Headquarters: Lyon, France
Are you a hybrid of a DevOps and Django Developer? Do you love building high-traffic, SaaS APIs? Do you enjoy making infrastructures are safe, secure, scalable, and available? Do you love performance and making websites run faster? Does making complexity simple excite you? Do you have a knack for teamwork with people from different backgrounds and skills?
If you answered yes to these questions, we are sure this position will sound super exciting to you. 🤩
We are looking for a friendly person in love with SaaS, IT, DevOps, Python, Django, and web performance to join our SaaS team. 🚀
Keep reading for more details! 📝
Become Our New SaaS Developer!
In your job as a SaaS Developer, your primary focus will be multi-faceted:
- monitor and maintain our SaaS infrastructures, APIs, and websites
- collaborate with the SaaS team on new features, bug fixes, optimization, and continuous improvement initiatives
- build new dev testing environments, productivity tools, and pipelines
WP Media is the French company behind successful WordPress plugins like WP Rocket and Imagify. WP Rocket is the premium caching plugin for WordPress used by +1,000,000 websites and +120,000 customers worldwide. Our plugin makes sites go at the speed of light in just a few clicks. Imagify is our free image optimization service, including a free WordPress plugin: we have already optimized more than 1,000,000,000 images! 😲
You will join our remote, global Development team, which is spread across the U.S., Canada, France, Portugal, Poland, and Romania. To facilitate this international teamwork, you live or work in a time zone between UTC+2 to UTC-7. We are so curious to know which new country will be added to our distributed team map! 🌍
What You Will Be Doing:
Here is a list describing the tasks involved in this position (do you happen to like making lists? So do we!):
- Make sure our SaaS infrastructure is safe, secure, fast, and always available for our customers
- Use your DevOps superpowers to build task bots, CI/CD pipelines, Docker images for our SaaS and Product development test environments, Terraform configurations, our SaaS infrastructure, and dev productivity tools
- Contribute to building, testing, and maintaining our APIs including new features, optimizations, bug fixes, and continuous improvement initiatives
- Scope, contribute to, and collaborate on technical solutions and specifications
- Review pull requests to ensure each meets our standards, achieves the desired feature epic, story, or fix outcome, and does not cause side-effects
- Seek opportunities to make our SaaS APIs and infrastructure run faster, be easier to maintain, and be more reliable, robust, and scalable
- Collaboratively contribute to our code libraries, code reviews, process improvements, and technical decisions.
During this journey, you will get cross-training and growth opportunities by working with your fellow Dev teammates on internal projects.
What Do You Need To Excel at This Job:
The WP Media team is diverse and composed of people from all over the world. Respect, collaboration, and inclusivity are some of our core values (more on this below). Every day of work is an exciting opportunity to get in touch with fantastic people who will enrich your cultural and professional background.
Proficient knowledge of English.
Empathetic and collaborative communication is key: you are comfortable writing, speaking, and listening in English with technical and non-technical teammates.
Passion and humbleness.
You are a skilled, passionate, and humble developer who is friendly, collaborative, and supportive. Solving problems and building solutions that help people are the values that make your work special and rewarding.
Considering how your work impacts others.
Your code is a pleasure to use, read, and understand. When working in the codebase, you leave things better than when you found them. You value personal growth and constructive feedback. People feel good around you because you love sharing what you know while continuously improving yourself, remaining thoughtful and flexible in your approach.
Proven SaaS infrastructure experience.
You bring proven experience in building, improving, optimizing, securing, scaling, and maintaining SaaS infrastructures. You know sysadmin on Linux-based web servers. You have solid experience in VPS and maybe even Google Cloud or AWS. You can make technical decisions on how to improve our infrastructure including evaluating managed services, security, reliability, and scalability.
You love building tools, pipelines, and images that help your teammates be more productive. You have experience in writing shell scripts for pipelines and task bots. You configure infrastructures using Terraform. You leverage Ansible to automate the build process. You know how to build different Docker images for mashup testing environments.
Skilled Django API Developer.
You are a skilled Django API Developer. You’ve built, maintained, and continuously improved APIs. You follow agile processes in collaborating during sprints with the rest of the team.
Do you want to know a few other things we appreciate about our candidates? Don’t worry if you don’t have experience in any of these areas. We’ll teach you.
- Previous freelance or remote job experience.
Slack will be your virtual office, where all the life of the company takes place.
- Know the web performance.
We will train you for this, and we will always have your back, don't worry! But if you already have experience with web performance optimization, let us know. 😉
- The involvement in the developer community.
We support our teammates to attend and/or speak at conferences, and to volunteer within the community.
- Love for cats or Corgis! 😸🐶
What would our working days be without our four-legged friends?
What Else You Should Know About Our Company: WP Media
Founded in 2014 in the beautiful Lyon, France, WP Media is an equal opportunity employer with a distributed team of +20 teammates living around the world.
Do We Share the Same Values?
Mutual respect, collaboration, and inclusivity.
These are the fundamental values that support our life as a team.
Healthy balance between work and private life.
We encourage our employees to enjoy their family and their hobbies with flexible working hours and minimum vacation policy (you should take a minimum of 5 weeks per year: really, we don’t count them!).
We care about the work you do, not about the hours you sit at your desk.
You can organize your working day with flexible working hours. There are no time cards to stamp, just customers to make happy and friendly teammates to work with!
We have a public salary grid. Once a year, when the company does well, we share our profits with the team in the form of bonuses.
We like to see each other in person whenever possible.
Every year, we organize a trip with the whole team and spend a week of coworking and fun activities together.
To give you an idea, so far we have traveled to Spain, Portugal, and Mexico.
Now that we've told you so much about us, it's your turn. 😉
Let us know why you would like to become our SaaS Developer and why you think you are the person we are looking for.
We can’t wait to receive your application! 🌟