Backend Engineer

Volley
San Francisco
4 months ago
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Volley develops voice-controlled games and lifestyle apps for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Our voice apps are world-class and attract millions of users every month. We're a 30-person team based in San Francisco.

We've created several of the top experiences for voice-controlled devices, including:

-- Song Quiz - a name-that-tune music trivia game
-- Volley FM - a personalized morning news service for Alexa
-- Bedtime Stories - a soothing, narrated skill to help you fall asleep

Volley is seeking an experienced back-end engineer to own the APIs and microservices that power our voice & mobile game experiences. This person will have broad authority to create and implement clean, multiplatform APIs; and will also be deeply involved in ongoing discussions regarding the adoption & creation of new technologies at Volley.

The products you support will be deployed to a wide variety of devices, including smart speakers, smart TVs, and smartphones. Our standard stack is AWS Lambda + Typescript, along with Dynamo, Redis, and occasionally ECS. You are also welcome to pitch us on Kubernetes :-)

At Volley you will:

Things you may have done before:

Must haves:

Our software stack:

We're currently all working remotely on Zoom. In the next 6-12 months we hope to return to our beautiful office in Hayes Valley, San Francisco. In the meantime, we have amazing remote Happy Hours and team game nights, and a VERY active cooking channel in Slack. Join us!

If this sounds like fun, get in touch!

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