Senior Node JavaScript Developer


typescript node aws cassandra

Posted 4 months ago

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About the Job

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help build and operate the next generation streaming platform for the German market. Together with your team you are building message driven microservices in Node.js that communicate through Kafka and run on Docker in AWS. In the Users and Monetization team we build a service with a 99.99% Availability (100ms latency for 95th percentile) in a multi-region setup using Cassandra with zero downtime deployments to give our customers the best user experience for a future multi-million user base. The responsibility of our service is to provide authentication (direct or third party OAuth2/SSO), authorisation, subscription and payment management with the payment providers.

What you tell people at parties

"My services run in a large-scale cloud environment, making sure you can enjoy live streaming and video on demand in the Joyn app on any device, anywhere" What you do * Work in a team of passionate and talented engineers that self-organise and continuously deliver value by embracing a lean and agile mindset. * Build the next generation streaming platform and provide services around user identity, asset management, subscriptions and payments, fraud, analytics, etc. in Node.js. * Engineering is craftsmanship and you enjoy applying good engineering practises - implement processes, systems and tools to aid and you and your team in the day to day work. * Participate in technical design and architectural discussions within your team and with other teams solve some real consumer issues * Deploy your code multiple times a day and take care of running your services in production on AWS without disrupting the service * learn and succeed in areas you haven’t touched before. * follow trends in software and streaming tech and turn your learnings into features and improvements that delight our customers * You learn and succeed in areas you haven’t touched before and you are open to coach each other in the team. * How you do it * you enjoy solving difficult technical problems in the team - because 1+1=3 * we value autonomy in the teams and at the same time we like you to take ownership for the products you are building. * you get a chance to work with Node.js, Kafka, AWS, Docker, you name it. * your develop code for solving complex business problems, and you find solutions that are simple, beautiful, and sustainable * we really care about the product and you should keep the consumer in mind when designing your solution together with product * learn from both success and failure, actively coach and get coached by the team

Why you’ll love working for us * Competitive remote contract opportunity * Fast-paced startup with an already strong and healthy user base * Ability to put your stamp on an innovative product * Passionate, diverse, and supportive team members * Open, transparent, and bureaucracy-free company culture

We're fast, well-funded and growing quickly. It's an exciting time to join us!


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What we are asking * a fast-paced environment is something you feel really comfortable in * university degree in computer science, information technology, media engineering, or equivalent * professional working experience in Node.js, additional languages are a plus * broad knowledge of micro service technologies * experience with AWS services, especially auto-scaling and serverless * working experience with CI/CD, test- and deployment automation, and containers * English is our team language


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