Senior Platform Engineer
We are improving lives through better eating, and we are doing this through software that is highly personalized for our users' needs. By tapping into mobile sensor technology and combining it with a passion for design and applied psychology, we are creating delightful user experiences that help people reach their goals. Including more than 20 nationalities, Lifesum enjoys a vibrant mix of cultures, worldviews, and working styles, and it's these different perspectives that help us know we're solving the right problems. With over 30 million users worldwide, we need to keep up with demand and add even more brilliant people to our amazing teams. Lifesum is growing, and the engineering team is no exception, which is why we're looking for a Senior Platform Engineer to dive into a multitude of complex, technical projects. Are you looking for a place where you can make an impact in your daily work? Does Python make your heart beat faster? Then this is the position for you. Responsibilities and what you will do As a platform engineer, you will: - Architect, build, and maintain services that power our mobile apps and key product features - Give and receive regular feedback through code review of pull requests - Help develop strategies to contain and replace legacy components over time - Actively find ways to make the team better, including regularly sharing knowledge around pieces you own or discover Are you the one we're looking for? To be successful in this position, we think that you have: - Worked for at least five years developing Python services - An idiomatic Python style - Transformed legacy codebases over time - Good technical writing skills - Knowledge of HTTP and common database offerings - Knowledge about Python microservices and containerized infrastructure - Worked with the core AWS offering - Bonus: experience with natural language processing (NLP) or mobile development (iOS or Android) is a big plus Python will be your best friend in this position, but we would love it if you have worked with other languages as well. Since the team is small, you will have great opportunities to make a significant impact in your work, so we believe that a proactive attitude and a drive to "pick up the ball and run with it" will ensure your success here at Lifesum. Of course, we would be even happier if you have an interest in either health and fitness or food, but if you would rather chill on the sofa and watch Game of Thrones, you are equally welcome at Lifesum! What is Lifesum? Here at Lifesum, actions speak louder than words, and it's our passion that brings us all together as a force to be reckoned with. We support each other and trust that everyone is an expert in their field, and that you will suggest, champion, and lead when you join us. If you think this sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you and start getting to know you! Send us your resume right away, and be sure to let us know why you’re interested in this particular position and why Lifesum should be your next workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, transgender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation, or age.