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Backend Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Paris, France
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Contentsquare is a digital experience analytics company dedicated to better customer understanding and making the digital world more human. We power more human experiences through understanding, action, and trust.
Since our founding in France in 2012, we have grown to be a truly global team, representing more than 72 nationalities in offices around the world, including New York, Texas, Colorado, London, Paris, Rennes, Munich, San Francisco, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Singapore, and more.
In 2022, we raised $600M in Series F funding. In 2023, we were recognized as a certified Great Place to Work in 5 countries. In 2024, Heap and Hotjar joined the Contentsquare Group, strengthening our analytics platform to provide a 360 view of users' digital experience and to provide end-to-end service to the global market — from entrepreneurs and SMBs/growth companies to Enterprises.
Do you want to learn, innovate and contribute your unique perspective to an industry leader? Join the team dedicated to bringing more human analytics to the world!
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We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer. This position could be with an office based in Paris, Barcelona, or Remotely in Spain, France, Germany & Italy.
You will be part of the Growth line. The mission of this line is to ensure a comprehensive and sustainable approach to business expansion by optimizing user conversions, elevating customer retention strategies, and maximizing our monetization efforts by catering to our user needs effectively.
Stack / Tools: Python, NodeJS, Flask/FastAPI, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, Kafka, Zuora, AWS, Terraform, Datadog, Redis, Linux, Nginx

What will you need to Succeed?

  • 5+ years background building, maintaining and supporting high traffic web backends.
  • 5+ years of demonstrable experience using either Python or NodeJS and relational databases.
  • Experience building, maintaining and supporting cloud-native web application backends integrated with external systems.
  • Experience with automated testing in either Python or NodeJS, automated builds and continuous delivery.
  • English fluency, both written and spoken.
  • A pragmatic approach to engineering, with a focus on avoiding over-engineered solutions and an understanding of how to maintain high-quality code in a delivery-focused environment.
  • Ability to work with predominantly remote colleagues distributed across EMEA.
  • ️Desire to work in a respectful, transparent, and collaborative environment that values feedback.
  • Familiarity with the following technologies is a plus: Redis, Linux, Nginx, Kubernetes, Kafka, Zuora and Amazon Web Services.

Experience in following is a plus:

  • Experience with full stack JS: Next.js, NodeJS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and React.
  • Experience with resilient design and fault-tolerant systems (every request matters).
  • Experience with Domain-Driven Design (DDD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).
  • Experience with subscriptions, billing, payments and monetization.

What will be your Responsibilities?

  • Work in an agile cross-functional team with other engineers, product managers, and product designers to launch new products, features and experiments.
  • Advance and evolve our modular, distributed growth platform as we launch new products and plans to new global markets.
  • Develop production-grade Python and/or NodeJS code, and implement solutions designed to handle high levels of traffic.
  • Contribute to the creation and management of new services that power our product.
  • Build and maintain dashboards, monitoring essential application and business metrics.
  • Contribute to and enhance our tech stack, which includes technologies like Python, NodeJS, Flask, PostgreSQL, Datadog, Kubernetes, Kafka and AWS.
  • Plan, refine, develop, test, and release new features and experiments.
  • Engage in pair programming, participate in code reviews, and provide ad-hoc assistance to team members.
  • Collaborate with engineers across the department to identify and implement improvements to our processes and systems.
  • Share your knowledge and insights across the organization through tech talks and internal/external posts.

Why join ContentSquare’s Growth line?

  • You’ll get to work on a variety of highly visible, mission-critical projects that directly contribute to the company’s goals.
  • You’ll work with a diverse group of talented, ambitious people who are committed to working with respect and transparency.
  • You’ll be exposed to the complexities of building a seamless self-serve journey across SMB, Middle Market, and Enterprise customers.
  • You’ll be joining a company that truly cares about its employees and works hard to make sure your efforts are rewarded.
  • You’ll be building a product that our clients truly love and they tell us this regularly (NPS 44.1)
Why you should join Contentsquare:
▪️ We’re humans first. We hire dedicated people and provide them with the trust, resources and flexibility to get the job done
▪️ We invest in our people through career development, mentorship, social events, philanthropic activities, and competitive benefits
▪️ We are a fast-growing company with a track record of success over the past 12 years, yet we operate with the agility of a startup. That means a huge chance to create an immediate and lasting impact
▪️ Our clients, partners and investors love our industry-leading product
To keep our employees happy and engaged, we are always assessing the benefits/perks we offer to ensure we are competitive. Here are a few we want to highlight:
▪️ Virtual onboarding, Hackathon, and various opportunities to interact with your team and global colleagues both on and offsite each year
▪️ Work flexibility: hybrid and remote work policies
▪️ Generous paid time-off policy (every location is different)
▪️Immediate eligibility for birthing and non-birthing parental leave
▪️Wellbeing and Home Office allowances
▪️A Culture Crew in every country to coordinate regular outings such as game nights, movie nights, and happy hours
▪️ Every full-time employee receives stock options, allowing them to share in the company’s success
▪️We offer many benefits in various countries -- ask your recruiter for more information
We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant
Contentsquare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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