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Full-Time

Wattpad] Backend Engineer

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Wattpad

Wattpad

1,001-5,000 employees

Social storytelling platform for diverse media

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$110k - $130kAnnually

Mid

Remote in Canada

Category
Backend Engineering
Software Engineering
Required Skills
gRPC
PHP
Kubernetes
Apache Kafka
Docker
AWS
REST APIs
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • 3+ years of experience in a prior SaaS engineering role
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, etc.
  • Skilled in Go or PHP
  • Knowledge of Docker
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Experience with clean and readable code
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Bonus points for experience with AWS, monitoring distributed systems, Infrastructure-as-code tools, Docker, Kubernetes, ECS, REST APIs, gRPC, Kafka, CI systems, mentoring other engineers
Responsibilities
  • Designing, building, and maintaining functionality on a large-scale distributed system
  • Building new features, tools, and services in PHP and Go
  • Improving reliability and performance of core components and existing systems
  • Writing tests for all work
  • Defining best practices and providing mentorship to other engineers
  • Researching and implementing new technology
  • Advocating for best practices and tools across the engineering org

Wattpad is a social storytelling platform known for its substantial global reach, with 85 million users engaging in dynamic story-sharing and generation. This company stands out as a leader in bridging technology with the entertainment industry, fostering unique partnerships for adaptations in TV, film, and publishing. Working here offers an opportunity to be at the forefront of digital story innovation, surrounded by a vibrant, creative community that pushes the bounds of conventional storytelling.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$717.8M

Headquarters

Toronto, Canada

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

7%

2 year growth

19%

Benefits

Competitive salary

Full health benefits

Career development & mentorship opportunities

RRSP matching

Generous parental leave

Flexible hours