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Senior Engineer - Backend

Senior Engineer - Backend
Posted
Oct 13

About us:

Run The World enables live online events that people love worldwide.  Our mission is to create a world where people can easily meet, collaborate, and learn from others with similar expertise, interests, and passions—regardless of their particular location or circumstances. 

We’re a global, silicon-valley based, well-funded startup backed by top VC’s and angel investors including Andreessen Horowitz, and C-level executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Atlassian.  Our founding team are veterans from Facebook and Instagram and have...Read more

About us:

Run The World enables live online events that people love worldwide.  Our mission is to create a world where people can easily meet, collaborate, and learn from others with similar expertise, interests, and passions—regardless of their particular location or circumstances. 

We’re a global, silicon-valley based, well-funded startup backed by top VC’s and angel investors including Andreessen Horowitz, and C-level executives from Facebook, Twitter, and Atlassian.  Our founding team are veterans from Facebook and Instagram and have been featured on TechCrunch, Business Insider, Silicon Valley Business Journal, CNBC, and more.

We’re experiencing explosive growth now more than ever and we’re looking for like-minded high-performers to break the barriers that limit access to knowledge, connections, and communities, and enable people to “Run the World.” 

Join us! 

 

What you'll do:

As a backend engineer, you’ll be scaling our platform that can connect millions of organizers, speakers, and attendees. You work on a small team as our fast-paced business grows and evolves. To be specific, you will:

* Work closely with co-founder and CTO to design and build large scale, fault tolerant cloud based service infrastructure

* Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources

* Partner with product, and other teams to deploy new features and facilitate our rapid iteration and constant growth

 

What the team looks like:

Run The World is an all-remote company based in silicon-valley. The product team, including engineers, product managers, QAs, and designers, are mostly located in Asia. C-level executives and operational team are in the US. Most product team members speak fluent Chinese with some bilingual in English. As an all-remote company where employees spread in the US and Asia, the overlapped time in a day between 9AM to 12PM UTC+8 is filled with regular meetings and cross-team discussions.

This is an early start-up stage company full of chaotics. We thrive to make a great product while optimizing ourselves to be a great company.

 

What we're looking for: 

* Strong analytical and coding skills

* Experience of system design

* Open minded, and creative thinking to create new ideas

* Can thrive in a fast-paced environment and within a distributed team across multiple time zones

* Ability to work independently with minimal guidance

 

What makes you stand out?

* Experience with Go programming language

* Previous experience with algorithms, architecture, cloud computing, concurrency, database, distributed systems, filesystems, and networking

* UNIX/Linux systems knowledge and/or systems administration background

* [Staff Engineer] Good at large scale system design

* [Staff Engineer] Good at SRE knowledges

* [Staff Engineer] Prior experience of scaling up startup companies

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