Back-End Engineer

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Piñata Farms

Role Location

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States


11 - 25 people


10250 Constellation Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90067, US

Tech Stack

  • AWS
  • JavaScript
  • Vue.js
  • Swift
  • Python

Role Description

Our mission is driven from our behavioral research into how today’s connected communities work. From our insider’s view of live streaming/hip-hop/group chat/esport/selfie/influencer/(and tik-tok,🤔,jk) communities, we’ve helped establish new norms and know what’s coming next.

We are looking for the brightest minds eager to work on some of these newest technical challenges. We’re light on job req details, heavy on finding those who have done it before or want to prove they can do it.

If you are an amazingly talented Full-stack engineer who knows what it takes to build engineering organizations and hack new products together from the ground up, we want to hear from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES - Own, design, & build entire systems from scratch - Influence or manage technical direction for the entire company - Influence the product development - Look back in two years and be able to say “I was there when it started”

EXPERIENCE - Various backend architectures (monolith, serverless, and microservice) - AWS components (S3, cloudfront, lambda, kinesis, etc.) - System design and tool selection - CI/CD design for backend tools - Strong background and understanding of media content distribution and optimization - Understanding of core security concepts and data access patterns. Preferred experience with: - Graph databases (neptune, Dgraph) - Load testing (artillery or similar) - Content recommendation systems - Vue.js frontend framework - Search optimization (elastic search, etc.)

ENVIRONMENT - Small team moving fast. All of the ownership with none of the BS.

Pls excuse the vagaries, comes with the NewCo territory of doing something really disruptive.

About Piñata Farms

We are a team that has been responsible for some of the biggest cultural and tech successes of the last 10 years, spanning mobile, social, video, AR, gaming and music. We are now in stealth mode using computer vision, developments in mobile hardware and consumer tech to build a new generational phenomenon. We are backed by the top Silicon Valley VC's and some of the most influential strategic investors in media, tech, and pop culture.

Company Culture

Fun, edgy, trendy, lots of laughing, solving tough problems and impacting culture

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