PURPOSE OF THE JOB
As Senior Engineer, you will work with one of the world’s largest social media platform which deals with few petabytes of data coming to the system daily. Contribute as part of R&D self-organized team working in a challenging, innovative environment for our client.
Investigate, create, and implement the solutions for existing technical challenges, including building/enhancing the frameworks and tools used by other development teams.
We are building a team within an existing client to work mainly in our office in Vancouver and periodic business trips to the client in San Francisco.
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
— Obtains tasks from TL, prepares functional and design specifications, approves them with all stakeholders.
— Ensures that assigned area/areas are delivered within set deadlines and required quality objectives.
— Provides estimations, agrees task duration with TL and contributes to project plan of assigned area.
— Analyzes scope of alternative solutions and makes decision about area implementation based on his/her experience and technical expertise.
— Leads the functional and architectural design of assigned areas. Makes sure design decisions on the project meet architectural and design requirements.
— Addresses area-level risks, provides and implements mitigation plan.
— Reports to Team Lead or Project Manager about area readiness/quality, and raises red flags in crisis situations that are beyond his/her AOR.
— Collaborates with other teams and project stakeholders.
— Initiates and conducts code reviews, creates code standards, conventions and guidelines.
— Suggests technical and functional improvements to add value to the product;
— Constantly improves his/her professional level.
— Provides training for other team members on general product architecture as well as his/her AOR.
— If required, make yourselves available for the visits to the client location.
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
— University degree in Computer Related Sciences or similar
— Strong OOP and Design patterns knowledge
— 5+ years of commercial Python Backend and FrontEnd development experience
— 2+ years in projects with large-scale, distributed backend systems
— Experience with AWS or other Cloud infra
— Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
— Experience with MySQL
— at least Upper-Intermediate level of English
— Well-developed communication & teamwork skills
— Rigor in high code quality, unit testing, and another engineering best practices
— Ability to learn quickly
— Experience working in Agile environment
— Friendly and highly professional teams
— Modern office facilities (kitchens, gym, yoga, playroom, coffee and tea points etc.)
— Regular (twice a year) performance reviews
— Fully paid English classes with certified teachers and native speakers
— Internal and external training
— Paid sick-leaves
— Premium health insurance (medication, massage, and doctor in the office etc.)
— 20 working days of annual paid vacation
— Christmas and other state holidays
— Corporate events (corporate parties, sports competitions, What? Where? When? Team etc.)
— Incentives (marriage, childbirth gifts)