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Senior Staff Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Barcelona Office

Senior Staff Engineer

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About us

At Amenitiz, we’re on a mission to democratise technology for independent hoteliers worldwide, from the bustling streets of Paris to the serene Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia.

Empowering over 12,000 hoteliers worldwide, we’re not just another SaaS scaleup - we’re revolutionising one of the world’s oldest industries. With over $50M raised from top-tier VCs backing disruptive giants like Alibaba, Toast, Zendesk, Delivery Hero, Revolut, and Loom, we’ve been named a TravelTech Titan and one of Wired's hottest start-ups.

Starting 2024 with a diverse team of 380+ across our Barcelona and Medellin offices, Amenitiz fosters a culture of positivity and personal development. Within our ranks, you’ll find enthusiastic individuals who thrive on ownership and collaboration.

Every day, we lead by example, putting client satisfaction first and fostering a culture of strong execution. We’re dedicated to making a positive impact wherever we go.

Are you ready to take on a new challenge?

About the role

As a Senior Staff Engineer / Principal Software Engineer at Amenitiz, you will play a pivotal role in architecting robust solutions to scale our platform, especially our job queue system, which is capable of handling over 1 billion daily jobs.

Your expertise will guide the evolution of our architecture, employing an API-first approach to separate front-end and back-end concerns, and adopting a micro front-end architecture with technologies like Tailwind CSS and ReactJS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architect and scale systems: Design and enhance our Sidekiq implementation to efficiently manage up to 1 billion jobs daily.
  • Lead microservices and monolithic designs: You will champion simplicity in our system architecture, adhering to the philosophy that complexity should only be introduced as necessary to scale our product and business.
  • Front-end and back-end separation: Implement an API-first approach to cleanly separate user interface development from server-side logic.
  • Micro front-end development: Rebuild our front-end using a micro front-end architecture to enhance modularity and scalability.
  • Collaboration and leadership: Work closely with Product and Design Teams to ideate, challenge, and implement technical solutions—mentor and coach team members as a domain expert.
  • Work closely with our VP of Technology & Engineering: Engage directly with senior leadership to shape strategic initiatives, ensuring your contributions are pivotal in driving.

Your profile:

  • Experience in web development with strong expertise in ReactJS.
  • Experience in Ruby and Go, with substantial experience in developing and scaling large-scale distributed systems.
  • Experience with cloud technologies like AWS and architectural patterns such as hexagonal and event-driven designs, inspired by Martin Fowler's principles.
  • A strong orientation towards quality, simplicity, efficiency, and performance, with a robust background in pyramid of testing.

Bonus Points for:

  • Professional experience in the hospitality industry.
  • AI expertise (fine-tuning LLM / RAG)

Our Tech Stack:

  • Ruby on Rails, Go, React, Postgres, Redis, Memcached, Sidekiq, AWS, CloudFlare.

Some of our favorite perks include…

  • Extensive medical, and wellness coverage to ensure you’re feeling great physically and mentally.
  • We provide Stock Options that ensure you have ownership in our success.
  • Free Spanish and English language classes i
  • Our beautiful and spacious office is located right in the heart of Barcelona (Ronda de Sant Pere). Daily fruits, Tuesday breakfasts, Thursday after-office, Gym, and everyday sunshine and views at the rooftop.
  • We do monthly team-building activities. From sailing the Mediterranean Sea and shows like Cirque du Soleil, to poetry, cooking, or magic workshops.
  • Forget about waiting till the end of the month to get paid. Access your salary any day you want!
  • Flexible remuneration: enjoy saving on restaurants, kindergarten, transport, and training.
  • Energetic, fast-growing, and international environment (26+ nationalities).
  • One of the hottest start-ups in Barcelona, according to the WIRED
  • Eager to be inspired and learn? We will buy ANY book you want, while also having a deep library with amazing knowledge to trigger your growth.
  • Positive impact on the world:
Barcelona Office

Barcelona Office

Workplace & Culture

Amenitiz fosters a culture of positive vibes, empowering each team member to discover their true potential. Within our team, you'll find a group of passionate, friendly, and ready-to-take-ownership people, who deliver a committed working environment.

We endeavor to bring our best every day, leading with kindness, and building a client-first culture of success. We are ready to roll up our sleeves and leave the place better than we found it.

About Amenitiz

We created Amenitiz because we believe technology is the key to making success and profitability accessible to every hotelier in the world - whether in the heart of Paris or the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia.

Our mission is to build an all-in-one platform to help owners grow and manage their vacation properties by making attracting guests, managing bookings, and crafting exceptional experiences simple and easy. We invite you to be part of our growing community and help us redefine the future of online hospitality together.

Founded in 2017
Co-workers 350+ wonderful people
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