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Backend Engineer Infrastructure

If you have a “win as a team” mentality, are passionate and like to have fun, then Fishbrain is the place for you!
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Did you know that fishing is the world’s most popular hobby? We do! And here at Fishbrain we have created the world’s largest social network dedicated to people who love fishing. We want to make sure that we can give them the greatest experience possible and make their fishing dreams come true, no matter where they are in the world.

We have over 8 million users all over the world who have logged over 6 million catches in our app. We’re growing fast, both in our social network and in the company, which is why we’re looking for a 

Your daily work will involve:
Fishbrain is a fast-growing company, both company and product wise. We need software that runs smooth today and that is ready to handle tomorrow’s load. Figuring out a solid backend architecture, minimizing friction between services, and monitoring our product’s health is what we’re doing on a daily basis.

On a daily basis, you will work in Ruby and Go and belong to one of our cross-functional teams. Experimenting and learning new technologies is important to us, which is why we’re curious of what you might bring to us. With the entire backend team you will build software and services that enable other developers to focus on the product, and you ensure that Fishbrain has the capacity for future growth.

We tend to value technologies that allow us to be fast-moving when needed while at the same time balancing stability. We’re relying heavily on automated tests and iterating on solutions.

What we are fishing for: We’re looking for an experienced developer with problem solving mindset and someone who seeing things through.

  • You have previously built, deployed and monitored software in a cloud environment.
  • You like finding efficient solutions that gets the job done.
  • You have an in-depth expertise in taking a holistic approach.
  • You enjoy supporting and building interesting software that stays online, is flexible and remains secure.
  • Experience from working with modern cloud services like Amazon, Azure or Google Cloud.
  • Experience from monitoring large distributed systems.
  • You are familiar with agile development methods, Web based services and APIs

Our reality
Being a backend engineer at Fishbrain, you’ll be expected to work in a range of different projects. We’re running the largest portion of our service on AWS, mostly using Docker to run apps using AWS Fargate. This gives us a flexible and solid infrastructure that adapts to the load. With the extra infrastructure focus, you understand the joys and pains of large-scale software and how to prepare for upcoming product changes and needs.


Our Bait 

We have trust in our employees which means that 1. you will be given a lot of responsibility from day one and 2. we value your opinions and and ideas. No matter the team, everything we do has an impact on our users and on Fishbrain as a company. Our culture is very important to us. If you have a “win as a team” mentality, are passionate and like to have fun, then Fishbrain is the place for you!


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Our Culture

Some of us fish, some of us love the outdoors, but all of us are united in building the best fishing experience. We have over 60 employees, boasting 24 different nationalities from 6 continents.

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