DLVR, Inc., a well-funded established startup, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Phoenix, AZ whose possess a working knowledge of large scale infrastructure and software, who can get up to speed quickly and help us accelerate into our growth phase.
You will be working collaboratively on a small team using your experience working with caching/routing solutions such as Nginx, HAProxy or Varnish. Responsibilities would include writing custom modules, maintaining configurations, debugging production issues and designing and testing for scale. You might be the right person for this job if you can combine strong understanding of reverse proxy caches and either a track record working with streaming video or a strong passion for learning this space. You likely have several years of experience and a degree in Computer Science or related field.
You will be working as a core member of the Software Engineering team with guidance from product to help DLVR solve problems for our publishers primarily related to Quality of Experience in ways not before seen in the industry. In short you will help figure out how to do things no one has ever done before. You will therefore need to demonstrate and deploy a creative and collaborative approach to problem-solving.
You should be a strong C developer. While having worked with object oriented programming languages such as Java or C++ is not required it would certainly be preferred. You should be well-equipped to learn to use new languages and tools as necessary. You should be comfortable working in Linux and effectively using continuous integration tools, source control, or other appropriate tools to as necessary. Some examples include Git, Jenkins, Maven and CMake. You may have used JUnit and Google Test for Java and C++ unit testing respectively. While none are required a willingness and proven ability to learn these tools is. Said another way, you may not know how to do everything, but you should know how to find out how to do anything.
DLVR is a well funded startup, in business for 18 months and just coming out of stealth, with an executive team that has successfully launched and exited more than a half dozen startups. We are focused on bringing together the best possible team to do the best work of their careers, and hope you are excited to join us. If you are, please provide your resume and cover letter below. (No recruiters, please.)