Sr Backend Engineer

As the first hire in the engineering team, you will have the chance to closely work with the founding team to execute on the vision of paak. This will be a key

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About Us

Did you know that the content creator economy is responsible for generating millions and millions of Euros in revenue yearly for companies around the globe? Yet an extremely low portion of that goes to the content creator itself? As an example, there are more than 10M+ content creators in the world producing breathtaking travel & lifestyle content that inspire us to explore the world? And the majority find it hard to make a living on their passions. That's where paak. comes into play

paak. is a monetization platform for content creators made by content creators. Our mission is to empower content creators to monetize their content, enabling them to create more. We do the tech-heavy lifting, providing content creators with tools, best practices, and analytical insights. Our platform will give you the tools to develop your content further and keep improving performance so that creating content will be rewarded.

What would you do as Sr Backend Engineer?

As the first hire in the engineering team, you will have the chance to closely work with the founding team to execute on the vision of paak. This will be a key hire in the company and shape a great technical foundation for paak.

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Your main responsibilities in the role.

  • Designing and implementing APIs and core services
  • Developing models and business logic
  • Building out newly enabled product features
  • Ensure the quality of the features you built, follow-up on usage/issues post-release.
  • Collaborate with the product team, designers, and other engineers
  • Develop systems with fast iterations to identify strong wins with a scrappy mindset.

Required Qualifications we look for.

  • Strong programming skills and CS fundamentals combined with 5+ years of experience building products.
  • Deep architecture and API design skills to build core services and new product features
  • Strong sense of ownership demonstrated through shipping production-quality code equipped with testing, monitoring, and documentation.
  • Passion for solving problems and learning new tools and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills working with stakeholders and domain experts across the company to design solutions to user problems
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a good life-work balance
  • Customer obsessed. You have to be empathetic to user and create great experiences in the product.
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What we offer in exchange

If you decide to join our team part-time, we offer a very competitive salary that includes paid health insurance and perk such as health memberships, lots of swag, free candy (dentist included in the health insurance already), and more.

We are looking for a YouTube content creator to be part of our team part-time, so you can dedicate the rest of your time to your own YouTube. We will share our tools and equipment with you so you can also use them for your own channel under a "please don't break it" kinda deal

We offer the freedom to work for a young tech startup that focuses on objectives, managing your own time, instead of stretching the week to 70hs or being connected at 9 AM mentality. Our HQ is located in the heart of Amsterdam city center by the canals, a few blocks away from Museumplein.  We set the goal; how you get there is up to you. What we want if you to enjoy every second of your journey with us. Scout's honor!

Our Culture at paak.

At paak. we are open-minded for real, kind & fun in nature, have a zero-tolerance policy for bullies. We truly care about our people and providing a good life-work balance (read we put life before work). It's true; we are a tech startup, and as any other tech startup is fast-paced, energetic, and all that. But life and people first!

The interview process.

Due to the known circumstances, all the interview processes will be done entirely via Zoom and email. Please submit your CV including your YouTube channel if you meet the requirements.

paak. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity, equality, and inclusion; we encourage it.  We welcome everyone to apply and join us regardless of their color, religion, sex, race, national origin, age, disability, ethnicity, or genetics. It's in our core values to always provide an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

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