Senior Software Engineer
Our Mission is to Build the Video-First Future of Commerce
Axonista is operating a fully remote team, with the opportunity for in-person collaboration at times throughout the year. We are Headquartered in Ireland with our teams dotted throughout Europe. This is a fully remote position (working from home) and we are happy to welcome applicants from Ireland, Croatia or Spain.
Brands everywhere are beginning to understand the power of live video commerce to enable them to connect with shoppers across digital platforms, and around the globe. Axonista’s vision is to power the video-first future of commerce, enabling storyteller brands to create captivating, actionable experiences for their audiences across the globe In 2023, Axonista has ambition to secure a leadership position in this exciting new market segment. Learn more about our mission here.
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us on this journey and help drive the evolution of our core interactive video platform. This is a unique opportunity to join a company that, while still small, has great ambitions.
As a Back-End Engineer with some Fullstack experience, adept in Node.js/Typescript and AWS, you will join a Product development team with a wide range of Front-End, Back-End, Design, Product and DevOps skills
This role is suitable for someone who is happiest building software in a secure, well-tested, well-documented and performant way, whilst collaborating strongly with peers.
Build, ship and maintain scalable high quality software in an agile fashion
Develop new functionality based on requirements from Product Management
Collaborate with Design, DevOps, QA and Project Management teams
Work in an iterative way to remove technical debt and improve the platform architecture
Evolve our APIs and the Developer Experience of using our Platform
Liaise with QA to prepare and document testing requirements
Build strong relationships with our mobile and web application development teams
Develop a deep understanding of our current infrastructure
Identify and communicate opportunities for process improvements
You will be working with a team that is inventing the future of video commerce and interactive storytelling. Ideally, you will have the following:
4-5 years experience with Node.js/TypeScript
Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively
Comfortable with building modern enterprise-grade products
Wide knowledge of the broad range of AWS services and CI/CD
Expertise in developing against both SQL and NoSQL databases
Experience with automated testing and frameworks
Strong documentation skills and fluent English
Experience working in a modern product team structure
Understanding of secure development practices
Strong desire to continually learn and improve your own skills
Thrive in a fast-moving, fully-remote environment
Bonus Points but not mandatory:
Experience with video technologies, low latency live-streaming, and players
Experience of Python and Go
Experience building content management systems
Experience with leading ecommerce platforms
Experience working in teams that build native mobile or TV apps
Why work with us?
We are scaling rapidly, and as our Product team is evolving, you will have the opportunity to make a real impact. It’s an exciting time to join us! We also offer some nice benefits
Work in a fun and supportive environment with regular social events
Private Health Insurance Contribution
Training / Education Support
25 days annual leave
Generous “Refer a Friend” Programme
Employee Share Option Scheme
Paid Sick Leave
What is the Hiring Process?
Applicants for the position can expect the following hiring process:
Qualified applicants will be invited to a 30-minute conversation with a member of the Product team.
If successful at the initial round, candidates will then be invited to a series of interviews with the Hiring Manager and other members of the Axonista team as required.
Successful candidates will be contacted with an offer to join our team.
Everyone is welcome at Axonista. We strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, gender orientation, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical (dis)ability, or length or time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us.
If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process please let us know