Senior Back-end Engineer, Payments Infra in Barcelona or Remote

Brainly

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Full-Time
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Job Description

There are more than 350 million reasons to join Brainly — one for every student you’ll help go from questioning to understanding. Team up with us as we build and continue improving one of the most popular ed-tech products on the planet. In a world of questions and uncertainty, you can be part of the answer as we shape the future of learning and change lives, one student at a time. If this excites you, you know what to do next.

Let’s get to know each other. And get ready to make a difference!

ROLE OVERVIEW

As a Payments Infra team, we provide solutions that process payments at scale, with accuracy and speed, and provide data required by the business to enable constant revenue growth. The team collaborates closely with the Product Organisation leadership and the CTO to identify and prioritize needs related to the payment platform. The Payments infra team also defines, publishes, and keeps an SLA commitment to the platform’s consumers. In this position you will help us scale the platform that supports our mobile and web applications using technologies such as Kubernetes, RDBMS, Queues, Streams, and more. You will also help to pick new technologies to build new and maintain existing functionalities.

We are looking for engineers who are ready to tackle complex challenges with the right tools. We don’t expect our future colleagues to have the experience with every language or tool we use at production. We write mainly in Go but, as everything in life, these can be learned and we are sure that our bootcamp will get you up to speed. We are also a team of engineers with diverse backgrounds and we are more than happy to learn from your experience too.

Are you a goal-driven team player? Do you like tackling new challenges using leading-edge industry tools? Can you adapt to rapidly changing conditions while learning and bettering yourself? Are you a detail-oriented expert who loves focusing on quality? If you answered yes to these questions, you might just be the perfect candidate for this role!

 

HOW DO WE BUILD SERVICES?

Back-end engineers enjoy all the pros and cons of distributed programming. We ship changes to production multiple times a day and our delivery pipeline makes your code ready to join thousands of already running containers in just 5 minutes. Our services land on Kubernetes that is hosted on AWS. We still have services running on the AWS EC2 stack, but we are working on moving them to the Kubernetes environment. Services communicate either via messaging or good old HTTP. Our platform is defined entirely as code (Terraform, Ansible) and we get lots of goodies out of the box – alerting, logging and telemetry to name a few. We are believers in the DevOps culture, but we still have some things to do to get there.

 

WHY ENGINEERING AT BRAINLY?

  • Enjoy a great engineering culture — we regularly conduct code reviews and schedule time for writing tests.
  • Have an impact on every stage of the project, including requirement discussions, design, implementation, and delivery.
  • Always go beyond! Our collaborative environment creates room for everyone to learn, improve, and take our engineering to the next level.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Plan and implement integrations with various payment providers and payment methods.
  • Identify and improve parts of the platform to make it more robust, scalable, and secure.
  • Collaborate with other software engineers to design scalable services, plan feature roll-out, and ensure high reliability and performance of your deliverables.
  • Debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack.
  • Conduct code reviews, contribute to high-quality documentation, and build robust test suites.

 

WHAT MAKES YOU THE PERFECT CANDIDATE

  • 5+ years of experience writing web services in a general-purpose programming language
  • Experience building distributed systems at scale
  • Experience working with messaging queues
  • Established experience with monitoring/logging tools and best practices
  • Experience with relational databases/data stores
  • Interest in TDD and specific experiences using a test heavy approach to solve problems and create solutions
  • Familiarity with a complex, high-performance platform
  • Ability to brainstorm and co-create new solutions, both business and technical
  • Great communications skills and ability to learn fast

WHAT WILL BLOW OUR MINDS

  • Experience with Go
  • Experience in integrating payment providers/processors
  • Experience working with public cloud provider offerings (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc)

WHAT YOU GET BY JOINING BRAINLY

  • We want to see you grow along with us – you will have 800$ per year for personal development, extra time for attending conferences and workshops, and unlimited access to an online learning platform (courses from Coursera, Udacity, Udemy, Harvard ManageMentor, and many others!)
  • Health is important, which is why at Brainly, we fully cover private health & dental care packages for you and your family and provide you with a sport card (Multisport Plus in Poland, Andjoy in Spain)
  • You will also get an access to online individual psychological consultations with professionals in English & Polish via the Mental Health Helpline
  • Flexible working hours – working requires communication, so we work within the European business hours, but we also know that life may be unpredictable, so if you need to jump out of work (doctor’s appointment, emergency, anything) – no problem!
  • Your personal concierge AskHenry will support you in your daily duties, eg. planning your dream vacation
  • We will provide you with all the necessary equipment & tools, including an additional budget for accessories which will make your remote setup even more comfortable.
  • You can join internal communities and contribute to charity, diversity and inclusion initiatives, take part in great internal events or represent Brainly at conferences or meet-ups.

 

WHAT IS BRAINLY

Brainly is the online learning platform where over 350 million students and parents go from questioning to understanding. With their smartphones, users can snap a photo to instantly solve any problem or homework question and be matched with a Brainly product such as Community Q&A, Brainly Tutor, Math Solver or Textbook Detective.

Brainly is built to provide students, parents, experts, and teachers with a collaborative platform and tools needed to succeed in any educational environment. Based in Kraków, Poland, with U.S. headquarters in New York City, Brainly apps and websites are visited by users from over 35 countries.
Backed by Prosus, Point Nine Capital, General Catalyst, Runa Capital, Learn Capital and Kulczyk Investments. Learn more about Brainly at www.brainly.com.

By sending us your application, you agree that Brainly sp. z o.o. with its seats in Krakow, will process your data contained in the form below and in the documents you attach in to participate in recruitment. In connection with this, you have the right to withdraw your consents, the right to access to your data, the right to obtain their copy, rectify them, erase, limit their usage and also data portability right and object to their use by Brainly, as well as to lodge a complaint with the President of the UODO. I

 

About Brainly

  • Ed Tech

  • Krakow, Poland

  • 50-200

  • 2009

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