4 months ago
Job type: Full-time
Category: Software Dev
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At Waldo, it is our mission to help our users “Live the Moment”. Backed by market leading AI based algorithms, we deliver families their most valued memories, captured by others, right to their phones.
Waldo Photos is a photo finding platform utilizing facial and object recognition to empower people to toss their selfie sticks, put their phones back in their pockets and live in the moment. Waldo is the only platform that removes all of the friction in delivering photos of friends and loved ones taken by others and creates new opportunities for photographers to market and sell their photos.
Why Work for Waldo?
Waldo is in rapid growth mode--adding users, increasing revenue, expanding into existing markets, and making entries into new verticals! To meet that growth we are looking to double our development team in the coming year. We want teammates who want to be empowered to take ownership over the technology and features that drive Waldo-- and to see their impact to the team and our users directly on a daily basis.
About the Dev Team
We are a tight-knit, fully-remote development team spanning the world. Every member is critical to our mission and success and can draw a direct line to their everyday work and elevating the Waldo product.
We are looking for independent problem-solvers who value learning, enjoy keeping current on technology trends, and crave the ownership, autonomy and accountability that is expected from early-stage team members. This is a perfect opportunity for you if you:
Are passionate about our mission of making it easier for people to be connected with their photos, experiences and loved ones.
Want the opportunity to have a direct and highly-visible impact on shaping a product and elevating the user-experience each and every day
Seek a role where your contributions extend beyond the technical-- and are excited about incorporating feedback and working with colleagues in Sales, Customer Operations, and Product Design
Feel energized and motivated by the challenge of creating something new (and changing)
Bring enthusiasm to working with a cutting-edge, state-of-the-art tech stack
Feel passionate about quality through writing clean, elegant, simple, performant, testable code (as well as the tests to prove it!)
Work best in a highly-independent and autonomous environment where you are measured and valued by your output instead of your hours.
Want to work wherever in the world you want to work as part of a fully remote development team
Enjoy working in a collaborative development environment through open developer discourse, design discussions, code reviews, etc.
Senior engineer / team lead, ~ 6+ years experience with at least 3 years focused primarily on the backend.
Built and shipped complex, high-performance, highly-available distributed systems.
Strong background in Python or strong background in Java(or similar) with experience with Python.
Ability to thrive in a small team, high autonomy environment.
Experience with pull requests, code reviews, automated unit testing.
Leader / Mentor.
Previous remote working experience or equivalent self directed experience
Experience within a DevOps culture and prior responsibility over a live, deployed system.
Experience operating and troubleshooting a live distributed system through logs, metrics, tracing, etc.
Experience with docker and/or Kubernetes.
Experience with continuous delivery practices and patterns.
Experience with varied data stores such as Postgres, Cassandra, Redis.
Experience with AWS or equivalent cloud platform.
Experience with cloud-native application development, tools and patterns.
Experience with distributed message based architectures and systems and associated messaging tools such as Kafka or RabbitMQ.
Experience / strong interest in design and application of machine learning based algorithms.
Experience with GraphQL.
Experience / comfortable with full stack development.
Flexible schedule with the ability to work remote from anywhere in the world
Market competitive compensation
Location: Austin or remote
Equity: Stock Options
Ebury is a FinTech success story, positioned among the fastest-growing international companies in its sector.
Headquartered in London & with offices across Europe opening in Dubai, North America and APAC, we empower businesses that want to trade and transact internationally. We drive innovation through technology, providing businesses with the tools they need to manage their international trade and support their growth, including import lending, currency and risk products, and payment and collection facilities.
The talent of our 700+ multicultural staff, combined with our cutting-edge technology, tailored product range, and exceptional customer service, has enabled us to double in size year after year. Today we have 18 offices across the world, with even more exciting expansion plans to come.
Even through our tremendous growth, we maintain a vibrant and enjoyable company culture, and those who excel in our highly meritocratic and fast-paced environment will be generously rewarded.
