Full Stack Engineer

Website muzz_app Muzz

Where Muslims Meet

We love Go. We love Typescript. Come and join our full stack team and build APIs that are requested tens of millions of times per day and internal tools that keep our community safe and our business efficient.

You’ll get stuck into migrating the last of our workloads to containers, continuing our journey of deprecating our legacy PHP code base with modern services written in Go and increasing our adoption of event driven design patterns.

Know that everything you work on will be immediately used globally by hundreds of thousands of users.

We’re looking for:

  • 3+ years tackling hard backend problems
  • 1+ year working on frontend apps, ideally with Typescript + React
  • Proficiency in a modern backend programming language, we’ll train you in Go if you’re not already familiar
  • Seasoned database experience – we use MySQL, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch and Redis
  • Experience with microservices and distributed systems
  • Used to developing complex services from requirements to shipping
  • Willing to learn new skills and really get stuck in
  • Bags of common sense with the raw ability and energy to make things happen, a real entrepreneurial spirit

What you’ll accomplish:

  • Collaborating on building new product features for our members.
  • Building highly secure services (we handle sensitive personal data).
  • Improving performance with investigative work.
  • Troubleshooting problems across distributed systems.
  • Understanding and automating away common problems.
  • Tackling challenging production issues as part of a supportive on-call team.
  • Building internal tools to support your colleagues.

Bonus points

  • Familiarity with building on the cloud AWS services – we use over 30 AWS services
  • Experience working with ML technologies
  • Protocols such as websockets and XMPP

Technology we love:

  • Go, Python, PHP
  • Protocol buffers, gRPC
  • Node, Typescript
  • MySQL, Redis
  • Elasticsearch, DynamoDB
  • Containerisation, Lambda

Why join Muzz?

We’re a profitable Consumer Tech startup, backed by Y Combinator (S17) and based in London. Join our fast growing team and work on an amazing product that’s changing the world.

  • A great product – We’re the leading app in this space with over 8 million members worldwide and counting!
  • Level up quickly – Work with talented, generous people on the kinds of challenges you’ll be proud to share.
  • A diverse team – We have people from all walks of life all adding their unique perspective. Muslims and non-Muslims, cat lovers and dog lovers. Everyone is welcome!
  • Meaningful equity – We’re all working together to succeed and everyone on the team gets a slice of the pie.
  • A hackathon every quarter – We value curiosity and building something wacky (but useful!). Every quarter we organise into random teams and together we build, code, and prototype. Prizes and dinner complete the day!
  • International travel – We fly the whole team to somewhere amazing twice a year to connect and have fun.
  • Regular socials – Mini golf, hikes, super competitive Catan nights – we’ve done it all. Maybe you’ll be at the next social?
  • Generous Holiday / PTO – All full-time members get at least 33 days of holiday, regardless of where they live.

Interview Process

  • Quick
  • Call
  • Exercise
  • Meet in person
  • Meet the team
  • Sign on the dotted line 🙂

To apply for this job please visit muzz.com.