Backend Engineer (Node.js)

Full-time. Starts in 7 days.
Company Location
Front in Paris, France

About Front

At Front, we’re redefining business communication and collaboration with our shared inbox for teams. Front brings all of your communication channels (email, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) into one place, so you can triage and assign messages, have internal conversations around them, and even sync your work across other services you use from Salesforce to Github. Today, over 2,000 companies rely on Front, and we’re just getting started!


We are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer based in Paris to help build, manage, and scale the Front platform.

What you'll do:

  • Design, develop, test and implement new product features:
  • Tune and optimize performance of the app, running on our new container infrastructure
  • Improve the quality of our search
  • Speed-up the analytics pipeline
  • Build a service in charge of the synchronization with our email providers
  • Re-implement some of our core components with a lambda architecture

Your qualification

  • Fluent English skills
  • Product mindset (we’re a product company on a mission to “advance how people work”)
  • Fluency in a dynamic language like Javascript, Python, Ruby, or similar
  • Track record of designing and implementing complex and scalable software services
  • Experience architecting, deploying and operating asynchronous work queues, high-volume storage systems, and high-throughput systems
  • Experience with performance benchmarking and diagnostic tools
  • Understand the trade-offs in employing different engineering solutions to a problem, valuing pragmatism over idealism
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth environment

Will be a plus

  • Experience working with a multi-data center setup
  • Extensive experience in node.js, MySQL and memcached on AWS
  • Familiarity with email formats or intricate details of HTML parsing

What we offer

  • 100% health care coverage with Alan
  • 50% of travel card
  • 60% of Ticket-restaurant / meal vouchers (meal vouchers = €9)
  • Free breakfast on Monday
  • Relocation package : 3000 € + 1 month Airbnb
  • 2 weeks on-boarding in SF
  • Your own lego set: New team members build their own personal lego set
  • Last Macbooks and Bose noise-control headphones
  • Free snacks and drinks

Tags: MySQL, Javascript, AWS, Memcached, Python, Ruby, Node.js, and Software Engineering