Senior Back-end Engineer

THE CHALLENGE
Last year at Eventbrite organizers created 3 million events and we processed 150 million tickets. Behind all of those tickets and events is a number of teams working together to keep our product scalable and available as we grow.  Our goal is to be the global platform for live experiences.

THE TEAM
We're a people-focused Engineering organization:  the women and men on our team value working together in small teams to solve big problems, supporting an active culture of mentorship and inclusion, and committing themselves to learn new things daily. Pair programming, weekly demos, tech talks, and quarterly hackathons are at the core of how we’ve built our team and product. We believe in engaging with the community, regularly hosting free events with some of the top technical speakers, and actively contributing to open source software. Our technology spans across web, mobile, API, big data, machine learning, search, physical point of sale, and scanning systems.

THE ROLE
As a senior member of the checkout team, you will share in the responsibility of the checkout flow that an attendee goes through when purchasing tickets on Eventbrite. You will own the user flow of handling purchasing information, accounting, and interfacing with credit card providers and various types of payment systems to process purchases, and influence the future of the service that powers all of these transactions across the company. You will partner closely with the Payments and Pricing teams to handle an attendee's order, irrespective of the country the purchase origination from or the payment currency. Ultimately, you are the gatekeeper of a customer's ticket transaction with an organizer.

THE SKILL SET

  • 7+ years building applications in a mainstream programming language, ideally Python
  • 3+ years of experience with a web framework, ideally Django
  • 3+ years of experience using a SQL database: MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc
  • You have experience designing and developing APIs, both internal service and HTTP APIs
  • Efficient, practical programmer with a record of producing maintainable code
  • Ability to take initiative and produce results with great communication and collaboration skills
  • Passion to learn and to mentor others
  • English and Spanish conversational to advanced level

BONUS POINTS

  • Experience using non-relational databases like Elasticsearch and Redis
  • Comfortable developing in a container environment like Docker
  • Familiarity with continuous integration tools like Jenkins or CircleCI
  • Experience working with modern frontend frameworks like React, Vue.js, or Backbone.js
  • Experience being on a scrum team  and/or is a scrum master

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • A Company focus on talent development
  • Eventbrite full compensation & Perks plan.
  • Share options (your piece of EB pie!).
  • Health & Wellness Program.
  • Remote work policy (1-2 days a week).
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Profesional development & training paths.
  • English speaking company.
  • International Career options.
  • A young dynamic team with a ‘let's make it happen’ mentality.
  • Team lunches and team offsites.
  • Lots of fancy snacks, fruits, drinks & happy hours.
  • Free lunch and breakfast every day.
  • A family-friendly environment.

ABOUT EVENTBRITE
Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform, powering millions of live experiences each year. We empower creators of events of all shapes and sizes – from music festivals, experiential yoga, political rallies to gaming competitions –– by providing them the tools and resources they need to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live experiences around the world. Last year, the team served 795,000 creators hosting nearly 4 million experiences across 170 countries. Meet some of the Britelings that make it happen.

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Eventbrite is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from all suitably qualified individuals are encouraged, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

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