• Backend engineer for a "change the world" social platform

    Description

    We are looking for a backend engineer who’s passionate about using social media to make a positive impact. Woopdo is a place where everyday people and influencers join forces to bring incredible ideas to life. You’ll be joining a veteran team of entrepreneurs with multiple funded startups, Y-combinator graduates, and deep social platform expertise.

    As an engineer at Woopdo, you will join a startup as the first backend engineer, laying down the foundation of our stack, tackling the toughest problems of setting up a social network, its APIs and services, data analysis, and deployment pipelines, storage, databases.

    Role

    First backend engineer

    What You’ll Do

    • Make people’s life better with Woopdo:
      - building well structured and documented RESTful and GraphQL APIs so that our apps can share data with ease.
      - building data pipelines that respect privacy and ensure security while offering useful insights to our business
      - You’ll be responsible for setting up platform basics:
            - Coding standards
            - CI and CD to AWS
            - collaborating, pull request-ing, and mentoring on a growing, cross-functional team
            - participating in cross-team ideation sessions building and helping our growing community
            - PACT testing

    If You are a Senior engineer looking for a new challenge, having:

    • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of new and existing systems.
    • 5+ years professional experience in software development (non-internship)
    • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, problem-solving, complexity analysis, object-oriented design, and design patterns
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    • Project execution skills including estimating and executing on committed schedules
    • Experience with
      - JavaScript and / or NodeJS
      - Apollo server and client / other GraphQL technologies - Minimum 2 years
      - AWS (and Amplify) - Minimum 2 years
            - Setting up API Gateways and lambda functions
            - Datastores: DynamoDB, S3
      - AWS toolchains and some DevOps skills:
            - Build Pipelines: Jenkins, Bamboo, CodePipeline
            - Deployment Tools: Chef, Packer, Docker, Compose
    • Bonus if you have some experience with
      - Front-end frameworks: Angular, React, the next thing that will replace them all
      - Proven passion for building and learning: open source contributions, pet projects, self-education, Stack Overflow
      - Splunk, Datadog

    Compensation

    We are looking for a teammate to join pre-funding. A minimum commitment of 10-15hrs a week (on top of your current job) in exchange for meaningful equity until funding secured in October 2021. After funding 40hrs/week and a competitive salary of $80-90K depending on experience.

    Location

    San Francisco and Barcelona, Spain. This role is Barcelona-based / willing to relocate to Barcelona after COVID-19.

    We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. To that end, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.