Staff Backend Engineer, Backend Platform

Picsart is looking for a Staff Backend Engineer to join its highly talented team. As a member of the backend core platform team, you will work on Picsart’s core backend mission-critical applications. This is a great opportunity for you to work on a large-scale distributed system deployed on more than 1000 servers in 4 data centres handling more than 50K requests per second.  Our technology stack includes, but is not limited to:

  • Java, Kotlin, Spring
  • MongoDB, Kafka, Redis
  • Microservices, Docker/Kubernetes, Spark, ELK Stack and much more.

What you will do

  • Build mission-critical applications that process ten thousand requests per second through a microservices architecture
  • Develop API’s and integrations for a large-scale application according to business needs and priorities
  • Create high-quality code that is scalable, reliable and reusable
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including development, code reviews, testing, and production deployment
  • Write unit/integration tests to ensure the high quality of the application.

What you will bring

  • 5+ years of Experience with Java
  • Experience with document-oriented databases such as MongoDB is required
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with key-value databases such as Redis is a plus
  • Experience with Spring framework is a plus
  • Knowledge of design principles of high-performance scalable applications is required
  • Knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Knowledge of non-relational databases.

Picsart is the world’s largest digital creation platform and of the top 20 most downloaded apps globally. Every month, the Picsart community creates, remixes, and shares billions of visual stories using the company’s powerful and easy-to-use editing tools. Picsart has amassed one of the largest open-source content collections in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers, backgrounds, templates, and more. Picsart is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android, Windows devices and on the Web. Headquartered in Miami, with offices around the world, Picsart is backed by SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Partners, and others. The company is also a tech unicorn. BTW - check out Picsart's latest campaign, Unboring Boring. Small businesses in the most "boring" town in America got makeovers using the brand's smart and easy design tools! If you’re still intrigued, download the app or visit for more information.