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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
$100k – $150k
We’re looking for someone who has: - At least 5 years of software engineering experience with open source contributions. - Experience developing, releasing, and maintaining production software. - Significant experience writing Golang or the ability and desire to become proficient in new languages. - A strong grasp of computer science fundamentals. - Deep understanding of the theory and implementation of database trees on real file systems. - Experience working in an agile development environment. - The ability to take ownership and see initiatives through. - Worked with and mentored junior engineers. - Exceptional communication skills. - Experience working with distributed teams.
What your primary responsibilities will be: - Improve the IAVL codebase by committing DRY, well tested code. - Work with the Cosmos-SDK team to keep the IAVL tree and its proofs well integrated. - Optimize our implementation of the IAVL tree and its proofs. - Research, design, and implement improvements to the IAVL tree, the proofs, and related protocols. - Help formalize the specification of the IAVL tree and proofs and ensure the implementation adheres to the spec. - Develop simulations for testing the behaviour of the IAVL tree under various loads and read/write strategies. - Develop alternatives to the IAVL tree like the Ethereum Patricia Trie that adhere to the same interfaces. - Mentor junior engineers and support the growth and health of the team. - Review pull requests and provide valuable feedback to members of the team and open source contributors.
What we offer: - The opportunity to build the future of the internet. - An exciting role building open source software. - Flexible work schedule. - At least 4 weeks of paid vacation. - Very competitive salary, including equity.
About our application process: Qualified candidates can expect to go through a 4 step interview process. The first interview will be a call to assess cultural fit and to make sure our goals are aligned.
If we think there is a good fit, you’ll have a call with one of our project managers to learn more about your skills and attitudes toward teamwork. If it’s clear that you’d be a good addition to the team, we’ll ask you to complete a technical task for which you will be compensated.
If your technical task displays a high level of quality and care we will set up a final interview with our CEO or CTO.
The process can take up to 3 weeks.
How to apply: https://goo.gl/forms/jpdRI1wD8pdfoqKl2