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May 22, 2020

Lead Software Engineer, Backend

  • RunTheWorld
  • Remote
Full time Backend Developer

Job Description

As a Lead Software Engineer, you’ll be leading the development process and scaling our platform that can connect millions of organizers, speakers, and attendees.  If you care about code and product quality, love building things from 0 to 1, and thrive in a scrappy startup environment, we want to meet you! 
 
SPECIFICALLY, YOU'LL:
  • Work closely with our technical Co-Founder and CTO to design the technical architecture and build a robust, scalable backend system
  • Manage and maintain the backend system and release process to ensure scalability
  • Manage and grow a distributed software engineering team
  • Partner with Product and other teams to define feature specifications
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (Master’s degree a plus)
  • 4+ years of related development experience shipping products into the world
  • Expertise in Go, Graphql, MySql
  • Experience leading a team building technical products
  • Experience building highly scaled consumer applications a huge plus
  • Experience building audio/video streaming applications a huge plus
  • Passion projects you’re willing to share with us (we love to see your work!)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can thrive in a fast-paced environment and within a distributed team across multiple time zones
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States