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Senior Backend Engineer - Feed Team

Full Time

Senior Backend Engineer - Feed Team

Job description

Lightricks is a pioneer in creativity tools that inspire people to craft visual content and share the world through their eyes with friends, family and followers. The company brings a unique blend of cutting-edge academic research, technology, and design to every product experience it creates. Lightricks’ suite of apps has over 500 million downloads worldwide and has won numerous prestigious awards — including Apple's App of the Year, the Apple Design Award and both Apple and Google Play’s Best of the Year. Every month, over 100 million images and videos are created and shared by individuals, influencers, and brands using a Lightricks-powered app.

About the Role

We’re looking for a talented Senior Backend Engineer to join our new exciting initiative! We help hundreds of millions of content creators all over the world to join our effort in building a community for our creators, and help inspire (and get inspired) hundreds of millions of creators.

You will be collaborative, curious, enjoy solving complex problems and have empathy for the growing pains of a rapidly scaling startup. We are looking for Senior Backend Engineers who are great problem solvers, enjoy collaborating with others (not just engineers) that value well-written and tested code.

As a Senior Engineer you will build and own highly-scalable world-class products. You'll need to get your hands dirty in state-of-the-art technologies and push yourself outside of your comfort zone.

Responsibilities

  • Brainstorming feature design, system architecture and troubleshooting.
  • Writing clean, maintainable and testable code, and inspiring others to do the same. 
  • Full ownership of the technology stack including infrastructure and production-readiness of key systems.
  • Identifying and implementing software engineering best practices.
  • Work with CI/CD pipelines to deliver frequent and high quality features.
  • Applying best practices of scalability, resilience and observability.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience working on backend systems.
  • Highly independent, accountable and a team player.
  • Experience creating RESTful web services, understanding HTTP.
  • Experience with Golang/Java/Python or an OO language.
  • Experience with databases, preferably both SQL and NoSQL.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Experience working with messaging is a plus.
  • Experience developing a cloud-based system (AWS or GCP) is a plus.

Benefits

  • Heavily discounted 4-year stock option grant.
  • Private medical insurance for you & your loved ones.
  • Contributions towards health & fitness membership.
  • 7% matched pension contributions.
  • Weekly & monthly team building activities - Games Nights, Private Chef, Happy Hour, Pottery Workshops, Cocktail making & more.
  • Breakfast, dinner, snacks, refreshments & coffee!
  • Travel to our global sites.
  • Hybrid working & a super cool office space located in Central London.

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Location

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Jerusalem

Israel

Lightricks Germany

Do you want to work on beautifully crafted applications in a creative startup environment while enjoying the benefits of a mature and profitable company? Then read on. We are currently forming a new team in Munich and are looking for top-notch developers who share our vision of democratizing creativity with award-winning apps.

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

Lightricks is a pioneer in creativity tools that inspire people to craft visual content and share the world through their eyes with friends, family and followers. The company brings a unique blend of cutting-edge academic research, technology, and design to every product experience it creates. Lightricks’ suite of apps has over 500 million downloads worldwide and has won numerous prestigious awards — including Apple's App of the Year, the Apple Design Award and both Apple and Google Play’s Best of the Year. Every month, over 100 million images and videos are created and shared by individuals, influencers, and brands using a Lightricks-powered app.

Lightricks is a pioneer in creativity tools that inspire people to craft visual content and share the world through their eyes with friends, family and followers. The company brings a unique blend of cutting-edge academic research, technology, and design to every product experience it creates. Lightricks’ suite of apps has over 500 million downloads worldwide and has won numerous prestigious awards — including Apple's App of the Year, the Apple Design Award and both Apple and Google Play’s Best of the Year. Every month, over 100 million images and videos are created and shared by individuals, influencers, and brands using a Lightricks-powered app.

About the Role

We’re looking for a talented Senior Backend Engineer to join our new exciting initiative! We help hundreds of millions of content creators all over the world to join our effort in building a community for our creators, and help inspire (and get inspired) hundreds of millions of creators.

You will be collaborative, curious, enjoy solving complex problems and have empathy for the growing pains of a rapidly scaling startup. We are looking for Senior Backend Engineers who are great problem solvers, enjoy collaborating with others (not just engineers) that value well-written and tested code.

As a Senior Engineer you will build and own highly-scalable world-class products. You'll need to get your hands dirty in state-of-the-art technologies and push yourself outside of your comfort zone.

Responsibilities

  • Brainstorming feature design, system architecture and troubleshooting.
  • Writing clean, maintainable and testable code, and inspiring others to do the same. 
  • Full ownership of the technology stack including infrastructure and production-readiness of key systems.
  • Identifying and implementing software engineering best practices.
  • Work with CI/CD pipelines to deliver frequent and high quality features.
  • Applying best practices of scalability, resilience and observability.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience working on backend systems.
  • Highly independent, accountable and a team player.
  • Experience creating RESTful web services, understanding HTTP.
  • Experience with Golang/Java/Python or an OO language.
  • Experience with databases, preferably both SQL and NoSQL.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Experience working with messaging is a plus.
  • Experience developing a cloud-based system (AWS or GCP) is a plus.

Benefits

  • An amazing option plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • Subsidised private healthcare, lunch and gym membership.
  • Refreshments! Fruit, veggies, snacks & of course, lots of coffee!

We’re open to suggestions on perks!

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing stock option plan
  • 28 days of paid vacation + 13 public holidays
  • Subsidised lunch
  • Home office policy
  • Team events
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Relocation allowance, if needed
  • Fruit, snacks & coffee



We’re open to suggestions on perks!

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