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Backend Software Engineer - Financial Foundry

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Backend Software Engineer - Financial Foundry

Full-time | Nashville | Tennessee | United States

THE CHALLENGE

Eventbrite is a people-first organization. Our goal of building the global platform for live experience relies on the foundation of top talent and strong company culture. Our team is the face of Eventbrite, and we’re charged with finding, attracting, and bringing on the best of the best to drive Eventbrite’s growing business and award-winning culture forward. Hiring the best talent globally is no easy feat. However, we have a talented team who has an inspiring story and mission. Our perfect candidate is someone who can connect that vision and story with top-notch talent.


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 pushing themselves to learn new things daily. 

Pair programming, weekly demos, tech talks, and 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 (check out Britecharts or PySOA as an example!). Our technology spans across web, mobile, API, big data, machine learning, search, physical point of sale, and scanning systems.


THE ROLE

We are looking for motivated software engineers to join our backend team in Nashville. You will solve challenging technical problems, own your products end-to-end and help take the company to the next level. This isn't just an opportunity to join an amazing team, but also to have an impactful role in the way we take our platform to the next stage.

We’ve got a culture focused on smarts, kindness, continual learning, and feedback… and our people love it. Come find out why!


As a backend engineer on the Financial Foundry team, you are responsible for the data that powers customer billing and internal finance processes. We are in the middle of migrating to a system that gives us greater pricing flexibility while ensuring the accuracy and completeness of our financial data. 


THE TECH STACK

We go all-in with open source tools. Our primary stack is Python, Django, and Celery, all running on AWS with a MySQL backend. Some of the other tools that we use are Redis, Kafka, Cassandra, Hbase, Hive, React.js, Git, and an endless supply of coffee. Haven’t worked with these technologies before? This is an amazing chance to jump in and learn.

THE SKILL SET

  • 3+ years of programming experience, ideally involving work with large datasets
  • Comfort designing schemas in MySQL (>1 years)
  • Experience with Python (>1 years)
  • Efficient, practical programmer with a record of producing dependable, clear code that’s easy to build on
  • Object oriented programming and data modeling
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Deep curiosity about business processes as well as technology

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience designing or tuning batch, streaming, and event-driven Data Warehouse and ETL architectures within the Hadoop ecosystem, such as Spark, Hive, Storm, Presto, Kafka, Hbase, MySQL databases, and HDFS
  • Experience working with Redis and/or Kafka 
  • Experience working with Microservices
  • Knowledge of accounting practices
  • Active Eventbrite user with a passion for live events

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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Eventbrite is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.  We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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