Sr. Software/Backend Engineer

Flosport, Inc Austin , TX 78702

Posted 5 months ago

FloSports is seeking an extraordinary Backend Engineerwho wants to improve and scale the platform team. Were building the future of Live Streaming & VOD OTT consumer experiences for millions of fans. Were dedicated to continuously improving the capabilities and performance of our platform API, Content Workflows and Metadata Systems that powers our consumer web, mobile, TV, and internal apps.

The platform team has many opportunities for a motivated engineer to have a huge impact and be recognized for it.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with other developers, product, qa and infra team to design, develop and improve new and existing API services, applications and data models
  • Deliver safe and efficient code to our users while staying on top of application performance monitoring, logging, and alerts
  • Lead and participate in technical software requirements, systems design and documentation, post-mortems, road-map planning
  • Advocate and improve on project code quality, automated tests, CI/CD initiatives and the developer experience
  • Provide mentorship to developers with a passion for learning

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience (5+ years)
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Expertise with PHP7, MySQL, Symfony3/4, Doctrine, Redis, Varnish, CloudSearch, Node.js, AWS
  • Expertise in modern backend applications for large, high-scale web applications including MVC, RESTful APIs, caching techniques, HTTP protocols
  • Experience with Message Queuing and Notification services (SQS, RabbitMQ, SNS, etc)
  • JavaScript (jquery, angular) experience is a PLUS
  • Experience with unit and integration testing
  • Passion for producing clean, clear, maintainable, and testable code that teammates want to build upon
  • Experience with Containers, AWS Lamdba+Serverless and CI/CD is a bonus

Benefits

PERKS:

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Competitive and comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Peace of mind through company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance
  • 401(K) company match
  • Progressive parental leave policies
  • Flexible paid vacation and work environment
  • Free laundry service for all positions that require travel
  • Bring your dog to work- everyday!
  • Healthy snack options, free beverages, catered lunch every week, and Breakfast Taco's every Wednesday
  • Modern and collaborative office environment
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