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Senior Backend Software Engineer

San Francisco, California, United States

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Full-time | San Francisco | California | United States

THE CHALLENGE

Last year at Eventbrite organizers created 3 million events and we processed 150 million tickets. Behind all of those tickets and events is a number of teams working together to keep our product scalable and available as we grow.  Our goal is to be the global platform for live experiences.

 

THE TEAM

We're a people-focused Engineering organization:  the women and men on our team value working together in small teams to solve big problems, supporting an active culture of mentorship and inclusion, and committing themselves to learn new things daily. Pair programming, weekly demos, tech talks, and quarterly hackathons are at the core of how we’ve built our team and product. We believe in engaging with the community, regularly hosting free events with some of the top technical speakers, and actively contributing to open source software. Our technology spans across web, mobile, API, big data, machine learning, search, physical point of sale, and scanning systems.

 

THE ROLE

Join our Consumer engineering team and help make Eventbrite an indispensable platform for finding the best events anywhere in the world.  You'll build products that deeply understand the interests of users so we can re-engage them with the right events at the right time. You'll work directly with product management, product design, and data analysts to get a deep understanding of how our users explore and plan and architect the systems to meet those needs.

THE SKILL SET

  • 5+ years building high performance systems and services
  • 3+ years of experience as an application engineer, understanding of backend web technologies such as Django and datastores such as MySQL, redis, and elasticsearch
  • 3+ years of experience using a SQL database: MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc
  • You have experience designing and developing APIs, both internal service and HTTP APIs
  • Efficient, practical programmer with a record of producing maintainable code
  • Ability to take initiative and produce results with great communication and collaboration skills
  • Passion to learn and to mentor others
  • Desire to work on a highly visible product that impacts millions of users

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience with Elasticsearch and Machine Learning
  • Comfortable developing in a container environment like Docker
  • Familiarity with continuous integration tools like Jenkins or CircleCI
  • Experience working with microservices

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform, powering millions of live experiences each year. We empower creators of events of all shapes and sizes – from music festivals, experiential yoga, political rallies to gaming competitions –– by providing them the tools and resources they need to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live experiences around the world. Last year, the team served 795,000 creators hosting nearly 4 million experiences across 170 countries. Meet some of the Britelings that make it happen.


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