Issuu, a well-funded, fast growing, global digital publishing start-up, with millions of visitors, terabytes of data, and a massively scalable cloud infrastructure, is looking for a senior software engineer for backend systems.
A senior software engineer working on backend systems will be involved in all aspects of Issuu's infrastructure and operations. Issuu's services are built on Amazon's scalable infrastructure (EC2, S3, etc). You will be working on the server-side design and code for our platforms, systems, and web applications, as well as internal systems to manage our services. The backend team is relatively small considering the volume of data and visitors using our services, therefore simplicity and scalability of both systems and processes are of vital importance. The daily focus is on productivity and delivering results, while ensuring customer satisfaction, performance, and reliability of our platform.
We seek an individual with a CS background and experience that includes development of high-availability online services. Candidates should have a passion for solving complex and interesting problems. Our backend systems must solve problems from just about every area of computer science, including search, information retrieval, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression, etc. We are also looking for the following qualities:
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Issuu is defining publishing on the Internet. We provide a digital publishing platform and social media marketing tool for individual users, publishers, and marketers. Our customer face, Issuu.com, is growing rapidly and receives millions of visitors, and our network serves over 300 million unique page views monthly.
Issuu values people who are smart, energetic, and enthusiastic about technology. We believe in solving problems with engineering and software. Our platform was built from the ground up to be available 24/7, reliable, fast, global, scalable, and managed by a small and talented team. Our customer facing services are engineered in close collaboration with our visual brand department, successfully combining visual aesthetics, great user experiences, and cutting edge technology.