Senior Software Engineer - Worldwide
24 days ago
At Scribd (pronounced “scribbed”), we believe reading is more important than ever. Join our cast of characters as we work to change the way the world reads by building the world’s largest and most fascinating digital library: giving subscribers access to a growing collection of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, documents, Scribd Originals, and more. In addition to works from major publishers and top authors, our community includes over 1.9 M subscribers in nearly every country worldwide.Have you heard about our future of work program, Scribd Flex? As a key principle, we embrace flexibility and allow employees, in partnership with their manager, to choose the work-style that best suits their individual needs and preferences. And, we create intentional in-person moments with each other that build culture and connection.
About the TeamWe believe in continuously improving our skills and codebase, work/life balance, and doing things right over doing them fast. We’re looking for individuals who share this view and are excited about writing quality code, trying new technologies, and collaboratively supporting others. Scribd has an immense content catalog millions of users which means you will be able to tackle exciting challenging projects. The software you will write will have a big impact for our company, our product and our users.This team works on development product tools that involve topics such as optimization, profiling, observability, debugging, infrastructure development systems API design. The team uses a wide variety of technologies but predominantly works with Ruby on Rails, Go, MySQL and Redis. We’re looking for strong engineers with exceptional problem-solving skills who are comfortable working independently and driving large, complex projects. You’re comfortable dealing with lots of moving pieces. You have exquisite attention to detail. You’re comfortable learning new technologies and systems. Collaboration, time management, and communication are as important as your technical skills.
Some of our recent projects include:
- Building and operating our remote development environment evolving it to support Scribd’s future architecture vision.
- Rethinking our organization's approach tooling around performance optimization and quality tracking, observability and awareness
- Modernizing our tool suite - with newer better maintained open-source alternatives, or more performant technologies implementations.
- Integration of a modern experimentation platform to support to evolve our experiment culture both on the product and internal systems
- Strong background with 5 or more years of work experience.
- Strong SQL skills and the ability to analyze large and complex datasets
- Experience with a number of Ruby, Go, Python.
- Interest in building high-impact tools and successful internal products.
- Experience shipping clean, maintainable code that works.
- Background in algorithms with a focus on applied problem solving.
Benefits, Perks, and Wellbeing at Scribd*Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Scribd and the geographical location where you work.• Healthcare Insurance Coverage (Medical/Dental/Vision): 100% paid for employees • 12 weeks paid parental leave• Short-term/long-term disability plans • 401k/RSP matching• Tuition Reimbursement• Learning Development programs• Quarterly stipend for Wellness, Connectivity Comfort • Mental Health support resources • Free subscription to Scribd + gift memberships for friends family• Referral Bonuses • Book Benefit• Sabbaticals • Company wide events• Team engagement budgets• Vacation Personal Days• Paid Holidays (+ winter break)• Flexible Sick Time• Volunteer Day• Company-wide Diversity, Equity, Inclusion programs Want to learn more about life at Scribd? www.linkedin.com/company/scribd/lifeWe want our interview process to be accessible to everyone. You can inform us of any reasonable adjustments we can make to better accommodate your needs by emailing email@example.com about the need for adjustments at any point in the interview process.Scribd is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, and believe that a diversity of perspectives and experiences create a foundation for the best ideas. Come join us in building something meaningful. Remote employees must have their primary residence in: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Ontario (Canada), British Columbia (Canada), or Mexico. *This list may not be complete or accurate, and candidates should speak with their recruiter about their specific location for remote work.
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