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A friendly place for authors to learn, create and market the best indie books

Senior Software Engineer (Node/Angular/TypeScript)

€40k – €70k • 0.0% – 0.2%
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#About Reedsy
We’re here to give authors the tools and resources they need to create beautiful books. Our curated marketplace gathers the industry's best publishing professionals — the likes of Stephen King's designer, Neil Gaiman's editor or Walter Isaacson's publicist.

We’ve grown to a community of 500,000 authors and over 2,000 freelancers in just a few short years, while picking up a number of industry awards along the way 🏆

Want to help us? Cool, keep reading!

#Responsibilities
You will join and work on two products: the Reedsy marketplace and our book production tool. Here's what you'll do:
- Architect and develop highly scalable web applications
- Work closely with our designers and engineers to design, build, and ship new features from scratch
- Evaluate and improve the performance, durability, and security of applications in production
- Take ownership for your tasks and see features through from start to finish
- Help teammates improve when reviewing their work and appreciate feedback when they reciprocate
- Build RESTful APIs

#Requirements
- Professional experience with NodeJS, AngularJS, TypeScript and NoSQL (Redis, MongoDB) databases
- A good understanding of CSS
- Vast Git knowledge
- Strong emphasis on Systems Architecture and Design Patterns
- Perfectly fluent in English
- Enjoys working remotely

#Bonus points
- Professional experience with Ruby, MySQL and ShareDB
- Experience with CSS pre-processors, such as SASS or LESS- Unit tests and QA testing tools and techniques
- Experience doing A/B testing and using analytics tools
- Experience with deployment automation tools
- A good dose of ambition, as well as a great sense of humor

#How to Apply
We currently receive over 30 applications every day, so generic messages almost never get a second look.

To stand out, make sure you:
1) Do some research on Reedsy and sign up to try the product;
2) Keep it sharp, short, and get across what matters to you. There’s no benefit to filing early or writing a novel. We value great writers, so take your time with the application. We’re giving you our full attention.

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Ricardo Ferrolho

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Sebastian Sito

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Former Luxoft, PWC, Google Brand Studio.

Alec Gibson

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Full-stack developer with a background in Aerospace Engineering. Built a greenfield news web app for the BBC. Improved navigation for the government's GOV.UK.

Vincent Durand

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Co-Founder / CTO @Reedsy. Ruby/Rails developer, AngularJS enthusiastic and Automation addict.

Tiago Babo

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Ruby, PL-SQL, API Design, Ruby on Rails, Web Services, Distributed Systems, Git, Database Design, Scala

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