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Senior Full Stack Engineer (US)

RemoteUnited States, New York, New YorkEngineering

Job description

Headgum is seeking an ambitious, well-rounded full-stack engineer to lead its technology effort and shape the future of creator tools. As a Senior Engineer, you will work closely with our CTO and product team on our host-read ad marketplace, Gumball.fm. You’ll help define features, execute the tech roadmap, and maintain a growing infrastructure with real revenue and scale. You'll get to work on all parts of the stack-- from backend optimization to UI-- and your projects will range from internal tools to consumer facing tools that impact millions of listeners. This is a hands-on role that will have a tangible impact on the direction of the company and demands experience, motivation, and passion.

About Headgum

Headgum is a leading comedy podcast network and advertising marketplace with an emphasis on host-read ads. We are a small startup team with bright ideas that likes to move fast and have fun. Forward thinking and tech savvy, we’re looking to add creative, intelligent members who are looking to face any challenge the industry may present. Join us and build the future of on-demand audio.


US residency required, offices in LA and NYC, open to remote work.


Job requirements

  • Fluent in modern Javascript practices and features
  • Well versed in Node.js and the structure of large JS codebases

  • Experience designing and monitoring large-scale systems

  • Comfortable working in both backend and frontend (ie. browser) environments

  • Experience with MongoDB administration and query language

  • Experience with Elasticsearch and query language

  • Experience with Mongoose

  • Experience with modern UI libraries and practices (React/Vue/Svelte)

  • Experience with Javascript test and build tools (ex. esbuild, Mocha, Webpack, Babel)

  • Experience working with hosted service platforms, particularly Heroku, AWS and Cloudflare

  • Experience building and working with software development pipelines-- ie. best practices around continuous integration

  • Experience instrumenting and performance tuning large-scale applications

  • Experience working with 3rd party APIs

  • Experience with designing and administering big-data pipelines a plus

  • Familiarity with "serverless" concepts-- particularly Cloudflare Workers a plus

  • Experience working remotely a plus

  • Management experience a plus

  • Passionate about podcasting, startups, & technology


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