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Senior Backend Engineer, API (Python)



Software Engineering
Madrid, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Picsart is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join Picsart’s API & Enterprise team. This position will be a key contributor to building our AI powered API services and offers candidates the chance to join an experienced team that is building the Enterprise product line within the company.

By joining us, you will benefit from

- An honest, open culture that emphasises feedback and promotes professional and personal development.

- Remote friendly setup— our team is distributed worldwide, from Armenia to US, UK, Germany, Spain and Romania

- Wellbeing benefits (including a monthly wellbeing fund)

- Growing opportunities — based on your preference you can grow in the company as a people manager or as an individual contributor.

- An environment that fosters innovation and creativity, a culture with the ability to pilot new trends

You will

- Build mission-critical applications that process ten thousand requests per second through a microservices architecture

- Develop APIs and integrations for large-scale applications for developer and enterprise clients

- Create high-quality code that is scalable, reliable and reusable

- Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including development, code reviews, testing, and production deployment

- Write unit/integration tests to ensure the high quality of the application

- Work with the Infrastructure team to build CI/CD pipelines

- Work closely with stakeholders PM’s and Researchers to deliver new features

- Mentor and review other engineers

About you

- 5+ years of Experience with Python

- Experience in building large-scale distributed systems

- Track record of implementing RESTful APIs, working with API Gateways

- Knowledge of design principles of high-performance scalable applications

- Track record of breaking down monolithic applications into microservices architecture

- Experience with container solutions like Docker and orchestration with Kuberenetes

- Experience with public cloud services like AWS or GCP

- Knowledge of data structures and algorithms

- Knowledge of non-relational databases

- Experience with Flask

- Experience with Java & Spring framework

- Experience with document-oriented databases such as MongoDB

- Experience with key-value databases such as Redis

- Experience with RabbitMQ or Kafka

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What we seek and value most in our candidates
Professionalism in both soft and hard skills; motivation to grow, learn and share, positive attitude, flexibility, transparency, ownership and the most important - passion and commitment.
Picsart is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.
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Picsart is the world’s largest digital creation platform and a top 20 most downloaded app. Every month, the Picsart community creates, remixes, and shares billions of visual stories using the company’s powerful and easy-to-use editing tools. Picsart has amassed one of the largest open-source content collections in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers, backgrounds, templates, and more. Picsart is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android, Windows devices and on the Web. Headquartered in Miami, with offices around the world, Picsart is backed by SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Partners, and others. Download the app or visit picsart.com for more information.