Senior Backend Engineer at Skillr (New York, NY)

Senior Backend Engineer at Skillr (New York, NY)

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Location: New York, NY
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-10-19 05:01:06

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Senior Software Engineer - Platform

The platform team builds and enhances the core services that power the Skillr platform, enabling seamless and delightful user experiences.

The roleSkillr's mission is to connect the world through the sharing of expertise and know-how. As a platform engineer, you will be at the forefront of building an innovative platform that connects the world. In this role, you will make the critical decisions and contributions that will shape the Skillr platform today and in the future. Your contributions ultimately ensure that our users always have a seamless experience.

The work

  • Architect, build and maintain core platform services
  • Develop and monitor system KPIs to ensure high availability
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes
  • Provide mentorship and guidance for team engineers

The essentials

  • 6+ years of experience developing and operating production backend systems at scale
  • Strong proficiency with Node.js, Typescript, AWS, Terraform
  • Maintain a high set of standards and ensure team adherence to software development best practices
  • Deep knowledge of computer science fundamentals that include data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to simplify complex subjects
  • An eye towards the future and unafraid to challenge the status quo

About UsSkillr is making the world's knowledge more accessible than ever. Our platform enables anyone to connect with an expert instantly and seamlessly. We welcome those with diverse experiences and perspectives to join us as we innovate and transform how expertise is discovered and shared.