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Software Engineer - Backend (3+ years of experience)

Captions

Captions

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Captions is the AI-powered creative studio. Millions of creators around the world have used Captions to make their video content stand out from the pack and we're on a mission to empower the next billion.

Based in NYC, we are a team of ambitious, experienced, and devoted engineers, designers, and marketers. You'll be joining an early team where you'll have an outsized impact on both the product and company's culture.

We’re very fortunate to have some the best investors and entrepreneurs backing us, including Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Uncommon Projects, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger, Antoine Martin, Julie Zhuo, Ben Rubin, Jaren Glover, SVAngel, 20VC, Ludlow Ventures, Chapter One, Lenny Rachitsky, and more.

Check out our latest milestone and our recent feature on the TODAY show and the New York Times.

** Please note that all of our roles will require you to be in-person at our NYC HQ (located in Union Square) **

Responsibilities:

  • Build scalable architecture and products that shape the future of video software.

  • Ensure high uptimes and performance, of all engineering systems in your area, for Captions' users.

  • Collaborate with the broader team to conceptualize and ship incredible experiences directly to Captions' users.

Requirements

  • Our team is in-person at our office in Union Square, New York City.

  • 3+ years as a backend engineer.

  • Experience building distributed systems using GCP and AWS, NoSQL databases, PubSub, Kubernetes, or similar technologies.

  • Strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals (algorithms and data structures).

  • Plus: Experience with GPU management, sharing, optimization at scale.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans

  • Anything you need to do your best work

  • We’ve done team off-sites to places like Paris, London, Park City, Los Angeles, Upstate NY, and Nashville with more planned in the future.

Captions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Please note benefits apply to full time employees only.