Platform Engineer (Back-End)

Silicon Valley, CA, United States


Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


51 - 100 people


107 S Railroad Avenue
San Mateo, CA, 94401, US

Tech Stack

  • Amazon AWS
  • MariaDB
  • Python
  • Celery/RabbitMQ
  • Redis
  • WebSockets
  • Java
  • Gevent
  • MySQL
  • CircleCI
  • Runscope
  • DataDog

Role Description

The engineering team at SendBird is solving some of the biggest challenges related to building reliable, feature-rich, and scalable real-time conversational experiences across different platforms.

The challenges range from building a platform that can scale to some of the largest user-bases across distributed environments with optimal latency; creating a feature-rich yet lightweight and high performance client-side SDK; and building products and services that can help customers incorporate real-time conversational technologies more rapidly.

You will be participating in building the best real-time conversational products and solutions possible. You are expected to learn and expand on your engineering knowledge and experiences to build a world-class product that solves the difficult problems of our customers, and make it as easy as possible for them to harness the power of real-time chat.

Roles & Responsibilities - Build a large scale distributed and scalable real-time messaging service - Design simple, intuitive API to solve complex architectural problems - Write customer-centric documentation on API and messaging services - Architect and build efficient servers on our globally distributed infrastructure - Deploy and operate server clusters within a cloud environment

About SendBird

SendBird is the world's leading chat & messaging platform as service. We are a global team on a mission to revolutionize how people communicate digitally. Our platform delivers billions of messages per month to help people connect through the products and apps they love.

We're a Y Combinator alumnus (W16) and have raised over $71M from leading investors including ICONiQ Capital, Shasta Ventures, August Capital, and FundersClub. The company is global with a headquarters in San Mateo (30+ people) and an Asia-Pacific headquarters in Seoul (45+ people).

Company Culture

We have 7 core values that we look for strong alignment from any candidate:

We're Series-B stage company with a strong global culture. We encourage people to be in the office together to share and discuss ideas. We get to know each team better in both personal and professional way in order to build a warm community with a strong sense of trust and belonging.

We are very dedicated to accomplishing our mission, tenacious about building the best product in the market and hitting our growth goals. And we like to have a tons of fun along the way.

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