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Senior Software Engineer - High Performance Systems



Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2024

Hi, we’re Fever
We’re excited you are checking out this job offer.

We are the leading global live-entertainment discovery tech platform with a clear mission: to democratize access to culture and entertainment.

How do we achieve our mission? Fever has developed a proprietary technology that inspires a global community of over 125M people through personalized and curated experiences in their local city whilst empowering entertainment and event creators to reach new audiences and enhance their experience.

Sounds amazing, right?

Behind the user-friendly iOS and Android apps and webpage that work across the world is the engineering team. We are in charge of creating, developing, improving, and maintaining all Fever services so that more people can have an amazing experience.

About the role

Location: Spain - Home office friendly.

As a Senior Backend Engineer specializing in high-performance systems, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the backbone of Fever's live-entertainment platform. We're seeking someone with proven software development excellence, a keen eye for code quality, and a drive to get things done right. Join us if you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are excited about pushing the boundaries of what's possible. This is an opportunity to have real impact in a high-growth global category leader.

What will you do at Fever?

On your first month in Fever:

  • Fully integrate into the team and participate in planning, grooming, and retrospectives.
  • Familiarize yourself with Fever's tech stack, CI/CD workflows, and operational infrastructure.
  • Good vision about the main systems, points of failure and framework to identify performance gaps
  • Attend Fever Original experiences like Candlelight.

After 3 months in Fever:

  • Propose solutions to new challenging problems, from architecture design to implementation.
  • Create production-grade Python code designed to handle high levels of traffic.
  • Participate in hackathons and build strong relationships with the engineering team.

On your 6th month in Fever:

  • Take on responsibilities for different parts of the system, analyzing user usage and evolving the platform.
  • Mentor team members through code reviews, architecture design sessions, and pair programming.
  • Participate in team-building activities and events.
  • Responsible for redesigning one of our major workflows to improve scalability, performance and geographical distribution.

About you

Must have skills:

  • Strong knowledge of good practices, testing, and design patterns.
  • Proficiency in business English.
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases and SQL, taking it to its limits (ideally PostgreSQL).
  • Proficiency in using Datadog or other similar profiling tools and monitoring systems.

Ideally, experience with:

  • Python (Django/Flask)
  • Redis.
  • Event communication between services. Celery with RabbitMQ.
  • Handling services with more than 1000 requests/second.
  • AWS, Docker, and Kubernetes.

Benefits & Perks

  • 40% discount on all Fever events and experiences.
  • Home office friendly anywhere in Spain.
  • Relocation package for international candidates.
  • Responsibility from day one and professional and personal growth.
  • Great work environment with a young, diverse team of talented people to work with!
  • Health insurance and other benefits such as Flexible remuneration with a 100% tax exemption through Cobee's platform.
  • English Lessons.
  • Gympass Membership.
  • Possibility to receive in advance part of your salary through Payflow.
  • Attractive compensation package consisting of base salary and the potential to earn a significant bonus for top performance.
    • Base Salary: 50.000 - 65.000EUR
    • Total Compensation: 67.500 - 90.000EUR (Including Base, Variable, and Stock Options)

About the process

Fever aims to provide the best-fastest possible experience to our candidates. This is how it would look like:

  • Talent Interview - 1h: An intro to Fever, our culture and a conversation about your background and experience.
  • Engineering Manager Interview - 1h: A deep dive into your technical expertise and your opportunity to ask anything you need to know about your day to day at Fever.
  • Technical Assignment: Your opportunity to demonstrate all you know! We would like to receive it back within 3 days.
  • Team Interview - 1.5h: A discussion about your proposed solution to the technical challenge and your chance to make sure you know everything you need about Fever.

Thank you for considering joining Fever. We cannot wait to learn more about you!

If you want to learn more about us: Fever's Blog | Tech.Eu |TechCrunch

Fever is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workspace where everyone's background and ideas count. Our main goal is to find the best possible talent regardless of place of birth, racial or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, religion, opinion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, marital status, age or caring responsibilities. We encourage everyone to apply!

If you require any kind of accommodation during the selection process please contact our Talent team so we can help you by providing a welcoming and seamless journey.

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