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  • Hi. I am Guillermo, the hiring manager for this position and backend developer lead of StreamingGuide. Our mission is to propel to become the premier streaming guide worldwide.

    We predominantly utilize Golang and Kubernetes, interfacing with GRPC APIs from teams such as Content (housing our extensive database) and Martech (for ad display). Additionally, we work with databases like Scylla and Elasticsearch, ensuring seamless operation even under high loads exceeding 5k requests per second.

    About the Role

    Currently, we're tackling challenges like integrating video ads, fortifying against scraping, enhancing response times, and optimizing the click-through rate for our recommender engine. As part of our team, you'll contribute by coding in Go, gradually assuming more responsibilities including infrastructure management such as monitoring, deployment, and debugging.

    The hiring process

    Following an initial chat with our Talent team, you'll engage with either myself or Martin, our VP of Engineering, to discuss cultural alignment and assess mutual fit. If we proceed, a coding challenge awaits, a collaborative 1.5-hour session where we'll tackle fictional functionalities together. You will share your screen and code on your machine. If needed, we can also provide you with a coding environment in linux.

    What We're Looking For

    We seek individuals who are naturally curious and enjoy exploring technology. Prior to the interview, we expect you to share code samples or your GitHub profile showcasing your work. Proficiency in Go, including concepts like goroutines, web server creation, and API consumption, is essential. A genuine passion for movies and shows is also highly valued.
    It is also important for us that you share our passion for movies and shows.

    What we provide

    You are not just a task execution machine. I (and the rest of JustWatch) want to support your career growth as a developer. We will be working together and supporting in any way. We also have a nice office (feel free to visit us) where you can find me almost every day. We will provide you with anything that is required to fulfill your working needs.

    Media is important to us and we are always happy to hear from people who enjoy film! If you feel like you are missing some of the hard skills – don’t worry, we are hiring for the attitude, values, and personality.

    If we caught your attention and you're eager to delve into our perspectives and thought processes, we recommend immersing yourself in our blog post, which elaborates on these subjects:

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    How to apply
    Just hit the apply button at the bottom of this page, and leave us your CV, info, and a short intro that gives us an idea of what motivates you, why you want to work at JustWatch, and how you think you will help us achieve our goals.

    Please only apply if you are interested, copy&paste mass applications will receive a copy&paste rejection email. If you have any questions, please reach out to our talent team via LinkedIn or apply to this role directly through our jobs page.

    Research shows women apply when meeting 100% qualifications, men at 60%. JustWatch welcomes all candidates, especially women and marginalized groups. Apply, let's talk and explore if you're a great fit.

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