issuu is the world's fastest-growing digital publishing platform.
We are looking for a new member to join our fantastic team.
With great people, unique ideas and stunning technology, we're changing the future of publishing today.
Can you be the best at what you do? Join us!
About the Job
As a full-stack System engineer, you will join a team of highly skilled developers, designers, and product owners.
First and foremost, we enjoy delivering results that create value for the end users, while we ensure a high-performance, high-availability, robust product that scale with our traffic (10.000++ requests/second ) and data-heavy platforms (100++ terabytes).
We enjoy to work across disciplines, and take a holistic, end-2-end approach to software development.
We enjoy to be at the forefront of development practices, Agile, Continuous Delivery, Software as Service, Cloud-based, Docker, React, but we’re not completely buzzword compliant - We also like to take the proven approach like MySQL.
In short, we expect you to be involved in all aspects of issuu's infrastructure and operations.
Our daily work involves solving problems from just about every area of computer science, including search, information retrieval, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression, big data and so on.
Our back-end infrastructure is developed in a range of programming languages depending on the task at hand.
We use mainly Python, Ocaml and Erlang, using imperative as well as functional paradigms.
Our services are built on Amazon's scalable infrastructure (EC2, S3, RDS, etc.).
Demonstrated ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment as a self-starter and quick learner
Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science or a related field
Experience designing and building robust, high-volume production web applications
Ability to participate in architecture design and create prototypes quickly
Strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
Proficient knowledge of Unix/Linux
Solid communication skills in English
Experience with Python
Experience with relational databases
Experience with Erlang, OCaml or other functional programming languages is a plus
Experience with Amazon Infrastructure services is a plus
You’ll be a part of issuu – an amazing place with room for parents, foodies, geeks, odd birds and the occasional normal person
Informal, inclusive and very flexible workplace
Competitive compensation package
Flat hierarchy – every opinion matters regardless of team and position
A sleek Mac and a pretty sweet desk setup
Great offices in Copenhagen, Palo Alto and Berlin
About the Team and Office
You will be joining our DK engineering team in Copenhagen consisting of approx.
We are a diverse office with members of all parts of issuu, including Customer Support, Product, Design, Data Analytics and Management.
In a company the size of issuu, code maintainability is just as important as site accessibility.
That also means that you are willing to share your code with other people or sit together for pair programming sessions.
Our office is conveniently located next to the Copenhagen Central Station.
We provide nice, catered lunches each day, regular outings and monthly Friday bars with drinks, snacks and activities.
issuu connects the world’s publishers to an audience of active consumers, on a global scale.
Every day millions of people find, read and share billions of pieces of content they find meaningful, from every device.
Millions of magazine, newspaper and catalog creators are empowered to distribute, measure and monetize their work through the issuu platform issuu.com.
If you are interested in a sneak peek of who we are as issuuees, have a look at our brandbook.