Senior Back-end Engineer

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We're looking for a Senior Engineer interested in writing and running the mission-critical back-end services of Prezi and building forward-thinking web experiences and interactions for our users.

As a Senior Back-end Engineer at Prezi, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a growing startup, building things millions of people will see everyday. You will experience and experiment with new technologies and work with a group of people whom you can learn from and keep pushing things forward. This position is located in our Budapest office.

You should be excited about:

  • Joining a team that focuses on the growth of the whole product
  • Working in a small, cross functional team with other engineers, designers, data analysts, marketing, product managers
  • Creating customer facing applications
  • New technology and design
  • Working in a challenging, fast paced and always changing environment

Challenges you will be working on:

  • Participating in building resilient microservice architecture which scales and lets us build complex systems out of small bounded components
  • Running everything in the cloud (AWS), rethinking the assumptions that no longer hold in our current architecture
  • Opening source some of the awesome things we’re working on
  • Developing and maintaining existing back-end services (mostly written in Python) to ensure they are efficient, reliable and secure enough for our many million users
  • Developing high fidelity functional prototypes to validate growth initiatives
  • Pro-actively enhancing our web platform

Main requirements

  • 6+ years experience in developing web applications and web services (e.g. Python/Django)
  • Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, asset loading, caching, REST, Thrift, TCP)
  • Knowledge of web standards and modern browsers
  • Passion for clean, maintainable code

General requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering – equivalent work experience is acceptable
  • Must demonstrate either significant personal or professional experience in software development
  • Able to meet deadlines, work within an international environment, exchange knowledge with colleagues, and be up-to-date with new trends
  • Ability & willingness to learn fast and pick up new things easily
  • Analyze and solve programming tasks independently and pro-actively
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Great communication skills in English

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of test automation of backend and frontend applications
  • Experience in frontend frameworks and JavaScript libraries (e.g. AngularJS, Backbone, Bootstrap)
  • Experience in big data technologies (Hadoop/Pig)
  • Passion for user-centric interface design
  • Familiar with scaling online marketing systems (SEO, SEM, and email marketing, amongst others) nice to have.

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