3 MAY 2021

Lead Fullstack Developer (Python/React)

The Opportunity

Stream is hiring for a Lead Python/React full stack developer to head up our dashboard & integrations team. The team consists of 4 Python/Django and React developers.

Stream’s APIs for activity feeds and chat are used by over a billion end users. The backend technology is based on Go, RocksDB & Raft. We’re currently one of the fastest-growing startups in Colorado and Amsterdam. For this role, we’re hiring in Amsterdam or remotely.

What you will be doing

The dashboard & integration team owns our dashboard experience for customers, our dashboard for managing customer accounts, and integrations between our customer data and billing and other 3rd party providers. A good customer dashboard makes it much easier for developers to start using our API, and product managers to evaluate our product. 

As a lead developer, you spend most of your time on engineering and programming. You also mentor your team, support them in their growth, set the technical vision for the dashboard and stay in touch with the other teams. As a team lead, you’re responsible for hiring with the help of our in-house recruiting team.

The challenges
  • Lead a small team while spending most of your time on engineering
  • Mentor other developers on your team
  • Our customer dashboard is critical touchpoint for both evaluation and maintenance of Stream integrations

You have
  • Basic familiarity with both Python/Django and React
  • Expert level experience with one of them, 5+ years
  • Experience leading engineering teams, 2+ years
  • You like to spend most of your time on engineering but also value the result/product impact of your work

Our tech stack

At Stream, we use a wide collection of technologies to offer highly optimized and available features to our customers. Over the years we have experimented with different programming languages, frameworks, databases, and libraries. Here is a shortlist of the technology that we currently use. Do not worry if you do not master them all or if you do not see your favorite tool or language, you will have the chance to be exposed to most and to convince us to expand the list:

  • Go, gRPC, RocksDB, Python
  • Postgresql, RabbitMQ
  • AWS, Puppet, CloudFormation
  • Grafana, Graphite, ELK, Jaeger
  • Redis, Memcached

What we have to offer you

Stream employees enjoy some of the best benefits in the industry:

  • A team of exceptional engineers
  • The chance to work on OSS projects
  • A competitive salary
  • Company equity
  • A pension scheme
  • A generous Learning and Development budget
  • Commute expenses to Amsterdam covered or option to use a company bike within the city
  • Gym membership of choice covered
  • MacBook Pro or another development setup
  • Healthy team lunches and plenty of snacks
  • A generous relocation package
  • An office in the heart of Amsterdam
  • The opportunity to attend or present to global conferences and meetups
  • The possibility to visit our office in Boulder, CO

Our culture

Stream has a casual social culture, our team is diverse and we all have different backgrounds.

Our talented developers are highly technical and collaborative, which makes Stream a great place to learn and improve your skills. When it comes to software engineering our culture is oriented towards ownership and quality: our goal is to deliver stable software.

If you are interested in becoming a part of what we do, apply now!

No recruiters/agencies please

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