Senior Product Engineer


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Posted 4 months ago

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As a product-first company, the engineering team counts 8 people who develop our product and make it scale to hundreds of thousands monthly users.

You will be a core addition to this team, you will improve & design both new and existing features of any part of the product; from the dashboard, the editing engine, and the collaboration tools, to the data modelling, the public API, and service integrations.

As a senior engineer, you will also work on shaping the engineering workflows at GitBook to scale our product and the team; and go "one step beyond".

We are looking for a hands-on Engineer with first successful experiences in developing, releasing and maintaining web applications in a fast-growing environment.

Technical challenges motivate you, you have a "roll up your sleeves" attitude, and you possess:

  • A good vision on both front-end and back-end challenges and specs

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, NodeJS, React and web architectures

  • Strong product sense

  • Ability to own projects end-to-end

  • Ability to architecture software that are simple, maintainable and balances pragmatism and understandability

  • Passion to automate and document everything.

Nice to have:

  • Performance optimization

  • Good experiences with technologies used by GitBook: Go, Google Cloud Platform, Algolia, Firebase

  • Design skills

  • Past startup experience (as founder/co-founder or employee)

  • Equity

  • Flexibility

  • Remote friendly (France only)

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