Haystack News

Back-end Engineer in Haystack News


    Remote (Lima, Peru) — Full time

Programming | Semi Senior

Salary: $2400 - 3000 USD/month

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Haystack TV is the leading local & world news service on Connected TVs reaching millions of users! This is a unique opportunity to work at Haystack TV – named Best TV Experience by Google for 2017 along with Netflix and Red Bull TV. We are one the fastest growing TV startups in the world, and are already preloaded on 37% of all TVs shipped in the US!
Be part of a Silicon Valley startup and work directly with the founding team. Jumpstart your career by working with Stanford & Carnegie Mellon alumni and faculty who have already been part of other successful startups in Silicon Valley.
You should join us if you're hungry to learn how Silicon Valley startups thrive, you like to ship quickly and often, love to solve challenging problems, and like working in small teams.


  • Architect and develop large scalable infrastructure to deliver personalized video news to millions of users
  • Tackle complex problems and clearly identify tradeoffs between various approaches and techniques
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong written and spoken English is a must!
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with at least 2 years of related professional work experience
  • Experience deploying, scaling and maintaining large-scale DB & Application infrastructure on AWS: EC2, S3, EB, etc
  • Experience with MongoDB and SQL Databases
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in Javascript (Node.js) and Python
  • Good understanding of networking and security concepts
  • Strong communication skills No Agencies Please


Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in Lima, Peru.

About Haystack News

Haystack News is one of the fastest-growing companies in the connected TV space. — Haystack News's full profile

Back-end Engineer
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