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£70k - £90k
Senior Backend Developer - London
Coda is a technology company with a mission to build the best mobile games for each individual user with help of latest design trends and technology available for personalized experiences. Experimentation, creativity, and data are at the core of what we do.
We are a well-funded seed stage company founded by mobile industry veterans who have worked together for the past 6 years and exited their previous company. The company is based in London, and we have team members in Berlin and Istanbul.
About our team
We are a group of entrepreneurs who came together to build great games. After having exited the previous company that we built together and sold, our key goal is to make an impact in an area we are all passionate about and have fun.
We started and built the biggest mobile ad network in the Middle East and Southern Europe region and sold it to AdColony, one of the biggest, the inventors of rewarded video ads in mobile games. Our expertise is in the commercialization of games at scale, enabled by complex technology platforms.
Our goal is to bring together the best talent that is fit to go after our mission, regardless of background and location. We believe in opportunity equality and in the ability of diverse thinking teams to make a world-changing impact. We are looking to join up with other risk takers to form the foundation of our team.
We are looking for experienced backend engineers to build the Coda platform from scratch. You will be one of the pioneer engineers who contribute to all parts and elements of the data platform we are building, from infrastructure to architecture to development.
You will work in a team consisting of experienced backend, data and machine learning engineers, directly reporting to CTO, for designing and building an integrated platform with numerous components and services, the primary intention being recording, querying and processing data. Agility, speed, robustness, security and availability are the core properties of the system we are aiming for. Although there are particular technologies we would like you to be experienced with, the main acceptance criteria for this role are system thinking ability, perfect problem solving skills and desire for constant positive contribution to Coda’s success.
Why join Coda?
*You’ll get to benefit from being part of a transparent and early stage team where you can get exposure to various aspects of a company whilst deploying your own expertise with a clear product vision and the funding to survive the chasm * You will work on some of the hardest technical and operational challenges in the industry - explore and break your own limits and help us break our own * Yes it’s mission impossible and yes we know our ambitions are slightly over the top but we bring experience and resources of a proven team that has achieved a wild dream before and is hungry for more * You will work with a diverse team that has learning, having fun and achieving long term goals as top priorities
$80k - $100k
Who We Are
PowerSpike is a media & technology company focused on building the most compelling and streamlined destination for activating sponsorships within gaming communities. PowerSpike collaborates with 19,000+ gaming and esports influencers to execute premium, authentic influencer marketing campaigns. PowerSpike’s influencer network reaches over 125M viewers every month and grew over 1000% in 2018. The 4-year-old company is backed by Techstars, Cox Enterprises, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Dorm Room Fund, and Ocean Azul Partners.
What we’re building
PowerSpike is building the world’s first Influencer Exchange.
Like a traditional ad exchange, where buyers can place bids for ads in real-time, PowerSpike’s technology instead enables brands to bid on influencers. We’re taking the simple and streamlined experience of programmatic advertising, and combining it with the authenticity of influencer marketing to deliver instantly scalable influencer campaigns. Think Google Ads meets influencers.
Currently focused on the gaming space, our technology enables brands like Intuit Quickbooks and Activision Blizzard to launch influencer campaigns across our network of over 19,000+ Twitch streamers, just like they’d make a media buy.
Your work will directly help influencers pursue their dreams and assist some of the biggest brands in the world in streamlining their influencer marketing efforts.
What we need
We’re looking for a dedicated, passionate, innovative, and security-oriented Backend Web Developer to work on bringing PowerSpike’s databases and API’s to life. Reporting directly to the head of development, you will be responsible for building bug-free data solutions which will deliver information to influencers, brands and advertisers to help them make critical marketing decisions for their spends. If the words RPC, distributed servers, and scalable architecture excite you - then we want to talk.
We value learning, creativity, candor, and collaboration - and as one of the first people at PowerSpike, we’re looking for someone who can help us define our culture and processes for years to come. Simply put, we believe in hiring A+ people, giving them clarity in what success means, and then supporting them to their fullest potential.
-Create adaptable solutions to collect and process data from an api
-Develop scalable APIs for both internal and public consumption
-Implement, maintain and improve scalable databases
-Write scalable solutions to process mass data in real time
-Design and ensure data security and integrity
-Develop reusable and sustainable code
-3-5+ years experience in backend development
-Server side language (Go/Python preferred)
-Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
-Familiarity with AWS and Google Cloud
-Database language (MySQL preferred)
-Experience with distributed systems and microservice
-Experience with machine learning
-Ability to adapt to new situations and learn new skills/languages
-Knowledge of Git
Bonus Points If
-You’ve worked at a startup or attempted to launch your own startup before (even if it failed)
-You’re a gamer, streamer, or fan of live streaming platforms like Twitch/Mixer/YouTube Live
-You’ve worked on ad exchanges or advertising/influencer related technology in the past
-Competitive compensation -Stock options -Generous PTO -Medical Insurance -Early access to new products, games and services emerging in the space -Opportunity to be on the ground floor of one of the fastest growing startups in the gaming ecosystem🔗 Link