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Backend Software Engineer

Skillshare - South America
Posted: 19 days ago

At Skillshare, our mission is to build the world’s most valuable creative learning community. To continue that mission, we’re looking for a Backend Engineer familiar with PHP and production operations. An ideal candidate for this role is someone who has built, deployed, and operated services in the cloud and enjoys moving up and down the software stack.

You’ll be joining our Cross-Functional Operations team, which is a mix of Platform Engineering, Site Reliability Engineering, and Security Engineering. The team is primarily responsible for our production infrastructure, developer experience, and supporting our product-facing teams. We enjoy building software that delivers value to our users and does not wake us at night. We’re excited to meet you!

What you'll do:

  • Contribute to and maintain core features in our PHP monolith
  • Maintain and run PHP microservices
  • Participate in weekly Ops Reviews for core services and infrastructure
  • Take part in the weekly on-call rotation
  • Run services in a cloud environment
  • Perform software maintenance tasks like version upgrades across a variety of codebases
  • Conduct code reviews and cultivate code quality standards
  • Pair program with your team members
  • Collaborate across of mix of technical domains

Why we're excited about you:

  • Experience in backend PHP development in a production environment
  • Proficiency in deploying applications (either Containers, Kubernetes, or Functions)
  • In depth knowledge of AWS or GCP
  • A passion for continuous learning and improvement
  • Node / Typescript experience is a plus

Why you're excited about us:

  • Our team: We have a passionate, creative, and innovative team that is a lot of fun to work with.
  • Our mission: We’re doing work that matters – connecting lifelong learners around the world and empowering them to pursue their creativity.
  • Remote culture: A healthy, productive working environment means different things for different people. We optimize for trust and invest in supporting remote teams, offer home office stipends for those that work best in their own space and co-working spaces for those that thrive in a social office environment, and focus on transparent communication to ensure an inclusive, equitable work environment for everyone.
  • Flexibility: We believe that doing your best work means living a full life. That means different things for everyone, so we optimize for trust, invest to support remote teams, offer home office stipends and co-working spaces in multiple cities, have an unlimited vacation policy (with a required minimum!), and encourage work-life balance.
  • Impact: You’ll play a key role in shaping the direction of our infrastructure and developer processes long-term
  • Your growth: You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with others and take on more ownership over time.
  • Benefits: We believe that doing your best work means living a full life. We support our team with unlimited PTO, gender-neutral parental leave, anniversary sabbaticals, and healthy stipends for creativity, learning, and personal wellness.

About Skillshare

Skillshare is an online learning community whose mission is to connect curious, lifelong learners everywhere – and, in so doing, build a more creative, more generous, and more prosperous world. Today, our community has grown to millions of members who come to Skillshare to learn creative and entrepreneurial skills, network with peers, and even teach a class themselves.

We are backed by OMERS Growth Equity, Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital, Amasia, Spero Ventures, and Burda Principal Investments. Skillshare is committed to building a diverse team that reflects a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We work to ensure a consistent interview process, and inclusive work environment for all

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