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Stream is an API for building and scaling activity feeds and chat

Services/Development Manager – Boulder

$100k – $150k • 0.0% – 0.25%
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Stream is seeking a talented Services/Development Manager to join our growing team in Boulder, Colorado. As this is a new position, you will have the opportunity to build and expand your skillset by working with some of the most well known and demanding companies in the industry by managing a team and building directly on top of Stream’s Activity Feed and Chat platforms.

Your daily activities will involve reviewing PRs, providing feedback, merging pull requests, working with the development team on web (React) and mobile (React Native) applications, coordinating development efforts across multiple teams and time zones, in addition to creating and architecting full-fledged applications from scratch. This is a “player/coach” role and is ideal for a seasoned developer looking to start leading a team in a more managerial role.


- React and React Native
- At least 4 to 6 years experience as a professional developer
- Driven, self-learner with an ability to solve complex problems at scale
- Proven team lead skills/management experience a plus
- Strong understanding of JavaScript and best practices (including Node.js)
- Experience building and integrating with third-party APIs
- Clear and concise communication style (both online and in-person) to explain best practices with customers regarding their required integrations
- Understanding of basic CI/CD (Travis/CircleCI/GitHub) workflows and git (GitHub) as well as TDD/BDD best practices
- Ability to generate reports pertaining to development timelines
- Adhere to deadlines specified by the client
- Fundamental understanding of best practices for RESTful API design and development
- Experience with Jira
- Boulder-based (or Denver/surrounding area and willing to commute)

Nice to Have:

- MongoDB
- PostgreSQL
- Express and Angular
- Native iOS (Swift)
- Native Android (Java/Kotlin)
- TypeScript
- Mocha/Enzyme/Jest/RTL
- Contributions to open-source projects


- Competitive salary + equity in one of Boulder’s top startups
- Free health/dental insurance (for employee) with discounts for dependents
- Optional eye insurance
- Stock options
- 401(k)
- Generous time off
- RTD Ecopass
- Parking Pass
- Crazy stocked kitchen
- Lots of fancy coffee
- Weekly team lunch
- Pearl Street location
- Darts, video games and foosball
- Dog-friendly
- Gym/fitness stipend
- Awesome teammates

About Stream

Stream is an API for building, scaling and personalizing Activity Feeds and Chat. Stream was founded in the Netherlands before joining the Techstars accelerator. After Techstars, Stream raised more than $4.75M and is located in both Amsterdam and Boulder, Colorado.

At Stream, we use a wide variety of proven technologies to offer highly optimized and available features to our customers. Over the years we have experimented with different programming languages, frameworks, databases, and libraries. Below is a short list of the technology that our stack is currently built on:

- Go and Node
- Django, Celery
- Cassandra, Postgres, RabbitMQ
- AWS, Puppet, CloudFormation, Vagrant
- Redis & Memcached
- RocksDB
- Raft

If you think you have what it takes to write next-generation code with our awesome team of engineers, apply now.

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