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Senior Core Engineer, Meetup Pro

| Greater NYC Area

Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities. Show up. Change lives.

Thousands of businesses currently organize Meetups and ask how they can use the Meetup platform to connect their fans and followers in real life. So we recently launched Meetup Pro to help those organizations transform their audience into a community. We have signed up over 150 trial customers (including Google, Salesforce, Wordpress, MongoDB), and are adding more every day. We are looking for exceptional Core Engineers to build that platform.

We are looking for a Senior Core Engineer to join the team in solving the problems these organizations face. Core Engineers at Meetup are T-shaped contributors that specialize in building our back-end services and APIs. They get to push code and deploy multiple times daily and work alongside a smart, friendly, dedicated cross-functional team to build the next generation of Meetup products. We're a JVM shop (Java and Scala), and open to teaching you functional programming. Meetup senior engineers demonstrate an ability to complete projects, provide guidance for technical problems and lead by example for other engineers on the team.

What you get to do:

  • Build back-end services and APIs that serve content for our mobile and web applications
  • Collaborate with product and platform teams on new ideas and feature development to solve open-ended problems and roadmap solutions
  • Architect, design, and implement features across multiple areas of our product and platform
  • Participate in code reviews in a continuous delivery environment
  • State your opinions and contribute to an inclusive decision-making process
  • Help re-architect and build our new services-oriented platform
  • Learn new things and share knowledge with team members
  • Help grow local communities worldwide

What we're looking for:

  • Strengths in either a Functional or Object Oriented programming language
  • Love of writing quality testable code and leaving the code base better than how you found it
  • Readiness to take on full ownership of the development lifecycle by designing, building, and operating applications
  • Enthusiasm to lead technical strategy and delivery to produce results at product, team, and individual levels
  • Strong API development experience and database skills
  • Familiarity with the tools we use: Scala, Java, Redis/MySQL, AWS

Check out our engineering blog: https://medium.com/making-meetup

Our team is bold, supportive, and passionate about bringing people together in real life to create community for everyone. We care about moving fast, real-world change, and building diverse, dynamic teams. You in?

 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • React/ReduxLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement

Location

Meetup is in the vibrant and trendy SoHo neighborhood. Just steps away from the BDFM6 and a short hop and skip to the NQRW.

What are Meetup Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Meetup offers a generous health plan, including paid deductibles and One Medical access. Each employee is eligible for 3+ weeks of vacation, Summer Fridays, and up to 16 weeks paid parental leave + transition leave. Each Tuesday, Meetup caters breakfast for the team, and we host weekly rooftop BBQs in the summer months. As part of the WeWork family, we also get to participate in the annual Summer Conference and Global Conference.

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