Backend Engineer (Senior/Ruby)

About

Hivebrite is an all-in-one community management and engagement platform - Our mission is to provide organizations with the tools they need to create vibrant communities.

Our SaaS platform serves customers across a variety of industries including higher education, non-profit, and corporate. Founded in 2015, today we count more than than 500 customers worldwide - including Princeton University, Stanford University, Columbia Business Schools but also WWF or P&G alumni.

We employ more than 100 people across our offices in Paris, New York, and Sydney, and 30 nationalities are represented in our team!

In 2020, we were awarded five Great Place to Work labels, were recognized as a G2 High Performer, and won the International Prize by EY, SYNTEC Numerique, and TECH IN France.

And we have no intention of slowing down!

Job Description

๐ŸŒŸ YOUR ROLE WILL BE

  • We are looking for a strong senior backend engineer to build and scale the services powering our interactive web application.
  • Context: we are breaking our monolith into microservices to tackle our scalability and performance issues. We already have some services in Go. Also, we go to API First to get closer to our customers and for having less dependency between front and back.
  • ๐ŸŒŸ YOUR MISSION WILL BE

  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing efficiency code).
  • Develop integrations with 3rd party softwares (Webhooks, API, deep integrations).
  • Design, develop, test and implement new product features.
  • We want from you that you try new things. POC is a cool word :)
  • Be a leader on sharing knowledge.ย 
  • Animate debates on our technical challenges, then take a decision.
  • And which stack you mean? https://stackshare.io/hivebrite/hivebrite
  • ๐ŸŒŸ YOU MIGHT BE A FIT IF

  • 6+ years of programming experience in Ruby. ๐Ÿš‚
  • Experience working on backend systems at a large-scale internet service.
  • 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.
  • Docker has no secret for you.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth environment.
  • You have a great oral and written communication in English. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • ๐ŸŒŸ NICE TO HAVE

  • Experience with Kubernetes.
  • A rock-solid foundation in Computer Science (data structures, algorithms, software design).
  • Experience in document oriented databases like Elasticsearch.
  • Deep knowledge in microservices architectures.
  • Experience with another language like Golang.
  • Comfortable with DevOps aspects.
  • Open-source contributions.
  • ๐ŸŒŸ HIVEBRITE'S BENEFITS

  • A competitive salary package. ๐Ÿค
  • Computer allowance and a work-from-home starter kit (desk, chair, etcโ€ฆ). ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ
  • 50% of your healthcare subscription. ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€โš•๏ธ
  • "Tickets Resto" with Swile - 8โ‚ฌ per day (50% covered). ๐Ÿ”
  • Two weeks of RTT. ๐Ÿ
  • ๐ŸŒŸ OFFICE & TEAM LIFE

  • International team. ๐ŸŒŽ
  • Flexible remote policy.๐Ÿก
  • A brand-new office in the center of Paris with a rooftop just for us! ๐Ÿฐ
  • Check out our Instagram page here to discover our team. ๐Ÿ“ท
  • Fun team building events. ๐ŸŽ‰
  • Monthly visit (1/2 days) in our office (taken care by Hivebrite). ๐Ÿ’ก
  • ๐ŸŒŸ RECRUITMENT PROCESS

  • Meet Clรฉment, our Engineering Recruiter, for a first video-call to better understand your career plan and answer any of your questions (45 mins).
  • Meet Pierre, our Principal Back Engineer, for speaking about your previous experience and check the cultural fit (60 mins).
  • Meet Sean and Jerem (Senior Backend), for speaking about architecture challenges (60 mins).
  • Meet Rodrigue, our VP Engineer, for speaking about your future technical challenge (45 mins).
  • Meet your future team around a beer (45 minutes).
  • Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Paris, France (75009)
    • Experience: > 5 years
    • Possible full remote