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Senior Full Stack Engineer job in New York City

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Kickstarter jobs
New York City, New York
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New York
New York City


Kickstarter is looking for a Senior Full Stack Developer in our Brooklyn office who will contribute directly to our platform for creators and makers, and who loves building new products and solving problems.

About the Team

Kickstarter’s Engineering team builds and maintains our web and mobile applications. We care about crafting code for the long-term, shipping great product efficiently, and continually learning and teaching. We work in close partnership with designers and product managers in an iterative and experiment-driven process, building and refining our platform to help bring creative projects to life.

About the Role

We’re looking for someone who loves beautiful design, building new products and solving problems. We're seeking a skilled and passionate engineer who is friendly, collaborative, and supportive, and who values personal growth and positive feedback. Our engineering team works closely with designers and product managers in small teams to create products our users love.

About You

  • You have 5+ years professional experience as a software engineer. 

  • You have an expert working knowledge of Ruby & JavaScript. 

  • You have experience working with Ruby on Rails, React, Redux, and GraphQL or similar frameworks. 

  • You have experience working with data stores - we use MySQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, Kinesis, and Redshift
    Familiarity with Git and agile methodologies. 

  • You have demonstrated experience independently leading projects from start to finish. 

  • You have interest in pair programming and mentoring engineers. 

  • You are passionate about writing tests to ensure delivering high-quality software. 

  • You are comfortable prototyping ideas and evolving them based on user feedback.

Kickstarter is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to fight for equality, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.

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