Senior Software Engineer

New York, NY, United States • $150k - $250k

Skillr


Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States

Compensation

$150k - $250k

Employees

11 - 25 people

Address

46 East 11th St
New York City, NY, 10003, US

Tech Stack

  • Node.js
  • Swift
  • Java
  • Kotlin
  • AWS
  • PostgreSQL
  • TypeScript

Role Description

The platform team builds and enhances the core services that power the Skillr platform, enabling seamless and delightful user experiences.

The role
Skillr's mission is to connect the world through the sharing of expertise and know-how. As a platform engineer, you will be at the forefront of building an innovative platform that connects the world. In this role, you will make the critical decisions and contributions that will shape the Skillr platform today and in the future. Your contributions ultimately ensure that our users always have a seamless experience.

The work
Architect, build and maintain core platform services
Develop and monitor system KPIs to ensure high availability
Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes
Provide mentorship and guidance for team engineers

The essentials
6+ years of experience developing and operating production backend systems at scale
Strong proficiency with Node.js, Typescript, AWS, Terraform
Maintain a high set of standards and ensure team adherence to software development best practices
Deep knowledge of computer science fundamentals that include data structures, algorithms, and distributed systems
Excellent communication skills with the ability to simplify complex subjects
An eye towards the future and unafraid to challenge the status quo

About Us
Skillr is making the world's knowledge more accessible than ever. Our platform enables anyone to connect with an expert instantly and seamlessly. We welcome those with diverse experiences and perspectives to join us as we innovate and transform how expertise is discovered and shared.

About Skillr

Skillr is making the world's knowledge more accessible than ever. Our innovative platform enables anyone to connect with an expert instantly and seamlessly. Skillr is transforming how expertise is discovered and shared.

Company Culture

We're a resourceful team where team members wear multiple hats to achieve our goals. Everyone's voice is appreciated, and we value innovation and curiosity.

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