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Backend Engineer

Powster is an award-winning creative studio providing bespoke innovative content, concepts and web apps for the entertainment industry.

We work closely with every studio on the majority of movie releases in the UK (and the US) throughout the year!


How the magic happens:

  • We are looking for mid/senior backend engineer (3 - 4 years experience). We are interested in talking to candidates who have experience in JavaScript but we will consider PHP / Python / C# / Java background also.
  • We use Node.js, REST API, SQS, SQL, Spark, Docker and Terraform. Experience or familiarity with the above is ideal, but primarily you need to be adaptable and know what you’re doing.
  • A strong desire to continue to improve, enhance and broaden our skills in a busy, fast-paced, dynamic environment with great team members and mentors
  • Strong working knowledge of Object-Oriented software design techniques and modern patterns such as CQRS and DDDWe love what we do here and share a passion for movies!


Technical benefits of working in Powster

  • Working on the greenfield project (Insights) using JavaScript, Spark, Redshift, Cube.js to process 10 million events daily
  • Developing JavaScript, service-oriented integration platform of multiple data providers processing thousands of movies and millions screening information daily.
  • Overseeing a system that allows us to build 150 websites monthly with React
  • Creating custom, bespoke API integration supporting our creative department

Cultural benefits of working in Powster

  • Powster is a flat structure company that praises ownership and rewards responsibility and leadership.
  • We support the growth and learning of our team members and we go the extra mile to make sure that everyone learns something new every day.
  • We are a team 13 engineers, working from two studios - London / LA
  • We are a diverse team and pride in being inclusive at all levels.
  • We work with all major movie studios worldwide. We have our own cinema room, access to private screenings and premiers invitations.
  • We love dogs. If you do too, bring him to our office!
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