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the social radio platform redefining the way people create and interact with audio content

Backend Engineer

$90k – $140k • 0.2% – 0.8%
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Stationhead is looking for a passionate Backend Engineer to join our growing development team. This is an exciting opportunity for a developer to join a promising startup at an early stage and have a major impact on our technology and the business as a whole.

This is a full-time role located in Brooklyn, NY.

ABOUT STATIONHEAD

Stationhead is the YouTube of audio; a social radio app that lets anyone create and connect over interactive audio content with live talk, guest callers, messaging, and music streaming from Apple Music and Spotify. Stationhead offers creative freedom, real human connection, and the power of social streaming at scale.

ABOUT THE ROLE

- Build out features for our server-side codebase which supports our iOS and Android applications.
- Optimize our system and implement solutions to support our growing user base.
- Participate in provisioning and managing our cloud infrastructure.
- Iterate with our in-house Product and Development teams to build and deliver features in a fast-paced, agile environment.
- Advocate for engineering standards & best practices and contribute to automating processes and tooling within the project.
- Contribute to our comprehensive automated test suite.
- Exercise ownership over features from development through QA and delivery.
- Participate in product discussions and use your development expertise to inform roadmap decisions within the business.

ABOUT YOU

- You have experience building web applications with at least one MVC web framework like Laravel, Ruby on Rails, Django, or Express.
- You have experience writing and optimizing queries both in raw SQL and using an ORM, and have experience designing database schema.
- You have experience using NoSQL & key-value stores such as Elasticsearch and Redis for full-text search and caching.
- You write clear, maintainable, and well-tested code
- You are an advocate for automated testing and understand its importance in delivering features reliably.
- You are a team-player with strong communication skills.
- You are naturally curious and are committed to improving your own skillsets as well as those of your team members.
- You take ownership of your work and strive to be an accountable member of the development team.
- You are interested in music, radio and / or audio in general.

NICE TO HAVE

- Understanding of Linux systems and experience with AWS managed services.
- Experience with Javascript & React JS.

BENEFITS

- An incredible opportunity to make a major impact on a business.
- Work in a small, dedicated team at our picturesque office in Williamsburg.
- Work remotely as needed, with a flexible vacation policy.
- See your code in action as recording artists and influencers stop by our in-office radio studio to go on air live with our product.
- Receive equity in a growing business.

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Cody Pizzaia

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Software engineer with experience leading development and architecting backend and mobile platforms.

Daniel Tirer

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Full Stack Web Developer (Postgres, Ruby on Rails, React, jQuery) and wearer of many hats

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