Senior Platform Engineer - API

TapcartSanta Monica, CA4M ago

Tapcart makes launching a mobile shopping app easy, fun and attainable for every brand.The world of shopping will one day be powered entirely by mobile, made possible by our products, team and vision. We are inspired by the future of mobile. We work to inspire that future.As the market leader in mobile ecommerce, we focus on providing great experiences for our customers and for mobile shoppers worldwide. Our platform powers the mobile apps of some of the largest shopping brands, including Fashion Nova, Chubbies, The Hundreds and many more. Tapcart is trusted by over 4,000 brands to launch and manage their mobile apps. We were recently featured at Google I/O, Shopify UNITE and in The Verge.Backend at Tapcart.As a Backend engineer youll be an essential part of our product, growth and management of a product millions of people use everyday. You will work closely with our frontend, QA and operations teams to build products that scale massively, deploy with ease and engage millions of end-users. Youll be researching and building world-class technology using Node.js, GraphQL, Mongo DB and advanced analytics tools.What you need to know.4 - 6 years professional backend development experienceNode.js and ExpressWorking with product team on new features and platformsHardening security for backends, hosting and databasesMaintaining Mongo DB on AtlasWorking with Google Cloud Platform (App Engine, Container Engine, Bigquery, Bigtable, Dataflow)Managing dev ops and deployment strategy on Google Cloud PlatformTesting and optimizing our backends for massive scaleBonusYou have experience designing and building GraphQL APIsYou worked with queues having a huge amount of messagesYou have experience in deploying on KubernetesYou are an avid and active open source contributorWhat you'll be working on.Mobile platform APIs: This platform is used by thousands of apps to launch and manage their native apps in real-time. Analytics engine: This dashboard will provide real-time analytics on mobile and brand performance through meaningful data visualizations. Our goal is to be one of the five dashboards always open on our customers browsers everyday. Who we are.We are a well funded, young and growing startup located in sunny Santa Monica, CA . Our culture and employees are very important to us and as such, we aim to make coming to work fun, challenging and rewarding for our team. We believe that doing great work depends on our team being happy, healthy, and showing up with creative solutions to face our many business challenges. It all starts with having good people, and helping them grow both personally and professionally. We want to hear your unique skills and personality will add to our company and culture.Learn more about who we are and what we offer on our careers page, and check out some of our recent features on Google I/O, Shopify UNITE and in The Verge.