Overview

Location: Remote (Applicants should be in NY, CA, MA, FL, DC, VA, MD, NC — other locations considered on case by case basis) Salary: Competitive with similar Software Engineering roles (150k+) What We’re Building + Who We Work With:Hustle enables organizations to run large-scale text messaging campaigns by empowering their team members and volunteers to efficiently have thousands of personal 1-to-1 conversations.  Conversations driven by our platform are geared towards driving measurable meaningful outcomes such as voter turnout, event attendance, or dollars raised for clients such as Planned Parenthood, Sierra Club, the DNC, large non-profits, unions, and universities, as well as several 2020 presidential candidates.  To do that our team works on building systems that scale up 100x in a matter of hours and which are able to send 100 million messages a day. Our clients bursty appetite for Hustle requires that we are able to scale up and down two orders of magnitude quickly and efficiently at the drop of a dime so that they can reach voters, volunteers, benefactors, or attendees at the right time, with the right message, sent by the right person.

 Sound interesting. Keep reading. What you’ll doExecute technical projects that improve our platform such as:Development of an entirely new broadcast messaging product that can scale to deliver over 25 million messages a day. Augmentation of our core product with video messaging capabilities.

Sharing responsibility for core components of several distributed systems in a data intensive application. Building out our public facing JSON API and web hook platform. Work with exciting technologies at scale:High performance asynchronous http servers built with NodeJSData stores with billions of records and terabytes of data that scale way beyond the capabilities of a single machineA high performance and fault tolerant AMQP deployment via RabbitMQColumn oriented data warehouse and streaming data platforms such as KafkaDeployments to CDNs and stateless containers on major cloud providersTypeScript, GraphQL, and other tooling / frameworks used to build high quality JavaScript code basesPropose and push for projects that you think are important, either by suggesting new ideas, or arguing for reprioritization of existing ones. Be flexible and adaptive with your process, and able to balance multiple ambitious projects at once.

Know when to cut corners, and when to sweat the details. Be a member of a mission-driven team building a market leading product We are looking for someone withA proven track record of shipping high quality software and a strong desire to write code that will impact millions of people. Passion for building highly scalable systems with NodeJS. Desire to work with modern web application technologies like TypeScript and GraphQL.

Experience building backends to support modern web and mobile clients. A demonstrated ability to work constructively and respectfully with people from non-technical backgrounds. Humility and open-mindedness, a combination of strong opinions, clear articulation of thinking, and a willingness to change your mind in the face of new information. Comfort explaining tradeoffs of decisions, and eagerness to hear and understand feedback on your work.

Positive and constructive deliverer of feedback to other projects.  We hope you haveExperience working with remote teamsExperience working with and open source projects and softwareExperience building software on cloud computing providers like Amazon Web ServicesExperience with working with data stores like MongoDB, Postgres, Redis, or KafkaExperience with Ansible and Terraform (Infrastructure)Four or more years of experience as software engineer About The Engineering Team at HustleThe Hustle engineering team is entirely remote.  Come help us build efficient cross-platform mobile + web applications tailored for scale and speed.

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