Giphy Company Profile

Senior Software Engineer who loves GIFs at Giphy (New York, NY)

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Job Description

GIPHY is the world’s largest place to search, discover, and create all the GIFs. We’re the leading brand in short-form entertainment and visual communication. We serve over 5 billion GIFs to 300 million people every day. iMessage, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Tinder, Slack, WhatsApp and many more all integrate against our API to serve GIFS to their millions of users across the globe. We’re a creative and passionate group of GIF-obsessed individuals continuing to build out what we believe is the future of GIFs. We have big goals and are looking for like-minded, talented people to join us. The Opportunity: We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Services Team. The Services Team focuses its efforts on site reliability, system operations and software architecture. You’ll work closely with engineers across the organization to ensure GIPHY remains available and fast. You'll build infrastructure and applications that ensure new and existing systems are scalable, predictable, and reliable.  Responsibilities: Lead technical initiatives from inception to completion Build and operate state of the art infrastructure and systems Build tooling and systems to assist SWE in their jobs, including modern CI/CD pipelines Participate in code and configuration reviews. Craft clear designs, design docs, and documentation Qualifications: Strong software development experience (bonus if on the JVM) Strong knowledge of modern infrastructure systems, especially Kubernetes, Docker, and AWS Good sense of simplicity, robustness, and resilience in infrastructure design and configuration Experience working with a production environment with minimal downtime Desire to understand the business and business needs that the product and infrastructure support Positive attitude, and a self-directed work ethic This is a full time salaried position, including stock options, fully covered health insurance, 4% 401K match, free lunch every day, free gym membership and lots of other fun perks.