Xtranormal is a digital media company that's turning people all over the world into new content creators. We believe that everyone has a story to tell, and we are committed to developing new and interactive ways to share your message. With over ten million stories created, we're inspiring people of all ages to create animated movies with our revolutionary text-to-speech platform. We're ambitious, challenging, and tons of fun. Join us! Xtranormal is looking for talented people to join our team to shape and build the next generation of our products.
Software EngineerXtranormal is looking for full-time software engineers to join our great team in San Francisco. This position will own big chunks of our web site and the backend services and APIs that form our 3D/2D animation platform. Your work will impact the millions of Xtranormal users creating and sharing thousands of stories every day.
The ideal candidate should be a strong individual contributor with lead potential, have a collaborative and open style, and take pride in innovative work done well. Great candidates are likely be generalists with a web focus, have done sysadmin/operational work to support their production code, and may have contributed to the open source community. You should be able to apply your experience to our software stack which includes Python and Django, Rabbitmq/celery, Solr/Lucene, EC2 and other Amazon Web Services, jQuery, Bootstrap, Sass, PhoneGap.
- Participate in all aspects of Xtranormal application development, including product and software design, prototyping, Python/Django development, test automation, and deployment
- Contribute code and good practices across our software stack. Identify and promote opportunities for improving how we do things.
- Maintain existing applications and allocate a portion of time to working a ticket backlog. Support customer bug characterization and issue resolution as needed.
- Promote high quality of our codebases and help develop our architecture and practices
- 3+ years coding experience using the web stack and server-side components including MVC-style frameworks such as Django/Python, Rails/Ruby, ASP/C#, or Spring/Java
- Option to participate in company's Stock Option Incentive Plan
- Comprehensive benefits package
- Office is located in San Francisco near Union Square/Montgomery BART
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