Backend Engineer

Austin /
Engineering /
Full Time
About ibble
ibble is reinventing how people have digital conversations and engage with ideas that matter most to them.

Check out the ibble mobile application in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. You can also view videos of our application on our website - www.getibble.com/features 

Ibble is seeking a Backend Engineer to join our rapidly-growing engineering team. At ibble, we are reinventing the way that people have digital conversations and engage with content that matters most to them.  As a member of the engineering team, you will play a key role in laying the foundation of our social platform as we continue to grow our community of creators and content consumers.

As a backend engineer, you will be working on building out and supporting our cutting-edge backend and infrastructure. We pride ourselves on quickly iterating and building technical solutions to tackle the challenges of our product. Each team member is expected to become an expert in their respective domain and be able to effectively communicate and quickly come up with solutions in a team-oriented setting.

Our Tech Stack

    • NodeJS,
    • NestJS
    • Postgres
    • Heroku
    • Typescript
    • Rxjs
    • Frp,
    • Functional programming
    • Reactive programming

What You Will Do

    • You'll be working with a small team in building a consumer-facing product that millions of people will use just like you.
    • As a backend engineer, you will play a key role in building and maintaining our codebase, APIs, and server-side functions.
    • You will work directly with product owners and fellow engineers to help guide, build, instrument, and test the software being built. From measuring the adoption of a feature to building out the support needed to run A/B testing, we believe that taking a data-driven approach to feature development and releases is core to building better products and software.
    • Our team is highly collaborative, and you'll also have the chance to provide feedback on everything from culture to architecture and team operations, and the overall product.

Who You Are

    • At least 4+ years of experience in an individual contributor, backend-focused role.
    • Strong understanding of relational databases, such as Postgres, MySQL, etc. You know how to operate within complex schemas and effectively query large datasets successfully.
    • Past professional experience in a strongly typed language, such as Java, C#, or Typescript.
    • Past professional experience in server-side web application frameworks such as Express.js, NestJS, or Java Spring.
    • You have a strong understanding of relational databases,
    • Understanding and experience with reactive and functional programming paradigms such as RxJs or ReactiveX are a plus.
    • Clear and effective communication skills.
    • We prefer generalists over specialists and look for candidates with a history of pushing past their comfort zone and learning new things.
    • You understand—and are excited to join—an early-stage company and have the opportunity to play a critical part in building the app and new features.
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