Back-End Engineer


Hivebrite is a high-growth, Parisian start-up whose ambition is to become the leading SaaS provider for building and managing online communities. With hundreds of clients in more than 40 countries, offices in Paris and New York, this startup launched in 2015 already counts prestigious clients such as TED, CERN, and Cirque du Soleil among its customer base. Furthermore, it serves large schools and universities in Europe and the US who manage their alumni, expert and artist communities with Hivebrite.

Platform flexibility (visually and functionally) that customization for all types of online communities
A user friendly interface coupled with an all-in-one solution capables of a broad set of functionalities (events, email campaigns, website, analytics, forums, fundraising, payments, messaging, etc.)
Unique and efficient methods for surfacing job opportunities within a network

Job Description

As a Back-End Engineer, you’ll be deeply involved into Hivebrite’s back-end and you’ll work on the most parts of the product. You’ll work directly with the rest of the Dev team, pairing with the rest of the back-end team and with the Front-end engineers.


  • Improve Hivebrite’s back-end features and stability
  • Develop integrations with 3rd party softwares (Webhooks, API, deep integrations)
  • Design, develop, test and implement new product features

Preferred Experience

  • 2+ years of programming experience in Ruby
  • Experience working on backend systems at a large-scale internet service
  • A rock-solid foundation in Computer Science (data structures, algorithms, software design)
  • Track record of designing and implementing complex and scalable software services
  • Experience architecting, deploying and operating asynchronous work queues, high-volume storage systems, and high-throughput systems
  • Understand the trade-offs in employing different engineering solutions to a problem, valuing pragmatism over idealism
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth environment
  • Great oral and written communication in English


  • Experience with Go Lang, ES6.
  • Open-source contributions

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75009)
  • Experience: > 2 years