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Wattpad // storytelling & reading app
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Wattpad is a global multiplatform entertainment company whose vision is to entertain & connect the world through stories. Since 2006, we've been on a mission to use the power of community & technology to unleash the full potential of stories to the world. Every month 90 million people around the world spend over 23 billion minutes on Wattpad to share & discover stories they can't find anywhere else.  Our brand banner includes: Wattpad, Wattpad Labs, Wattpad WEBTOON Studios, Wattpad Books & Wattpad Brand Partnerships. We're proudly based in Toronto, but our reach is global. Come build the future of entertainment & storytelling, & write your next chapter with us!

Wattpad runs on a large distributed system that handles 45k requests every second. You'll be assisting in modernizing our monolith by modernizing infrastructure. Our monolith is written in PHP & backed by S3, Redis, Memcache, MySQL & Cloudflare. Our microservices are written in Go & are backed by S3, DynamoDB & MySQL. At this scale, caching is paramount so we have multiple terabytes of data across memcached, redis & groupcache. 

The purpose of our team is to enhance our backend infrastructure, & increase the productivity of our engineers. You'll be joining a team focused on maintaining & developing infrastructure so that it is reliable, resilient, secure, easy to operate, & cost efficient. This is a large & very capable team who keeps our platform running seamlessly. We believe in a team culture that enables empowered engineers to fix problems in the way that they see fit.
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