senior Backend Engineer (Node.js)

Design and perform system and server management, database management, configuration management

KEY POINTS
Act as an SME on Service Reliability for Production Operations and the Engineering Organization

Design and perform system and server management, database management, configuration management

YOUR TEAM
Our team is led by some of the best entrepreneurs and executives in media and technology. Our Executive Chairman was the Chief Content Officer of Spotify. Our co-founder and CEO was the CEO of Threadless and a board member of Trunk Club and Smule. Our principal architect built the first Roku for Netflix. You’ll be joining a world-class startup team, with multiple exits under their belt, to build the future of television.

Our team solves business and technology problems. We run many experiments. We iterate on successful tests and turn them into products. We deploy those products across our apps to millions of users. We obsess over data. We run a lean, agile, vegan, non-GMO, all organic development process. Our team is aligned with company goals and KPIs. We have autonomy on how to solve problems. We bring out the entrepreneur in every engineer. We work together to build the future of TV.

WHAT'S IN it FOR YOU
  • Medical insurance after the trial period
  • 20 paid days per year for your vacation and health
  • Long term and stable projects
  • Strong experts you can collaborate with and learn from
  • Smooth and respectful interviews
  • English and German classes
Responsibilities
  • Design and perform system and server management, database management, configuration management, deep troubleshooting, preventative and corrective maintenance, performance monitoring and enhancement for cloud / hosted large scale consumer video service
  • Respond to emerging incidents, solve critical issues, and follow through with a plan for resolution or future mitigation
  • Act as an SME on Service Reliability for Production Operations and the Engineering Organization, partnering with groups such as Roku or Android to overcome challenges across all the platforms that stream our service
skills
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development
  • Experience designing, implementing and running Node.js servers in demanding high traffic environments
  • Experience building service-oriented APIs (GraphQL and REST API) and cloud services (preferable against AWS)
  • Fully understands the concepts of “infrastructure as code”
  • Experience writing for and deploying to AWS leveraging microservices
  • Extremely technical hands-on server software experience
  • Upper-intermediate level of English
Nice to have skills
  • Javascript, React or Angular
  • Golang
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • PostgreSQL
  • HLS video transcoding, distribution and playback
  • Express
  • Hapi.JS
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