Full Time / San Francisco, CA
Disqus is hiring software engineers to work on Python backend development, focusing on our core architecture and scaling to serve hundreds of millions of users.
You'll be writing high performing Python code that deploys to production multiple times a day. You'll make key architectural decisions as well as solve scaling challenges. The right candidate loves programming and is passionate about building products on the web. We have a fast-paced environment with the right balance of quick, iterative development and more deliberate, smart architecting. We are looking for the right people to join our team, solve interesting infrastructure challenges, and help Disqus reach incredible scale.
What we're looking for
What is Disqus? Disqus is a free service that enables great online communities. As the web’s most popular discussion system, Disqus is used by 3 million websites that cover pretty much any topic imaginable. Our magic is in connecting people to stuff worth talking about. Who We AreDisqus is a fast-growing team making a big impact. We’re a group of hackers and tech geeks who love the web and believe that better communities will make an even better web. We believe in amazing user experiences, well-designed code, and fast, iterative development.
We go above and beyond when it comes to thinking outside of the box to solve problems creatively. We're driven to learn and implement new technologies, and figure how to scale them to accommodate our massive scale. Are you up for the challenge of building an application that supports 50,000+ requests per second, and 4MM active concurrent connections to our realtime stream? Then join us.We love what we do, and we love the team we’ve built.
We're a small team that gets a lot done and has a lot of fun along the way. All full-time employees of Disqus receive the same great benefits: