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Backend Developer

FULL TIMEUSD 89,000 - 115,000 / year
High School 3 Year

The salary for this job, provided that you are the successful candidate, is USD 89,000 - 115,000 / year. To be considered for this job, you must have at least 36 months of experience working in the same field. January 18, 2024 is when the job listing for Backend Developer was released, and it will expire on April 17, 2024. If you're looking for a job that offers more variety and challenge, full time work might be a good fit for you. This job vacancy requires that you have successfully completed High School to be eligible. Despite the job being in Braintree, it is a remote position that provides the flexibility to work from any location that you prefer.

Backend Developer Preferred Location: New Providence, NJ Other Locations: Remote - US

Job Summary

We’re excited to add a Backend Developer to the growing Kiswe team. The person who fills this role is going to be able to jump in on our internal API behind our live product and get to work quickly. By applying for this role, you'll be submitting for the chance to work with a company that is building and powering innovative, world-changing streaming technologies, defining the future of video. Kiswe has an incredible team of people who strive to delight our customers with innovations that transform their business and their customers’ experiences, and we hope you’ll echo the same infectious enthusiasm for the brand through your work.

Job Description

The role of the Backend Developer is crucial to our team’s successes. The experiences that Kiswe provides are powered by a set of backend API services that operate at a large scale to serve millions of users across the world. In this role, you will be part of creating, enhancing, and scaling those services. You’ll be part of a distributed team with colleagues around the world, and be challenged to collaborate with others across quite a few different platforms and emerging technologies. As such, you’ll need to bring both an individual perspective and team mindset to the work ahead.

One thing that is important to keep in mind as we search for the right addition is that we have observed the most successful members on this team love to write software as a career, passion, and hobby. Our tenured team is energized by the work that they do because they understand the impact of what they are building. You’ll get a chance to work on technologies used by the largest brands across the globe, including those in the sports space such as the NBA, NFL, and WNBA, musicians such as South Korean band BTS, KISS, and Daddy Yankee, and creative entertainers such as Try Guys, SMOSH, and Rhett & Link. We work with some impressive brands and the outstanding talent behind them.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create new backend features and API endpoints
  • Own their realization and deployment, including performance optimization, scaling, and reliability
  • Work to integrate our services with key partners through their APIs
  • When infrastructure issues do arise, perform root cause analysis to resolve them
  • Track emerging technology trends, new libraries, and new cloud services that could improve our products

Require Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with Python and Django REST Frameworks
  • 3+ years of experience in working with databases, specifically in Postgres (MySQL is helpful too)
  • 3+ years backend support for REST APIs
  • Demonstrated history of success as both an individual contributor and in delivering as a team
  • A respectful mindset that also brings opportunities to light for team and organizational growth

Desirable Qualifications:

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  • 3-5+ years working on Backend or Full Stack projects
  • Strong database skills with NoSQL (MongoDB, AWS Dynamo, Google Firestore)
  • Experience using AWS Services such asS3, SQS/SNS, Lambda, and API Gateway to build larger applications
  • Experience running large-scale load tests and using the results to drive performance optimizations
  • Strong experience working with various payment platform APIs including Stripe, PayPal, ApplePay, GooglePay, Klarna, Afterpay, Braintree, and others.
  • Experience with performance testing tools including Locust.
  • Familiarity with video content delivery, codecs, and video production a plus
  • Experience generating analytics data for downstream customers a plus
  • Ability to work both individually and in Agile teams, using standard tools like task tracking (eg Monday, Jira), Git, etc to coordinate with others
  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to adapt and evolve to technology changes
  • Desire to develop skill set and share knowledge with the team

Salary Range:

The salary range applicable to this role is $90,568 - $113,210, but could be flexible for the ideal candidate. This role ideally will sit in our US Headquarters at our offices in New Providence, New Jersey, but we are open to remote candidates in the US who meet or exceed our qualifications.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Outstanding medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance benefits
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Equity - stock options
  • ASPCA pet insurance
  • NewBenefits Lifestyle Package - identity theft, legal services, and pet care discounts
  • Student loan assistance
  • Calm App premium subscription
  • Flexible work location and hours
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Strong family leave program
  • Opportunity to collaborate and grow with a world-class team of business leaders and entrepreneurs

About Us:

Kiswe powers interactive digital experiences that allow artists, creators, sports teams, leagues, and more to form deep relationships with their fans through innovative cloud technology. You may recognize the Kiswe logo alongside brand partners such as the NBA, BTS, the Olympics, KISS, and the NFL, to name just a few. Kiswe's suite of products and services empowers content owners to produce, distribute, and monetize immersive digital events all while maintaining control of their brand. Kiswe is a global company with 70+ team members that is headquartered in New Jersey, USA with additional offices in Hasselt, Belgium and Seoul, Korea. We are a global team that serves a global audience.

At Kiswe, we believe diversity is a core value and hire people of all different backgrounds, experiences, and situations. Our team thrives on a culture that embraces everyone being their authentic and best selves, and accordingly, are committed to identifying and dismantling inequalities that impede team members, partners, customers, and stakeholders with whom we work.

Kiswe is an Equal Opportunity Employer that hires talented people that are committed to excellence, and provides equal employment without regard to gender, marital status, identity, race, citizenship, ancestry, age, religion, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and personal responsibilities outside of work.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. or be located in Belgium. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment or student Visa at this time.

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