Software Engineer, Backend
Full Time – Los Angeles, Remote US
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Noun is a new type of social media and messaging company. Noun gives people the power to connect with what’s important to them by using a single multi-purpose social media and messaging super app that improves their lives every day.
We are growing and looking to add some extraordinary people to our team. If you are a good fit, we’d love to hear from you!
The Role
As a member of the engineering team, you’ll work directly with our founder and the other product, design, and data teams to keep scaling the product. This role is open to remote or in-office working. Some other roles, because of certain job requirements, need to be done from our Los Angeles office.
Who you are
You are experienced. You have experience in building systems on AWS, and expertise in deploying, monitoring and scaling them. You understand the ins and outs of Java, Postgres, Redis and more. You can quickly architect elegant data pipelines and recommendation engines. While you love learning new technologies, this is not an area where you need to ramp up.
You care about great systems design. You have an eye towards exponential growth and love building simple systems and APIs that can scale from a few thousand users to millions. You are practical about what you build. You know when to hack something together and throw it all behind memcached, and when to be thoughtful about data denormalization and sharding.
You work well with teams but also think for yourself. You enjoy a fast-paced environment. You are comfortable in asking questions and finding solutions. You like different challenges and are results-oriented. You know that busy and productive are not the same thing.
You think of the user’s experience as you develop the product. You take great pride in your teams’ work and your contribution. You are proactive and always working toward solutions. You are comfortable knowing that people count on you to get things done.
You enjoy team success and are not ego-driven. You make everyone feel welcome and value all input. You enjoy hanging out with your teammates and make the workplace fun and vibrant for everyone.
What you will do
You’ll build and ship product. At Noun, we all move fast and enjoy the speed that only happens at a small dedicated company. Whether you’re rapidly fixing bugs or implementing technical changes, you’ll constantly be building and shipping. Your work will help scale Noun to millions of users. You’ll follow best practices, write clean and efficient code, improve our infrastructure and tooling, and work with a great team doing the same.
Growth and improvement come quickly at Noun. You will work with incredible teams who constantly learn from each other. You will be challenged by your teammates, grow your skills, and help others every day. We love hiring smart people and giving them as much responsibility as they can handle
You will create something real and meaningful that helps people connect as never before. You will help people from drowning in an ocean of irrelevant social media posts and ads. At Noun, you will be refining something entirely different - a positive product that brings the exact contact and connections directly to our users when they want and how they want it. You will develop a product that changes their daily lives.
Early team members have significant input and critical voices at Noun. Your creativity and insight will have an important influence in the development of the products and Noun itself. You will be well compensated and we enjoy investing in your development. We work hard to make this the best work experience of your career. If you are a good fit, we’d love to hear from you!