling us a bit about yourself, and asking us whatever you need to know about the problem we are trying to solve, the company, your role, etc...

Not for you? We are always looking for people to take our team to the next level. If you can’t find any job opening that sounds right for you on our careers page, send us an email at telling us about yourself and about which things you'd like on work with us.