Expa is hiring a

Platform Engineer

San Francisco, United States

Job Summary

Mix is looking for a strong, multi-faceted Platform Engineer to help us build and maintain our application stack and APIs. We’re trying to solve hard problems on dynamic infrastructure and platforms. The team will need your expertise to help us reach the goal of a stable, reliable discovery platform with broad reach on the AWS stack while ensuring that the application performs fast and well around the globe.


  • Work with a team to create and support Node.js & Go applications in AWS
  • Manage the deployment process and establish best practices
  • Help with platform architecture and stability
  • Guide teams to help them build the strongest applications they can

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience with full AWS stack
  • 5+ years running applications on Linux based systems
  • Deployed production applications written in varying languages and platforms
  • Strong Computer Science and algorithmic fundamentals
  • BA/BS in Computer Science
  • Production deployment experience with Docker
  • 3+ years experience writing SQL and an understanding relational databases well
  • Worked with document stores like Redis, MongoDB, DynamoDB, etc.
  • Helped build production APIs
  • 3+ years experience with at least 2 programming languages
  • Worked in continuous integration and deployment

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with Go and Node.js
  • Some front end experience or mobile app development
  • Active open-source contributions
  • Ability to learn and adapt as well as move quickly
  • Collaborate in an open-minded environment on product-driven development


Mix offers comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as competitive salary and meaningful equity. We offer a 401k savings plan and an unlimited PTO policy.

We are headquartered in the SOMA district of San Francisco, but with many remote employees. We have fully-stocked healthy kitchens and are located conveniently near public transportation.

About Mix

Mix’s mission is to connect the curious with the creative, delivering personalized recommendations one click at a time. Mix will provide a modern and elegant way to discover the best content liked by friends and experts, from across the web to your mobile device. Mix is proud to be an Expa portfolio company and we're looking for talented folks to join our team.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.