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Senior Backend Engineer with social video platform

New York, NY
This global internet phenomenon lets you be the internet. With over 200 million installs, 6 billion videos, tens of thousands of daily downloads across 192 countries, and an unmanageable backlog of A-list celebrities showing the world who they are.

They are redefining the relationship between people and the content they love, and are searching for a passionate Senior Backend Engineer to join the team. They iterate fast, work hard, make pragmatic decisions and find new ways to solve complex high scale problems every day.

What you'll do:
  • Work on the underlying platform which is used by millions of users daily with Python, Node.js, AWS and other state-of-the-art technologies
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies that bring us closer to our goal of owning the Internet
  • Coordinate with all teams and product owners on changes that drive the platform forward
  • Scale and lead a backend team to success
  • Take responsibility for your code throughout the entire development & deployment cycle and be eager to explore new technologies while maintaining operational responsibility
What you bring: 
  • A problem-solver mindset and taking ownership of your work
  • 3+ years of development experience using modern cloud-technologies in a high-traffic, production-grade environment
  • 1+ years of development experience using Python in a production-grade environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Extensive experience working with AWS & GCP services and the ability to clearly identify both possible use-cases as well as potential fits
  • Experience with modeling data and working with current database technologies including (but not limited to!) Postgres, DynamoDB and BigQuery
  • Experience working in a high-volume, micro-service-oriented architecture that processes tens of thousands of requests per minute
  • Previous experience in a startup
Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous stock options
  • Relocation package
  • Full healthcare package
  • A great work environment, a cool office, working with some of the best engineers in town!
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