Backend Engineer

Company presentation

On Ulule ( you can discover and make wonderful projects happen. Projects are successfully financed only if they reach (or exceed!) their funding goal. Wether you are a project creator or a backer, the page below explains in detail how Ulule works.

Since its launch on October 2010, 5970 creative, innovative, or community-minded projects, have been financed thanks to users from 135 countries.

Our team is located at Paris 2 district (near station Grands Boulevards), Montréal and working remotely is possible.

Job description

You will work closely with the CTO to:

  • Develop new features on the website
  • Enhance API and dispatch it as a new service
  • Maintain current features over time
  • Scale the platform to support more traffic
  • Migrate and imagine new architectures

What we are looking for

  • You know Python/Django or you are able to learn it fast and you are open to others platforms (Go, Scala, Node.js, etc.)
  • You have knowledge of HTTP protocol and able to build a REST architecture
  • You have already used cutting edge technologies like Rabbitmq, Redis, Elasticsearch or you are not afraid to use them
  • You are an Open-Source lover, you are writing unittests, documentation to open your codebase on GitHub, etc.
  • You are able to deploy code with automated tools (Puppet, Ansible, Fabric, etc.) and you can imagine new scalable architectures
  • You are proactive and you want to participate in the creation of new features

Bonus point

  • Know how to dispatch a monolithic application in reusable services with protobuf
  • Know Docker or manipulate a AWS architecture
  • Automatic deployments using Jenkins
  • Open-Sources experiences we can play with
  • JavaScript skills with React.js, Backbone.js or AngularJS
  • High Ping-Pong skills and sense of humor

Our stack

  • Python/Django
  • Nginx
  • Varnish
  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis (highly used)
  • Rabbitmq
  • Celery
  • Ansible
  • Elasticsearch
  • Fabric

We are deploying new features continuously, involving all the team in each conception steps and managing our platform ourselves.

Examples of Open-Source stuffs we have released

Contact us at tech[at] with your CV, your creations, your best jokes, etc.