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Staff Backend Engineer (Madrid or remote, Spain)

Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

Staff Backend Engineer (Madrid or remote, Spain)

  • Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
  • Full-time

THE CHALLENGE

Eventbrite is seeking a Staff Backend Software Engineer to join us in our mission to bring the world together through live experiences. Last year alone, our platform processed over 150 million tickets across over 3 million events organized by our creators. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to build features, design APIs, and scale our product as we grow. 


THE TEAM

The members of our team tackle big problems through small group collaboration. Our technology spans across web, mobile, APIs, big data and machine learning, search, as well as physical point of sale and ticket scanning systems. As a people-focused organization, we support a culture of inclusion, mentorship, and continuous learning. Pair programming, weekly demos, tech talks, and hackathons are at the core of how we build our team and product. We engage with the community by hosting events with exciting technical speakers and releasing key building blocks of our stack as open-source software. Some examples of open-source projects that originated at Eventbrite include PySOA, the framework that powers our services, and Britecharts, a reusable charting library based on D3.

 

 

THE ROLE

We seek staff software engineers who are passionate about their craft to join our engineering team in Spain. The teams are usually comprised of front-end engineers, backend engineers, a product manager, a designer, and an engineering manager. You will solve challenging technical problems and own your impactful products end-to-end. You will contribute to Eventbrite engineering’s culture of technical excellence through inclusivity and mentorship. This is more than an opportunity to join an amazing team, it is a chance to impact Eventbrite’s platform and organization at scale.

 

 

THE TECH STACK

Eventbrite is one of the world’s largest Django-powered sites by request volume. Python, Django, and MySQL are the primary off-the-shelf technologies in our stack. We are hosted on AWS. PySOA, our services framework builds on these core technologies. Because this team interfaces with many other teams, there’s potential to work with a variety of other backend technologies in our stack, including Redis, Kafka, ElasticSearch to name a few. On the frontend, we make extensive use of React and Redux.




THE SKILL SET

  • You have 5+ years of experience building applications at scale in at least one popular programming language, such as Python, Java, PHP, Ruby, C#, C++, etc
  • You have 2+ years of experience using some form of web framework: Django, Symphony, Rails, ASP.net, etc.
  • You have 2+ years of experience using a SQL database: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, etc
  • You are an efficient, practical programmer with a record of designing and producing dependable code
  • You care about making sure your code is maintainable and well tested
  • You have a holistic approach to quality
  • You are a results-driven self-starter with great communication and collaboration skills; we put a lot of emphasis on being team players
  • You enjoy teaching and mentoring colleagues

BONUS POINTS

  • You have knowledge of microservices and/or Service Oriented Architecture
  • You have experience working with modern frontend frameworks: React, Backbone/Marionette, etc
  • You have experience designing and developing APIs, both internal service and HTTP APIs

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform that serves a community of nearly one million event creators in over 180 countries. Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events. The Eventbrite platform provides an intuitive, secure, and reliable service that enables creators to plan and execute their live and online events, whether it's an annual culinary festival attracting thousands of foodies, a professional webinar, a weekly yoga workshop or a youth dance class. With over 300 million tickets distributed to more than 4 million experiences in 2019, Eventbrite is where people all over the world discover new things to do or new ways to do more of what they love.


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Eventbrite is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from all suitably qualified individuals are encouraged, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

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