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Lead/Senior Backend Engineer

$120k – $150k • 0.5% – 2.0%
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About Prismpop

Based in Los Angeles, Prismpop is an innovative and fast-growing startup looking to change the face of online product and content discovery in core consumer categories on mobile. We are funded by some of the most prestigious VCs in Silicon Valley (SF) and Silicon Beach (LA), including Sequoia Capital’s seed fund, Plug n’ Play, Upfront Ventures Community Fund, Mucker Capital to name a few. Our team comes from years of experience from storied places such as Disney/Maker Studios, Dreamwork’s Awesomeness TV, ByteDance (makers of TikTok), and more.

As a mobile app company, we are an arising beauty community which helps consumers discover beauty products which are personalized to their needs through authentic product reviews from the helpful community members.

The opportunity

Do you obsess about elegantly written code, creating data structures, shaping server architecture, and developing app infrastrastructure? If you are, Prismpop is looking for a senior backend engineer to join Prismpop! As a member of this team, you will design and implement the next generation of Prismpop’s architecture. Your qualifications should have more backend and architecture experience. Of course, we also love full stack engineers. Working from our Los Angeles, or Taiwan/Beijing Office, you’ll collaborate across engineering and product teams to build our mobile app.

What You'll Do

Extensive backend and app architecture
Develop large-scale software systems that powers Prismpop app
Improve system design and architecture to ensure high stability and performance of the service
Drive the technical and organizational roadmap for the team
Influence key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions
Collaborate with Product and Engineering teams distributed across multiple locations
Iterate quickly without compromising quality and raise the bar on operational excellence
Build and grow a team of exceptional software engineers and technical leaders
Collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams to deliver high quality work in rapid product development.

Minimum Qualifications
BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
3+ years of software engineering experience
1+ years of experience managing a team
Deep understanding of computer architectures, data structures and algorithms;
Strong interest or previous experience with Startup is a must

Preferred Qualifications
BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or related major, with 5+ year working experience;
Proficient in at least one of following languages: Ruby, Go, Java
Familiar with AWS services and has hands on experience
Have good experience with Apache, Nginx
Have experience with one of the following SQL/NoSQL tools: e.g Postgresql, MySQL, Redis, Memcache.
Experience in design and implementation of large-scale online services and distributed systems;
Have good team communication and collaboration skills.
Experience of data driven methodology

Prismpop at a glance

Discover Your Own Beauty

Prismpop focuses on Digital Media, E-Commerce, Cosmetics, and Consumer. Their company has offices in Los Angeles. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://in close-beta now, not public yet.

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