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Senior Platform Developer

Published 2 years ago

Empower the voices of the world @ Zencastr. If you want to push the world of podcasting into the future, come join a team that loves to live on the edge! We are a fully distributed team of smart people who are passionate about changing the world one voice at a time.

Who you are:

You are ambitious. You might want to build your own company one day or have tried to tackle the toughest tech problems just for fun.
You have a good understanding of computer science fundamentals. You might not have gone to school for it, but you know the difference between heap and stack, different time complexities, and which patterns to use and when.
You enjoy writing Javascript or Typescript
You have an eye for performance. Whether thinking about the latest client-side bundling techniques, or the proper way to shard a mongo database, you want things to be fast.
You are willing to work with the team to debug and solve production issues, even outside of business hours when needed
You have empathy. For the people who use the product you write, for the people who you code alongside, you are thinking about how your work can best impact other people.

What you can expect:

Working with world class engineers, Phd’s, and designers in a fully distributed team
Equity commensurate to your contribution in a profitable company
Health insurance
Unique challenges and the support and talent to solve them
4 weeks PTO
Freedom to work where you please


5 + years of Typescript, Node.js development
Strong document / key-value store knowledge (Redis, MongoDB)
Demonstrable knowledge of building scalable, consumer based apps
Ability to lead design and implementation of major software components, systems, and features
Strong experience with unit, integration, and load testing
Experience building APIs
Experience with cloud technologies (Google Cloud, Digital Ocean)
Strong SQL knowledge

Bonus points if you have:

Experiencing working in high traffic, low latency applications
Good dev ops experience
DSP experience
Experience with container orchestration technology such as Kubernetes a big plus

How to apply:

Send your CV / Resume to admin at zencastr.com
We are flexible! For the right candidate we ask: What do you need to do your best work?