Hiya is revolutionizing the way people make and receive phone calls. We are one of the fastest growing mobile startups in the world. The phone dialer app has remained unchanged since smartphones launched over a decade ago. Hiya is changing this by working with mobile phone makers (like Samsung) and mobile carriers (like AT&T) to bring this innovation to more than 35 million monthly users in 196 countries. With offices in Seattle, London, and Budapest we have the backing from top investors in the US and Europe, and an exceptional diverse and skilled team.

We are looking for an experience Sr. Software Engineer based in Seattle on a contract basis to help us advance one of our products with millions of monthly users and tens of millions of API requests per month. You’ll provide technical guidance, architecture design, and implementation, while working with other senior and junior developers.

The work is highly technical and you must have experience with creating low-latency, high-performance and highly scalable web services (via an API). You need to feel comfortable implementing new features and new components from a basic specification, maintaining existing features and components, and investigating reliability and performance issues.

What we expect from you:

Proven experience building scalable web services.
Launched and managed production systems on AWS using Scala and Kafka.
Experience with data storage, networking, APIs, stream processing, caching, etc.
Extra points for experience with Redis, DynamoDb, ElasticSearch, Search Engines, Data analysis, Kubernetes.
A bias towards action, delivery, and continuous improvement.
Comfortable working working in a startup environment.
Collaborative team player with great communication skills.
A degree in Computer Science or equivalent (in lieu of that, you spent enough years working this role that you deserve a degree on it).
Immediate availability.

What you should expect from us:

Work at a supportive and fast growing startup with a fantastic team.
Make an impact in the lives of tens of millions of consumers.
Many office perks.
Collaborate and learn from other great team members.

You’ll work from our fantastic offices in Seattle downtown (work from home might be a possibility a few days a week).

Hiya is an equal opportunity employer. We value and embrace diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability status.

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About Hiya

As one of the fastest growing mobile startups in the world, Hiya is revolutionizing the way people make and receive phone calls. Hiya enhances the phone experience by providing rich information to help users understand who is calling, to let them block unwanted calls and to provide them with a simplified outbound calling experience directly from the dialer. Through partnerships with leading carriers and smartphone OEMs like AT&T and Samsung, Hiya makes the phone experience better for nearly 35 million monthly active users in all 196 countries across the globe. We’re hiring - come join our team!