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£80k - £95k
This is a 100% remote role. UK/EU based only.
We are looking for Senior Software Developers who want to help build the next generation payment API in the cloud.
We’d like to hear from enthusiastic polyglot developers who want to work with the latest technologies, solve interesting problems and be part of a really great team. There are a wide range of problems to tackle, from configuring nginx proxies to writing custom payment routing and handling logic, and we contribute open source back to the community. We believe that the language you write the code in is just how you convey your solution to the computer and the real value is being able to think through a problem.
You will be working on new development projects, focused on best practice across the board, including automation of absolutely everything (Terraform for infrastructure deployments to AWS, CI/CD with contract-based testing and auto-deployment of services within Docker containers, etc.), pair programming and TDD/BDD. Although many of us live around London, we are operating as a remote team, and typically working from home and pair programming.
It’s very much a “best tool for the job” mentality at Form3 and our tech-stack is always evolving but to give you a flavour of what we’re currently working with here are some of the tools we use;
We don’t mind whereabouts you are based as we offer the opportunity for our team to work remotely from anywhere in the UK or EU. In fact, most of our Developers work, utilising screen-share technology and pair-programming to share knowledge across the team. That being said, we also have London and Amsterdam offices, so should you occasionally wish to work from these, you’d be most welcome.
Whilst experience of the above technologies would be nice, it is by no means essential. We are looking to speak with well-rounded software professionals who have a breadth of experience across a variety of programming languages, are passionate about tech and enjoy working collaboratively within a team.
$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