Senior Software Engineer

Industry: Entertainment
Company size: 51-250

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Job description

A fast-growing company building an early-stage English-originated platform for animation fans is looking for a Senior Tech Lead Software Engineer. The engineer will work with great expertise and and passion in designing and implementing new software systems and features to multiply the overall output of the development team. The company is accelerating the future of storytelling by connecting fans with their favorite authors and helping authors to monetize their stories, build and engage their fan base. This will be a great chhance for those who want to help define and influence the company’s overall strategy and direction, contributing to fostering a culture of collaboration.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Help transform business requirements into a technologically advanced, high-performing software system design, and architecture 
  • Keep the project within program technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Find the underlying causes of the most complicated software problems and provide technological solutions that are usable, effective, and long-lasting
  • Keep abreast of new developments in technology and vendor offerings
  • Evaluate and offer suggestions as required then execute to develop successful solutions
  • Participate in agile software planning and development activities including daily standups, user story grooming, task breakdown and effort estimation
  • Mentor mid-level and junior-level software engineers to enable growth of their skills and expertise through suggestions, coaching, and learning opportunities
  • Establish best practices for software development procedures, improve existing ones, and creating new ones
  • Adhere to industry standard security-conscious development practices
  • Work as a part of the strategy team, helping with product, speed, and data analysis
  • Design and implement a scalable and resilient system architecture for existing and future products

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3-8+ years of specific software engineering experience
  • At least 5 years of System design (architecture, modules, components, and interfaces) and System Analysis experience
  • Extensive data structures, flows, and algorithm knowledge and verifiable experience
  • Impeccable and verifiable debugging and analytical problem solving skills
  • Experience with containerization, microservices, serverless and related tech
  • Experience implementing CI/CD, TDD, and defensive programming and similar development practices
  • Extensive experience working in an Agile environment with a preference for scrum and Kanban
  • Good leadership and mentoring experience on development teams
  • Extensive experience working and delivering continuous value on remote, globally distributed teams
  • Knowledge of Next.js, Swift, and Kotlin
  • Proficiency with AWS, PostgreSQL, and
  • Experience working in a startup/agile team
  • Experience in gamification and monetizing systems will be a plus
  • Experience in entertainment and media industries
  • Passion for manga, anime, and/or webtoons
  • Fluency in English language 

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