Do you believe that creators should have the ability to get paid for the value they give to their fans?

We do, which is why we're building Patreon, a platform that powers membership services for creators with established followings. Patreon strives to provide creators with insight, education, and tools that make it possible to retain creative control while running their creative business, so creators can focus on creating and energizing their fanbases.

Our user base has doubled in the last year alone, and we have paid over $2 billion directly to creators on our platform. In order to support this level of growth, Patreon is looking for a Senior Fullstack Engineer, Content.

What you will do:

  • You'll help Patreon scale the foundation of a platform that helps creators pay rent and enables higher levels of creativity. 
  • Collaborate with product management, designers, and other engineers to build new product functionality, while maintaining a delightful user experience, motivated by passion for our shared mission.
  • Work with a supportive team to get things done with the right mix of quality and agility.
  • Work with Python 3.6, Flask, FastAPI, MySQL, AWS, Redis, Kafka, React, and Webpack, introducing other technologies when it makes sense.
  • Engineers joining now have tons of opportunities to take on responsibility and ownership and have a meaningful impact!

Skills and experience you possess:

  • You have experience with Python, Java, or other object oriented programming languages.
  • You know your monoliths from your microservices, and have experience with both
  • You’re comfortable with relational databases, but know their limitations and alternatives
  • You have experience building user-facing products and tooling for multiple geographies
  • You have experience shipping quality features, releasing often, and iterating rapidly.
  • You have experience working with data-driven applications at scale.
  • When have integrated with 3rd party vendors to unlock additional capabilities
  • You have opinions on what makes effective programming and testing practices.
  • You love to write clean, testable code.  And every commit leaves the codebase better than you found it.
  • You may have a preference between back-end and front-end but you’re comfortable in each
  • You’re a constant learner, but you’ve some things to teach others too
  • Experience working in fintech or non-traditional financial services is a nice-to-have.

However, please note that in order to be set up for success during our initial technical screening process, you must know one of the following: Python, Ruby, Java, JS, TypeScript.

Projects you may work on:

  • Lead the design and development of tooling that ensures our financial compliance - AML, KYC, OFAC Sanctions 
  • Support our internal content moderation teams, building best in class tooling to makes their jobs as easy as possible
  • Take tooling that works and make it an absolute joy to work with, always looking for opportunities to wow and amaze
  • Contribute at a global scale.

Who you'll work with:

At Patreon, you'll join a high-performing and highly-empathetic team of people who proudly work on fulfilling our mission of funding the creative class. Our culture of creator-first, thoughtful teammates keeps work creative, stretching, and rewarding.

Patreon aspires to be among the tech industry’s most inclusive work environments. Not only is it the right thing to do, but pursuing diversity of perspectives helps us build for our diverse community of creators and patrons. To learn how we're working towards this, please click here

We work hard to maintain a bottom-up decision-making culture. We empower our employees by providing a clear vision and tools to fulfill on it. We believe that hiring smart, thoughtful, people and giving them strong ownership of their work leads to the best results.

Want to learn more about Patreon?

  • Check to see if you know a Patreon teammate on LinkedIn 

Thanks very much for taking the time to learn about the team behind Patreon. If you want to join us changing creator’s lives, we’d love to talk. 

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