Are you ready to take part in the development of one of the fastest growing European Fintech companies?
If you are passionate about developing Python code, we are looking for a Python developer to join our cross-functional team.
We are passionate about development and enjoy clean code, continuous deployments and regular integration.
We believe that automation and tooling play a critical role in software development.
We build the core of Ebury products, services and API, all developed in Python / Django.
We work with an Agile methodology, doing iterations of two weeks and delivery features using a release train process that happens every week.
Here at Ebury, we have a flat structure. This means teams join various different steps of the production process in a proactive way all while being in permanent contact with teammates. Our ideal candidate needs strong teamwork skills and needs to be hungry to leave their mark in this sector.
You love clean code. You understand that writing beautiful and readable code is the key to building a great product, and you are able to follow industry best practices.
You understand the importance of receiving feedback. You use code reviews to improve yourself and to share your expertise with other members of the team.
You enjoy building and developing new features as much as bug fixing.
You are self-organised and can work autonomously.
You have exquisite attention to detail, and you’re comfortable learning about new technologies and systems.
You enjoy working in a team. You are used to working with multidisciplinary teams with other profiles and are able to learn and share your knowledge with them.
Design, build and maintain code and systems across Ebury’s engineering teams.
Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack.
Work with cross-functional teams across the company to build new features at large-scale.
Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes.
Think about systems and services and write high-quality code. We work in Python, however, languages can be learned: we care much more about your general engineering skill than knowledge of a particular language or framework.
You will contribute to evolving legacy code on our brand-new back-end stack.
All of these run smoothly in Docker containers on AWS.
5+ years of professional software development experience using Python
Solid experience in unit testing patterns
Strong critical thinking skills
Excellent communications skills
NICE TO HAVE
Some exposure to a frontend programming language
Experience with web frameworks like Django / Flask
WHY WORK WITH US
This is a great professional opportunity to develop your career in an international company and in a continuously innovative environment
We offer competitive conditions as well as the possibility to keep growing thanks to continuous reviews and a clear career path
We have an internal blog to share technical knowledge. Read more about Ebury Labs.
Have the possibility to participate in conferences for your own professional growth
We are Aiven—a managed cloud services startup launched in 2016. We run and manage open source databases such as PostgreSQL and Apache Kafka in all major clouds including AWS, Google Cloud and Azure. Backed by Europe's leading investors, our services are used daily by hundreds of customers across the globe with more joining every single day.
Site Reliability Engineer / Backend Developer
We are looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to join our committed and talented team! You will work to ensure the high quality of Aiven’s managed open-source database service (DBaaS).
Your tasklist will include activities such as improving and extending the self-healing logic, improving monitoring and alerting automation, and ensuring the systems are able to scale with our rapidly growing customer base. Depending on your interests, you can also participate in new feature development for the Aiven platform.
To succeed in this role, you need a strong background in software engineering and an excellent understanding of Unix systems administration and networking. You should also enjoy automating things and ensuring system scalability, reliability and security.
The person we are looking for is self-driven, enthusiastic about programming, and willing to help others. We value analytical problem-solving skills and an openness to new ideas.
We are headquartered in Helsinki, Finland but this position is also open to remote candidates anywhere in European Union or United States.
What you can do:
Excellent development skills in Python
Excellent Linux systems administration and networking skills
Experience in systems automation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
What we value:
Hands-on experience with some of the following systems: Apache Kafka, PostgreSQL, InfluxDB, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Zookeeper or MySQL
Good understanding of IT security
Distributed systems knowledge
What we can offer:
A dynamic startup environment with a rapidly growing, international business
Highly experienced colleagues
Possibility for stock options on top of the monthly salary for permanent employees
You will be part of a highly-skilled, tight-knit team of just over 25 people, making your contribution essential to what is becoming a great success story. If you’re interested, send us your application along with a link to your Github profile.
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