Los Angeles, San Francisco, Irvine, CA or Remote, United States

Locations: Los Angeles, CA/San Francisco, CA/Irvine, CA or remote in the United States

What we’re doing: We are a tech company, operating a thriving and growing broadcast platform; Alexa ranked us in the top 100 sites internationally, and the top 25 in the United States, with approximately 10 million daily users, and a worldwide community of fans. Independent Broadcasters use our platform to create and share live streaming video, photographs, and similar content, generally adult in nature, (but no adult content is required).

Multi Media LLC has been recognized as:

  • Best Culture Innovator in 2021 by Kudos
  • BuiltinLA best mid-sized companies to work in 2021

What you’ll do:

Discovery Pod is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer with Python experience to join their team and help improve their recommendations system. Mainly, you will be participating in brainstorming to figure out the best technical solutions to achieve the goals set by the management. As a top-notch software engineer in our team, you will be accountable for building comprehensive technical solutions with high-quality standards and practicing clean coding styles. The day-to-day tasks may include building new features for the site, fixing existing bugs, and refactoring/optimizing existing code to deliver the best consumer experience for both users and broadcasters worldwide.

This includes working on features that are supported across all major web browsers, mobile devices, smart TVs, and video consoles. As a Senior Backend Engineer, it is expected to work with large data sets and be an expert in designing efficient algorithms, queries, and caching methods.

We value an initiative and are willing to support you in making appropriate technical decisions.

How we build our products: Our platform is built on Python/Django framework with TypeScript on the front end. Some parts of the platform use Java, Golang, and Rust.

Our sophisticated system has multiple parts, including but not limited to payment gateways, live chats, and video streaming technology. Every contribution here is of high impact and affects the experience of millions of users using the site every day.

What we’re looking for:

  • A degree in STEM and/or relevant professional experience
  • Solid knowledge of programming fundamentals – algorithms, data structures, design patterns, and paradigms
  • 5+ years of professional experience and expert knowledge of at least one modern programming language preferably Python, Django, Javascript, and/or Typescript
  • Expert knowledge of web development with a deep understanding of the inner workings of major browsers, including how they render HTML/CSS and their Javascript runtime environment
  • Proven problem-solving and fast-learning skills

Would be a plus: Experience with Docker, GCP, Redis Cluster

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