Lead Software Engineer

Industry: Technology
Company size: 1-10

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Job description

A fast-emerging platform creating a leveled ground in social media by giving everyone a chance to profit from their photos is looking for a Lead Software Engineer. As an engineer, you will offer the best languages/tech stacks and flows to implement to provide a seamless and intuitive user experience. The company is focused on merging the principles of daily fantasy sports into social media, thus allowing anyone to earn money from their unique content. The ideal candidate will work with a full-stack capability to ensure that the front-end and back-end are coded to the highest degree of efficiency.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of hybrid applications
  • Showcase full-stack capability to ensure the back-end and front-end are coded to the best possible standard of efficiency
  • Maintain a previously-developed code that ensures no photos are stolen from screenshots or online from a user’s phone and improve the code if possible
  • Improve the company’s proprietary voting ranking algorithm/equation if possible
  • Collaborate with designers to make sure the application involves the most up-to-date UI/UX/animations
  • Operate under tight schedules without compromising quality
  • Work with startups and take initiative when needed

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience as a software engineer 
  • Prior experience in developing photography/social/marketplace/gambling apps (preferable with tens of thousands of users or more)
  • Experience with payment integration (in-app wallet connected to PayPal, Stripe, Venmo, and eventually Crypto) 
  • Experience in creating a powerful search engine to ding users, pictures, categories, etc.
  • Prior experience in building recommendation algorithms
  • Skilled in geolocation integrating 
  • Proficient in storing and tracking all data
  • Proficiency in developing a robust admin panel to control the application seamlessly
  • Experienced in suggesting the best tech stacks/languages to use and the appropriate flows to implement to offer an intuitive and seamless user experience
  • Have a deep understanding of how to come up with viral loops within an application to ensure a high retention rate and on board more users
  • Prior experience with implementing in-app cameras with effects is a bonus
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

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