Tastemade Senior Software Engineer, Back-End in Austin, Texas

Tastemade is connecting the world through video!

Who are we?

Would you consider yourself a food & travel lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a company that is at the forefront of game changing media and technology make you giddy? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then keep reading!

Tastemade is a community of food & travel lovers on a mission to connect the world through video. We are passionate about creating and distributing high quality, engaging and shareable food, travel, and lifestyle themed content all over the world. We tell stories. We entertain. We are the food & travel destination for the millennial audience.

We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world and make a difference. People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not looking for just another job.

Who are you?

We're looking for passionate food lovers who want to make a difference with their skills. People that are driven to make products they're proud to show off and who aren't looking for just another job.

• Have 3+ years working with Node.js and 5+ years working with other web frameworks like Ruby, Python, or .NET

• Considerable experience working with documented oriented databases like MongoDB, CouchDB, etc.

• A deep understanding of the fundamentals of HTTP and RESTful APIs

• Dev Ops experience working with platforms like AWS (S3, cloudfront, EC2) and Heroku

• Have a good understanding of HTML5 & CSS3

• Experience working with Backbone.js, Angular.js, or React.js

• Live & breathe web standards

What you’ll do:

• Lead full-stack web application development

• Work with client teams to build fast, scalable platform APIs and SDKs that power all the Tastemade apps

• Help create a Dev Ops infrastructure to keep the platform humming

When applying…

• Tell us about the pros and cons of using Node.js vs other web application frameworks


• You have a presence in the open source community

• You’ve tackled complex asynchronous flow control problems in Javascript

• You have experience implementing websites for mobile browsers

• Experience in a startup or just enjoy working in a fast-paced environment

• You know the difference between Putin & Poutine


• Competitive salary

• Stock options

• Flexible vacation days and 11 Paid Holidays

• Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life EAP and 401K benefits

• Apple iMac, MacBook or equivalent hardware

• A stellar work environment – fun, casual, and fast paced

• Hip East-Austin offices with parking included

• Unlimited snacks and drinks. We’re currently hot on a Sour Patch Kids & grass-fed beef jerky kick, but we take requests

• Colleagues who are fellow food & travel lovers!