Lead Backend Engineer at Kryo

Published a year ago

Who is Kryo?

Kryo, Inc is the parent company of chili™, the high-growth sleep solutions company that is rapidly changing the way the world sleeps. Through a scientific approach to delivering products that help improve health and wellness through enhanced sleep quality, chili uses technology to deliver results that some might even call “magical.”  We designed the original and most effective temperature-regulation sleep system, the chiliPAD™, trusted by thousands of delighted customers including pro athletes in every major US sports league, biohackers, business executives, ex-US Presidents and countless other high achievers seeking to optimize their health without pills or drugs.

More and more customers are experience the life-changing benefits of better sleep, enabled by the chiliPAD and new OOLER sleep system, which has led to rapid growth! To keep pace, we are seeking a Lead Backend Engineer to help us build our IoT Platform and continue our brand’s record growth!

Our aim is to help 15 million people sleep better in the next five years — one night of restful sleep at a time. Our passion is building products that enable people to get better, more effective sleep. 

Read more about chili, and our goal to be the future of sleep-driven health, at chilitechnology.com.

What We're Building

We are seeking a strong technical lead engineer with experience integrating with building a platform to support our growing suite of connected products. to join the team. Kudos if you have built something using Amazon Greengrass and/or the AWS IoT tools.

You will be responsible for designing and architecting the interfaces between our products, APIs, and apps. You will work closes with our consumer apps team, and firmware engineers.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that is goal-oriented and emphasizes accountability for delivering results.

What You’ll Do

  • Participate in requirements gathering, technical specification, and the design and development of complex software projects

  • Take technical ownership of our current and future IoT platform

  • Build and deliver consistent high-quality products

  • Ensure solutions are feasible and implemented within technical and business constraints

  • Estimate and scope work in a timely fashion.

  • Monitor and review existing technology and tools and offer guidance on how we can get better

  • Lead a small team of firmware and backend engineers

  • Communicate and live the company’s purpose, core values, and vision.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Java/Kotlin or Go

  • Design of services in micro services architecture, containers and container orchestration.

  • Deep understanding of AWS including IAM, Cognito, DynamoDB, API Gateway, Lambda, and S3

  • Team leadership experience

The Perks

  • Competitive Salary

  • Employer-paid healthcare benefits

  • 401k Options

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Great company culture

We are Not a Good Fit for You if:

  • You aren’t a hands-on manager that isn’t afraid to jump in and get the job done.

  • You want to stay in your lane with a small fixed set of responsibilities.

  • You want someone to tell you how to do your job.

  • You don’t like to change in your daily routine & tasks.

  • You don’t like to sleep and don’t believe high-quality sleep will help people live longer, healthier, and better lives.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

Job Type: Full-time


  • Mooresville, NC or Remote


  • Monday to Friday

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