OneSignal

Senior Backend Developer at OneSignal

San Mateo, San Francisco Bay Area · Full Time
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Job Description

From day one, OneSignal’s infrastructure was designed for scale and cost-savings in mind.

We leverage technologies including bare-metal servers, PCIe SSDs, PostgreSQL sharding, and systems languages including Rust to run our incredibly powerful APIs, user-segmentation tools and to deliver billions of notifications per day.

We're looking for a skilled developer to help us scale from 2 Billion daily notifications to 50 Billion. This will require a deep familiarity with building scalable systems, efficient utilization of high-end hardware and the creation of new tools and techniques.

** Your responsibilities will include:**

-- Writing code in Ruby on Rails and Rust.

-- Being an expert in Redis and PostgreSQL tuning and monitoring.

-- Helping to provision and manage a small cluster of powerful servers.

** We’re looking for someone who: **

-- Has experience writing code in Rust, C++, or other systems languages.

-- Has experience working with highly scalable systems.

-- Gets excited about the opportunity to join a small but fast growing startup company.

** What you get: **

-- Competitive salary, generous equity, Health & Dental, flexible office hours, daily meals and snacks paid for by the company.

-- The opportunity to be on the founding team of a fast growing business backed by top investors including YC, SV Angel, Rakuten (Pinterest, Lyft), and Justin Kan.

-- To work on a product that’s used and loved by tens of thousands of developers, including startups as well as some of the largest technology companies in the world.

*In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on 'protected categories,' we also strive to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at OneSignal.*

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What We're Building

OneSignal is the most popular Push Notification service in the world, used by over 450,000 developers and marketers to send over 2.8 Billion notifications per day.

We’re backed by investors including SignalFire, YCombinator, Justin Kan, SV Angel, and Rakuten Ventures.

Our stack includes Ruby, Rails, Rspec, Javascript ES6, PostgreSQL, Redis, and Rust. Our Rust-based notification delivery system may be the world's fastest, and is capable of sending up to 400,000 notifications per second.

Our extraordinary growth has been a direct result of our experienced and passionate team. We love solving difficult problems, scaling our services efficiently, and providing a great product for our clients.

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