Love live music? Interested about music industry?

Down to improve ticketing experience and help fans get to events?

Want to help end ticket-scalping and ticket-fraud?

Want to watch the software you build immediately get put to use at the highest levels of the music industry?

Want to join a team of hard working, fun loving people who are still a little weird and know how to both ship rock solid code and not take life too seriously?


The Lyte engineering team is scrappy crew of technology professionals who have experience across the early stage startup realm. We are looking for talented senior server engineers to help us continue to scale our application stack. Our core engineering problems are rooted in the fact much of what we do involves interacting with external api's to conduct ticketing transactions.

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you are:

* Someone who understands Python/Django inside and out including Django ORM and will likely have 5+ years experience with.
* Knowledgeable about API creation
* Have understanding of front-end technologies, such as JS, CSS, HTML5
* Experienced with Celery or equivalent
* Have test writing and debugging skills
* Have understanding of application architectures and approaches such as SOA, microservices, monoliths with ability to choose preferred ones
* Knowledgeable of CI, CD and other processes based on DevOps philosophy
* Experienced with Linux and one of clouds (we are using AWS)
* Have understanding of Docker and containerization

Preferably:
* Familiar with other web-frameworks, programming languages and paradigms
* Experienced with load testing and profiling
* Knowledgeable of React.js or other MVVM UI frameworks


Responsibilities Would Include:
* Writing reusable, testable and efficient code

* Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability and performant code

* Design and develop efficient API based on RESTFul principles

* Integration of data storage solutions based on PostgreSQL and Redis

* Code review

* Design of new services and modules for existing ones

* Searching for performance bottle-necks and query optimization

In addition to being technically savvy, we love music and events and when we are not pushing code, we are actively trying to have fun in life.

Some of our team members are in bands, some just like to play flute by themselves out in the mountains. Sometimes we participate in the ticketing experience at live events like BottleRock or AfroPunk or SplashHouse. Sometimes, we host parties at these events and do other interesting music industry stuff.


Rewards

- We are a great team building our own product

- You will see results and responses of your work

- Competitive Salary.

- A mature team of people who realize that work life balance requires rigor, discipline and internal organization.

Note: All recruiting is handled by a seasoned dev who helps lead the team :)