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, W Ventures, 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!
You will be joining the Platform & Infrastructure (PI) team. The purpose of PI is to enhance our backend services, infrastructure, & increase the productivity of our engineers. You will be creating new tools, defining architectural best practices & creating frameworks for engineers to follow.
Wattpad runs on a large distributed system that handles 45k requests every second. You'll be assisting in modernizing our backend services & systems which currently include our monolith, microservices & backend 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.
Your engineering career & happiness are incredibly important to us, so we are always finding new ways to level up your skills. We believe in a team culture that enables empowered engineers to fix problems in the way that they see fit.