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Senior Backend Software Engineer- Creator Productivity Tools

at Eventbrite

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2180e5cd-0e2b-41a2-913b-81b8689ec52a

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Senior Backend Software Engineer- Creator Productivity Tools

Nashville, Tennessee

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Last year at Eventbrite organizers created 3 million events and we processed 150 million tickets. Behind all of those tickets and events is a number of teams working together to keep our product scalable and available as we grow.


At Eventbrite we tackle tough problems. We learn, grow, and have fun in the process. The women and men of Eventbrite’s Engineering team enjoy facing challenges as individuals, but we are also eager to collaborate and share our knowledge.

As part of the Creator Productivity Tools team, you’ll have the opportunity to drive value for a core set of our customers, our most frequent event creators. You’ll use data and research to understand their motivations, and you’ll use that understanding to deliver products that help them meet their goals.

The team performs demos of the code we ship, we hone our skills through code reviews, and tell the world about it on Eventbrite’s Engineering Blog. We believe in the value of community and the power of live experiences, and regularly host free events with top technical speakers. Learn more about the team from some of our Nashville based engineers


In this role you’ll work closely with a small team of bright, dedicated engineers on key features of our product. As a Senior Engineer, you’ll help grow your teammates along with our platform. This role will be instrumental in making the Eventbrite experience a great one for our event creators and customers.


Eventbrite’s primary tech stack is Python, Django, and MySQL, all running on AWS, and this is the main sandbox we play in. However, because this team interfaces with many other teams, there’s potential for exposure to many other pieces of our broader tech stack (Redis, Cassandra, Kafka, ElasticSearch, etc).


6+ years building applications in a mainstream programming language: Python, PHP, Ruby, C#, C++, Java, etc.

6+ years of experience using some form of web framework: Django, Symphony, Rails,
ASP.net, etc.
6+ years of experience using a SQL database: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, etc
Efficient, practical programmer with a record of producing dependable code
You care about making sure your code is maintainable and well tested
You bring knowledge of TDD and do it in your day to day
A result driven self starter with great communication and collaboration skills, we put a lot of emphasis on being team players
Passion to learn and to teach/mentor others


You have knowledge of microservices and/or Service Oriented Architecture

You have experience working with modern frontend frameworks: React, Backbone/Marionette, etc
You have experience designing and developing APIs, both internal service and HTTP APIs


Eventbrite is a global ticketing and event technology platform, powering millions of live experiences each year. We empower creators of events of all shapes and sizes – from music festivals, experiential yoga, political rallies to gaming competitions –– by providing them the tools and resources they need to seamlessly plan, promote, and produce live experiences around the world. Last year, the team served 795,000 creators hosting nearly 4 million experiences across 170 countries.
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Eventbrite is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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