Senior Platform Engineer[Remote]

Who do we need?

  • Peatix Engineering is a distributed team supporting a big service.
  • Engineers at Peatix touch every facet of the product: from the frontend, backend, to the release management, and DevOps for our cloud-based fleet.
  • We want you for the skills you bring to the table as much as for the skills you want to hone.
  • If you relish the ever-changing landscape of product development and take pride in, and responsibility for, your work then drop us a line: we want to meet you.

Open position

What you'll do

  • Write robust, maintainable code for the full stack of the product.
  • Write APIs that the mobile and web applications will interface with.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the Peatix code base.
  • Dive into, refactor, and improve the codebase.
  • Plan and execute improvements to the scalability and performance of the Peatix platform.
  • Provide emergency support (service outages, etc.)
  • Contribute technical knowledge to conversations about Peatix's direction.
  • Mentor team members and review their code.

Qualifications

  • You'll be working with a distributed team, so there is an emphasis on being a great verbal and written communicator.
  • You're well-versed in modern web application development with 5+ years experience.
  • You have 3+ years experience building with Javascript.
  • You have experience working with relational and non-relational databases (MySQL, Redis, and Elasticsearch).
  • You have experience designing and writing tests.
  • You have experience designing and implementing APIs.
  • You have the ability to empathize and work with a diverse range of colleagues.
  • You aren't expecting to be micromanaged.
  • You have experience working with Git and/or GitHub.
  • You can communicate in Business level English or above.

Bonuses

  • You can communicate in conversational level Japanese or above.
  • You have experience working with AWS.
  • You have experience working with TypeScript, Perl, Go, or Ruby.
  • You have experience working with Git and/or GitHub.
  • You have experience working with GraphQL.

Location

  • You can work remotely, when necessary to boost your creativity and keep you active.

Who is Peatix

Peatix is a global event registration platform that provides event organizers with powerful tools to create, promote, manage and sell out events of all sizes. Launched in 2011 in Japan, Peatix is now headquartered in New York and has expanded into Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.

Peatix's goals

At Peatix, we believe we can make the world a better place by making it easier for people to meet with each other. By helping organizers create more and more diverse events for more and more diverse groups of people, we hope to connect people around the world and let people understand each other.

Why you should work for Peatix

Peatix is a customer centric company where we value collaboration, communication, empathy, quality, and shipping. We believe that you'll do better work by being healthier and happier, so we want you to have a life outside of working at Peatix. We encourage you to attend Peatix events as well.

Peatix is made up of people of a number of different nationalities and backgrounds. We will continue to be a company that embraces diversity and look forward to applications from people from various backgrounds and lifestyles. Peatix will not discriminate against Peatix employees or applicants based on their age, citizenship, gender identity or expression, national origin, pregnancy status, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other differences.

Applying

If you're applying for a specific position, be sure to include details such as links to:

  • Your blog or other online presence
  • Your GitHub / Bitbucket / etc. repositories
  • Relevant patches and bug reports to open-source projects
  • Sample code
  • ...anything else you feel is relevant

A public LinkedIn profile or resumé/CV is not strictly required (but would be helpful)