Eventbrite is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

Mendoza, Argentina
Full-Time

THE CHALLENGE
Eventbrite is a people-first organization. Our goal of building the global platform for live experience relies on the foundation of top talent and strong company culture. Our team is the face of Eventbrite, and we’re charged with finding, attracting, and bringing on the best of the best to drive Eventbrite’s growing business and award-winning culture forward. Hiring the best talent globally is no easy feat. However, we have a talented team who has an inspiring story and mission. Our perfect candidate is someone who can connect that vision and story with top-notch talent.

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 pushing themselves to learn new things daily. Pair programming, weekly demos, tech talks, and 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 (check out Britecharts or PySOA as an example!). Our technology spans across web, mobile, API, big data, machine learning, search, physical point of sale, and scanning systems.

THE ROLE
We are looking for motivated software engineers to join our backend team in Mendoza. You will solve challenging technical problems, own your products end-to-end and help take the company to the next level. This isn't just an opportunity to join an amazing team, but also to have an impactful role in the way we take our platform to the next stage.
We’ve got a culture focused on smarts, kindness, continual learning, and feedback… and our people love it. Come find out why!

As a backend engineer on the Authorization and Authentication team, you will build highly performant, scalable and robust APIs and related backend components that our end-customers uses to log-in into the site, but also the necessary mechanisms that allows our microservices to communicate with each other 

THE TECH STACK
We go all-in with open source tools. Our primary stack is Python, Django, and Celery, all running on AWS with a MySQL backend. Some of the other tools that we use are Redis, Kafka, Cassandra, Hbase, Hive, React.js, Git, and an endless supply of coffee. Haven’t worked with these technologies before? This is an amazing chance to jump in and learn.

The Skill Set:

  • 5+ years of programming experience, ideally involving analytics/statistics/data visualization   
  • Comfort designing schemas in MySQL (>3 years)
  • Experience with Python (>2 years)
  • Experience working with high availability systems 
  • Efficient, clever, practical programmer with a record of producing dependable code that’s easy to build on
  • Bachelor’s degree or better in a technical field (CS/Math/Stats/Engineering)
  • Object oriented programming and software modeling

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with Redis and Kafka is a plus
  • Experience working with Microservices
  • Advanced DBA-like knowledge of databases
  • Active Eventbrite user with a passion for live events

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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