Software Engineer at Rapchat

Columbus · Full Time
Rapchat is an app that allows anyone to create, share, and discover freestyle raps all from their phone. A mobile recording studio meets a social network for creators worldwide! Read More
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Job Description

We are looking for a software engineer to join our team of talented and inspired product builders and engineers. You will work across our stack with tasks ranging from creating APIs that power client-side apps to creating interfaces that our internal (Rapchat team) and external (1m+) users will interact with. Your work will be instrumental in scaling our tech as we continue to scale our user-base. Above all, your work will impact the way people around the world create, share, and discover music.

The job involves the following responsibilities:
* Building robust and scalable software in a variety of different languages and environments
* Working with the product and design team to understand customer needs, use-cases, and features
* Contributing innovative ideas to improve our tech, algorithms, product offerings, and more
* Measuring performance of core APIs, DBs, and services
* Improving company code quality by writing beautiful and documented code

Who we think will be a great fit:
We’re looking for someone who has experience working directly with team members to build APIs, services, and interfaces. Ideally, you’ve built and scaled a backend that supports client-side apps and have dealt with high-pressure situations when it comes to delivering products that impact a growing user base. You have a passion for delivering quality services and realize the need to move fast at an early-stage startup without sacrificing quality.

You also meet most (if not more) of the following requirements:
* Experience designing, building, and managing apps
* RESTful APIs (Node)
* Front-end apps (HTML//CSS /JS & Vue/React)
* Experience working directly with product teams to deliver sprints reliably
* Must be comfortable working at a fast pace
* Experience working with customer success and support personnel to help resolve issues that arise with end users
* Passion for building products of scale that support a large user base

Bonus Points:
* Music / Rap enthusiast
* You’ve worked on audio and video problems at scale
* Curiosity in big data and leveraging data to deliver better user experiences

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What We're Building

Rapchat is the best way for today's rap enthusiasts to create, collaborate, and connect with tomorrow’s stars.

As a mobile app dedicated to helping millions of seasoned and aspiring rappers from around the globe make and share music, Rapchat boasts the largest and most engaged community in the mobile music creation game.

Rapchat partners with award-winning artists and top producers to deliver the hottest beats and the most user-friendly platform to make music and network. Combining the convenience of a mobile recording studio with the power of a social network, Rapchat is the premier place for artists and fans to fine-tune their craft, while helping the world discover new talent.

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