[Wattpad] Backend Engineer (Payment and Ads Platforms)

July 6

🏡 Remote – Anywhere in Canada

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💰 Venture Round on 2019-03


• Designing, building, and maintaining functionality on a large scale distributed system serving millions of people per day • Building new product features in Go and PHP • Improving reliability and performance of core components and existing systems • Configuring and maintaining the infrastructure that runs those systems • Writing unit and service tests for all your code • Researching and implementing new technology to solve tomorrow’s scaling issues


• 3+ years of experience in a prior software development role • You are skilled in Go • You know PHP or are willing to work with it • You enjoy building and maintaining complex back-end systems that operate 24/7 at high scale • You write clean, readable code that communicates its intents and methods clearly to future engineers (but you can also deal with code that isn’t and doesn’t) • You are comfortable in both static and dynamic languages and don’t mind switching between them • You love learning and applying your knowledge in novel ways • Nothing makes you happier than a hard problem solved well (with “just enough” documentation) Bonus points: • You have integration experience with 3rd party payment systems like Stripe, Square or equivalent services • You’ve worked with Ads Platform tools or APIs like Kevel or Google Adsense for Platform (AFP) • You have a knowledge of Docker • You’ve used container orchestration tools like Kubernetes or ECS • You have exposure to Infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform & Ansible


• 11 paid holidays • Generous Accrued Time Off increasing with years of service • Generous paid sick time • Annual day of service

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