London, UK (Flexible remote)
£60,000 - £80,000 + equity
We build quickly and ship often. Our backend engineers build and support APIs that handle millions of requests a day. Speed and scale is everything when it comes to mobile app performance. You'll write code, design services, new apis and improve the existing architecture to help us scale. You'll think through the moving pieces of our infrastructure and the complex interactions between them. With scope for AI, image recognition and Machine Learning all in the roadmap, there is plenty to get your teeth stuck into!
3+ years tackling hard backend problems
Proficient in PHP or Go
Seasoned relational & document database knowledge
Writes efficient MySQL/MariaDB queries & statements
Experience with microservices and distributed systems
Experience building RESTful APIs
Enjoys writing and testing clean code
Used to developing complex services from requirements to shipping
Working knowledge of agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban
Understanding of SOLID principles and meticulous code quality
Willing to learn new skills and really get stuck in
Bags of common sense with the raw ability and energy to make things happen, a real entrepreneurial spirit
Moving to scalable container-based infrastructure.
Dealing with the realities of running a relational database at scale.
Building highly secure infrastructure (we handle sensitive personal data)
Collaborating on building APIs for our frontend and app team.
Improving performance with investigative work.
Troubleshooting problems across distributed systems.
Building tools to manage a growing infrastructure.
Deploying software to improve availability, scalability and efficiency.
Understanding and automating away common problems.
Investigating and fixing performance issues.
Tackling challenging production issues as part of a supportive on-call team.
AWS infrastructure knowledge
HTML, CSS, JS experience
Image recognition expertise
Machine learning experience
Node, JS, Typescript
AWS: EC2, ECS, ELB
Cloudwatch, Sentry, Stackify
We’re a profitable Consumer Tech startup, backed by Y Combinator (S17) and based in London . Join our fast growing team and work on an amazing product that’s changing the world.
We’re the leading app in this space with over 6 million members worldwide and counting!
Work with talented, generous people on the kinds of challenges you’ll be proud to share.
We have people from all walks of life all adding their unique perspective. Muslims and non-Muslims, cat lovers and dog lovers. Everyone is welcome!
We’re all working together to succeed and everyone on the team gets a slice of the pie.
We value curiosity, that’s why the last Friday of every month is set aside for you to learn and develop.
We fly the whole team to somewhere amazing twice a year to connect and have fun.
Mini golf, hikes, super competitive Catan nights - we’ve done it all. Maybe you’ll be at the next social?
All full-time members get at least 33 days of holiday, regardless of where they live.
We pride ourselves on making fast hiring decisions.
Submit your CV.
An initial video call.
Complete a technical exercise.
Interview (in person or remote)
Receive an offer!