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Full Stack Engineer

This job was posted on Sep 19
Working from remote

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with more than 32 million viewers a month watching the world’s primetime TV and movies, subtitled in 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 600 million words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Full Stack Engineer who can work in a fast-paced, professional environment. We’re responsible for a variety of systems. Our API is built using variety of technologies such as Go, Node, Redis, Ruby, RabbitMq and PostgreSql. We are scaling and adding a number of interesting features such as search, social and advanced push notifications. We manage our own deployments (think Docker, Scout, Logstash and StatsD) and are responsible for end-to-end delivery of the components. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Write complex javascript application using Ember.js
  • Write APIs using Ruby
  • Focus on code quality and testability
  • Improve application performance
  • Continually improve technical processes to get us operating more efficiently
  • Agile and Data Driven mindset


  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field
  • Proficient in Javascript
  • Experience with any of the following: Ember.js, Backbone.js or AngularJS
  • Ruby on Rails is preferred, but know that any smart, experienced coder is going to be able to pick up Ruby on - - Rails quickly
  • Familiarity with Nginx, PostgreSQL, Redis, RabbitMQ and/or Unicon
  • Experience building complex enterprise systems

This is a unique and excellent opportunity to join a very small team and make a difference as we 100x growth. We’re small but diverse, with more than 25 nationalities and 40 languages represented among our 70+ employees. Come break down barriers that stand between great entertainment and fans everywhere.

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