Senior Backend Engineer

Mammoth Media-Santa Monica, CA 90401 -

Posted a month ago

Mammoth Media is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer responsible for development of platform APIs as well as internal tools. This candidate will be excited and open to learning new technologies & design patterns, with a hunger to grow as a developer & business contributor. If you are passionate about Javascript and would love the opportunity to work alongside experienced engineers in a fast paced and energized environment, we’d love to hear from you.
In this role you will:

  • Write backend code according to business needs and priorities

  • Write tests, review code, deploy projects, and help troubleshoot production issues

  • Follow established processes and actively contribute to improve them

  • Work alongside the Backend Team, App Developers, & Product Owners to deliver value and improve processes

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest relevant technology tools and trends

  • Proactively work around road blocks and communicate status and issues


We are looking for:

  • Experience with Node.js

  • 5-6 years of work experience as a backend engineer

  • Confidence and know-how of at least 1 modern backend language

  • Understanding of asynchronous development (advantages & challenges)

  • Experience with at-scale systems

  • Data modeling & SQL skills

  • Experienced in RESTful API design

  • Familiar with continuous integration processes and automated testing

  • Understanding of event driven decoupled components and OO programming

  • Have contributed to several successful projects with increasing responsibilities

  • Nice to have tech: AWS experience, Docker and JIRA & Bamboo


Benefits and perks:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Flexible PTO + 11 company holidays

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • Employer sponsored 401k

  • Monthly company social events

  • Free snacks and catered lunches on Fridays

  • Free parking OR metro pass reimbursement


About Mammoth:
Mammoth Media is redefining entertainment for the mobile-first generation. Mammoth is the first company to produce, distribute, and monetize original entertainment apps for micro-boredom in daily life.
"Most app developers targeting teens and their ever-shrinking attention spans fall short of mainstream success — but not Mammoth Media." - Mashable

  • Mammoth is the studio behind consistently top-charting apps, Yarn and Wishbone

  • Mammoth is disrupting the traditional Hollywood model by combining established writers, Influencer talent, and an innovative format with real-time data analytics to deliver premiere content for the mobile-first generation

  • Mammoth’s innovative approach to creating and distributing content has made waves within the industry, grabbing the attention of authoritative outlets


Mashable , Variety
[http://variety.com/2018/digital/news/mammoth-media-13-mllion-series-a-1202680787/],
TechCrunch [https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/30/mammoth-media-series-a/]and
VideoInk
[https://www.thevideoink.com/2018/01/30/inside-mammoth-medias-13m-series-funding/], to name a few

  • Mammoth is creating unique and organic sponsored content with partners and brands such as L’Oréal, Dunkin’ Donuts, M2, Crypt TV, Vertical Networks and Skype, allowing for direct engagement with consumer audiences that cuts through the clutter


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