Senior Software Engineer, Backend at GoodNotes (London, UK) (allows remote)

Senior Software Engineer, Backend at GoodNotes (London, UK) (allows remote)

At GoodNotes

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kotlin
javascript
typescript
amazon-web-services

Description


GoodNotes was created from our founder's frustration of taking readable and reusable notes on his first iPad. We have since grown to millions of happy users and have become one of the top paid iOS apps worldwide. Our engineering team members are all full stack, Pi shaped, and most importantly product minded.


Our Core Values:



  • Users come first

  • Build better product, not just different

  • Do less but get more done

  • Always be learning


We have always been an iOS only application since we started 8 years ago. We are now ready to make our application available in other platforms. We are building up our first web engineering team and are looking for a senior backend engineer to join us. You would be responsible for creating the backend infrastructure to support our new business initiatives such as cloud storage, collaboration and cross platform deployment. You would be working closing with our mobile and product teams on redefining productivity applications for the new era of computing.


Requirements



  • Excellent problem solving and story telling skills

  • A love of software craftsmanship

  • A strong desire of self improvement through side projects and sharing

  • Good taste as a maker

  • Built projects you are proud of, big plus if they are side projects

  • Strong sense on the best tools for any task

  • Led web product development from inception to million of users

  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals

  • Production experience building and scaling reliable and safe distributed system

  • Deep understandings on system design, data structures and API design.

  • Strong software engineering best practices

  • Experience with Operational Transformation and Conflict-Free Replicated Data Types

  • Mastery in at least two programming language

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