Platform Developer

Platform Developer

Wattpad is seeking a Software Developer to join the Platform team. At Wattpad our exceptional development team works closely together, while championing individual accountability and autonomy. If you seek technical challenges, love to build things and thrive in a product focused, dynamic environment this is the place for you.

What you will be doing:

  • Build and maintain large scale systems serving millions of users a day
  • Improve reliability and performance of core platforms
  • Identify and solve tough problems quickly
  • Design and code solutions for complex problems

What we're looking for:

  • 1 -2 years experience engineering large scale web architecture in PHP, Ruby, Python, or other web technologies
  • Experience with various data stores such as: MySQL, Redis, Memcached and Cassandra
  • Experience with web infrastructure, distributed systems and performance analysis
  • Familiar with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • A desire to contribute to the broader development community
  • Strive for perfection and know how to achieve that iteratively
  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience

    Date Posted:
    Nov 7, 2014 12:35 PM PST

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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