Lead Software Engineer

Your role

  • Design, implement, maintain and improve the Spokn Back-end code and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with co-workers from design, engineering, product, project and QA to implement applications for future scale.
  • Write great code that is well tested and documented.
  • Work on a great product with technical challenges that will help you grow.
  • Cultivate a sense of customer empathy to continue building an exceptional product.

Your profile

  • 3+ years of JavaScript application design and testing experience.
  • Knowledge of Node.js and frameworks available for it (i.e. Express etc.).
  • Experience in setting up and maintaining Linux containers (e.g. Docker) as well as running them on a supportive infrastructure.
  • Vast experience with databases, preferably SQL, as well as NoSQL and Key-Value-Stores.
  • Building reliable, robust and observable applications.
  • You have integrated third-party APIs and SDKs and designed your own.

Nice to have

  • Familiarity in message brokers such as Kafka.
  • Experience in JavaScript frameworks like React/Angular, or similar.
  • Being a technologist.
  • Experience in TypeScript.
Spokn is a podcasting platform for work. Some of the world's most innovative startups like Superhuman, Mixpanel and Shipbob use Spokn to improve their internal comms, training and employee engagement. Spokn makes it easy for companies to keep their employees in the loop without being stuck to their screens, offering toolkits to develop great content, features to send audios through personalized push notifications, and analytics to see what messages stick.