Senior Software Engineer, - JavaScript

Fandom

Poznan, PL
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Consumer
  • Post Date: 11/23/2022
  • Website: fandom.com
  • Company Address: 130 Sutter St, San Francisco, California 94104, US

About Fandom

Fandom is the world’s largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 300 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, Fandom.com is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms.

Job Description

About this Role

As a Senior Software Engineer at Fandom, you will help us build the web experience on the world's biggest platform for fans, with over 2.5 billion page views and 300 million users a month!

 

Our Community Platform underlies some of the biggest fan knowledge bases in the world, including communities built around pop culture phenomena like Star Wars, Minecraft, Marvel Comics, and thousands of others.

 

As a developer, you'll work in and autonomous teams focused on delivering features to and improving the experience of our multiple users (casual users, content creators, moderators, administrators). You will report to the manager.

 

We are looking for people who are motivated by solving business problems on a very large scale. It's OK if you're more specialized in either front-end or back-end or prefer to be a balanced web developer that solves problems equally on both sides of the HTTP protocol - if you're good at solving problems and you enjoy the pop culture, there is a big chance you'll find yourself at home at Fandom!

You Will...

  • Help build one of the biggest community platforms FanHub on the Internet
  • Deliver high quality, tested, and maintainable code
  • Take part in an end-to-end app and feature design process
  • Improve web apps to perform best at a very large scale
  • Help your team find the best processes to solve our different challenges
  • Share knowledge with others
  • Provide mentorship to the less experienced engineers on your team

You Have...

  • 5+ years of experience in web development
  • Code in at least one of our most used languages (PHP, JavaScript, Java)
  • Courage for learning new technologies and stepping out of your comfort zone
  • A desire to solve business problems including technical and operational issues
  • An eye for performance and scalability
  • Experience delivering well-structured, tested, maintainable and useful software
  • Fluent in English

Bonus if you have

  • Previous experience and experience contributing to open-source projects
  • Experience with pop culture (Movies, Games, TV Shows, Anime)
  • 1+ years of experience working with large-scaled web apps
  • 1+ years of experience with Docker and Kubernetes

Benefits & Perks

  • MacBook Pro and all the gear you need for work
  • Free access to many popular online courses and books sponsored by our company
  • An on-demand budget for education, training, and conferences
  • Company stock options
  • Company swag packages
  • Cafeteria Benefit Program (including private medical care, gym membership, shopping/wellness bonus)
  • VTO (Voluntary Time Off) - a day off every quarter for volunteering non-profit
  • Frequent team bonding events
  • Flexible work hours & time-off
  • Employee Interest and Hobby Groups supported by our company
  • Open, and fan-focused, international work environment

 

About Fandom

Fandom is the world's largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 315 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, Fandom.com is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms.

Fandom is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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