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Part-time Backend Engineer

RealtimeX

RealtimeX

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Part-time Backend Engineer

Realtime empowers GenZ to discover and be a part of communities that matter to them. We make forming community instant, authentic, intimate and easy. We’re firm believers in authentic expression, inside jokes, diverse interests, and genuine connection.
Our vision is that Realtime will be the dominant way in which the entire world translates online social interactions into IRL communities. A lot of amazing builders and creators believe in this vision.
💰 Realtime is backed by:
Alexis Ohanian (Co-founder of Reddit, former Partner at Y Combinator, founding partner 776)
Sam Altman (CEO at OpenAI, former President of Y Combinator)
Kevin Lin (Co-Founder, former COO at Twitch)
Kun Gao (Co-Founder of Crunchyroll)
Just to name a few...other investors include founders and senior leaders at some of the dopest orgs, like Snapchat, Behance, Adobe, Kickstarter, Meetup, Tinder, Facebook and many more! Check out the full list here.
📰 We're catching some headlines too:
WHO WE ARE
Our founder considers himself more of an artist than a technologist. As a college dropout, he knows that the best people and ideas come from unexpected places. We’re building a company passionate about changing the way GenZ creates and discovers amazing new experiences.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Joining the team as a part-time backend engineer, you’ll be an integral and vital part of the team. You’ll blur the lines between engineer and product designer at times, brainstorming and executing on the best ways to foster community and authenticity on Realtime. Plus you'll use a modern tech stack and utilize the best tech available.
We have high standards of quality, so this job will be fast-paced and collaborative, with an emphasis on “getting things done right,” and not just getting them done.
This role is part-time and hybrid remote and in-person in our New York City office.
WHO YOU ARE
5+ years experience in Node.js & Express running on AWS
Cloud experience
Experience with Firebase (Auth, Realtime DB, FCM, Crashlytics)
Experience with Elasticsearch
Able to take a feature from spec to completion (UI, Data/Backend, Testing/QA, Future reworks/iterations)
Attention to detail in product development
Able to learn new technologies as we grow/scale
Collaborative approach to building
You’re hardworking but don’t take yourself too seriously
Experience building consumer products
Video call technologies (Twilio, Agora, WebRTC)
iOS apps development experience (Swift)
Has built social apps
Experience building in-app messaging
WHY YOU'LL LOVE WORKING HERE
You will be an early team member at Realtime, and as such, will have significant influence over the direction of the company. We will compensate you well, invest in your development, and you will have fun every day! If you think you might be a good fit for our team, we’d love to hear from you!
Ready?
Don’t see a job listing that perfectly matches your skill set? Check out more jobs here or email us anyway! We’re more interested in finding great people than filling a specific role.
💸 PS: we're offering a $2500 referral bonus for this position (and more), so send your smartest/coolest/weirdest/waviest friends our way and get that bag. 💸