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Senior Engineer, Platform, New York

at LocalResponse in New York, NY   —   Apr 15, 2014   |  
Overview
We are looking for a mid to senior level engineer with solid experience in backend platform development
Responsibilities
Work with our product team and in-house engineers to enhance and extend our high concurrency social platform.
Participate in an agile development process, ensuring we work on the most important features and have continuous feedback
Communicate closely with the rest of the team, sharing discoveries, offering guidance, & accepting feedback
Have a contagious motivation to build best-of-breed products
Work with other team members to define, enhance and implement internal and external APIs
Ensure availability of the application in production
Be a mentor to junior team members
Make recommendations for best practices and supporting technologies
Use software engineering best practices to deliver quality software
You love this opportunity, because you:
Have a history of tackling interesting problems with code
Possess an innate technical curiosity
Are detail oriented, organized and thorough
Are calm under pressure
Embrace agile/scrum and the advantages it brings to communication, flexibility, and delivering working code
Recognize that software engineering is often about tradeoffs
Experience
Deep experience with NodeJS or equivalent and maintaining applications in production.
Experience with high concurrency/low latency systems.
Experience with NoSQL databases like MongoDB, is preferred.
Experience with AWS implementation and operation management is preferred. Ad Tech experience is a plus.
Have on the job experience as a platform backend engineer
Bachelor’s in Computer Science or a related field. Masters or more a plus.
Excellent communication/collaboration skills and a team-oriented mindset.
Please submit a code sample with your application
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