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Senior Software Engineer

Authors meet the best publishing professionals

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About Reedsy

We’re here to help authors find world-class professionals to create amazing books. Our curated marketplace gathers some of the best freelancers — the likes of Stephen King's designer, Neil Gaiman's editor or Walter Isaacson's publicist.

We’ve grown to a community of 100,000 authors and over 1,000 freelancers in just a few short years (while picking up a number of industry awards along the way). Funded by Europe’s top business angels and VCs, we want to make it possible for anyone looking to publish a high-quality book to do it successfully.

Want to help us? Cool, keep reading!


You will join and work on two products: the Reedsy marketplace and our book production tool. Here's what you'll do:

  • Architect and develop highly scalable web applications
  • Work closely with our designers and engineers to design, build, and ship new features from scratch
  • Evaluate and improve the performance, durability, and security of applications in production
  • Take ownership for your tasks and see features through from start to finish
  • Help teammates improve when reviewing their work and appreciate feedback when they reciprocate
  • Build RESTful APIs

Main requirements

  • Professional experience with NodeJS, AngularJS, TypeScript and NoSQL (Redis, MongoDB) databases

  • A good understanding of CSS

  • Vast Git knowledge

  • Strong emphasis on Systems Architecture and Design Patterns

  • Perfectly fluent in English

  • Enjoys working remotely

Nice to have

  • Professional experience with Ruby, MySQL and ShareDB
  • Experience with CSS pre-processors, such as SASS or LESS- Unit tests and QA testing tools and techniques
  • Experience doing A/B testing and using analytics tools
  • Experience with deployment automation tools
  • A good dose of ambition, as well as a great sense of humor

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