Senior Software Engineer

We are looking for a senior software engineer excited about content management, APIs, cloud computing, and video to join our NYC based engineering team building out the infrastructure for digital video. 

As a Senior Software Engineer at Zype, you will report into the Head of Engineering and collaborate directly with product stakeholders, as well as teams in New York and Buenos Aires.

What's exciting about this role:

  • You will be part of a highly experienced technical team, working in a collaborative fast paced environment and facing exciting challenges.
  • Our majestic core monolith is in Ruby on Rails 5.1.7, Ruby 2.6.6 and MongoDB 4.0
  • Buuuut we don't only do Ruby or Ruby on Rails, we have new (micro)services using NodeJS, GoLang and Sinatra.
  • And we don't only use MongoDB, other services use a MySql and Postgre.
  • We have our own amazing Infrastructure team and we love them ❤️!
  • Our infrastructure is running mostly in Google Cloud leveraging Kubernetes and Docker. We also have some services running in AWS using SQS, Lambda, EC2 and ECS
  • We use Terraform to handle resources lifecycle in AWS and GCP.
  • We use CircleCI as our continuous integration and delivery platform. CircleCI runs specs and makes the deployment for us!!

What you will do:

  • Create and negotiate story cards in collaboration with team
  • Participate in a software development process that includes 3 week sprints, daily standups and heavy use of JIRA
  • Design, author and ship user facing dashboard and developer facing APIs using Ruby on Rails and related technologies
  • Participate software architecture discussions & write software architecture documentation
  • Review and edit engineering and user facing documentation

What you will need:

  • 5+ years of professional experience with Ruby and Rails, as well as related development and testing tools, with 3+ years in a senior role on a team 
  • Experience with HTML, Javascript, and knowledge around delivering high quality experiences in applications on the web
  • Understanding of DNS, HTTP, and related foundational web protocols and RFCs
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, comfortable with using video and online collaboration tools
  • Experience with video transcoding and video players a big plus

Why become a Zypester?

You will be working with a highly knowledgeable technical team for a company that will be growing their headcount by 60% in the upcoming months. This means growth opportunities for you as well!

We foster collaboration, invest in training & development, promote from within and encourage Zypesters to support those causes they deeply care about.

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