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Full-time

Senior Distributed Systems Engineer

This is really the bread and butter of our success, building a scalable distributed system has ensured we excel at serving our customers.

Hi, we're Mr Yum 👋

Hospitality & entertainment are tough industries where margins are slim and even more challenging now through COVID. We started Mr Yum at the end of 2018 to help venues make the numbers work.Our product is a QR code visual menu, ordering & payment platform with options for dine-in orders, pickup takeaway and delivery. Mr Yum empowers businesses to own and understand their customers, increase spend and allow their staff to focus on meaningful interactions rather than transactional ones.

In 2020, we grew 25x, found product market fit, built a trusted brand and proved out strong unit economics. Read more at our Mr Yum 2020 Recap

With your help, we have ambitious goals to scale the business (locally & internationally!) this year by building the most beautiful, powerful tools for our customers. Our B2B customers range from national venue groups including Australian Venue Co, airports, stadiums all the way to boutique hotels and family-run restaurants.

Our team is made up of over 40 kind and driven humans working out of Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and The Philippines.

About the position

This is really the bread and butter of our success, building a scalable distributed system has ensured we excel at serving our customers. Due to the nature of our business, we experience Black Friday events every Friday and Saturday, where we serve more traffic than the rest of the week combined! Some very exciting problems in this space.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the API team to scale our api for 100+ million daily events to billions
  • Ensuring that our downstream systems are designed to handle huge spikes in load
  • Designing & scaling individual parts of our system to meet increased demand
  • Engineering state of the art monitoring & alerting in a distributed system
  • Mentor other engineers in your squad.

If we'd worked with you in the past 6 weeks, you would have been involved with:

If we'd worked with you in the past 8 weeks, you would have been involved with:

Required skills

  • CockroachDB experience
  • Kafka or similar event bus experience
  • Good knowledge of gossip protocols
  • Event Driven Architecture experience
  • Systems Architecture experience.

Nice to have

  • Experience on working on large globally distributed systesm
  • Ability to design & prototype large scale systems.

Benefits

  • This depends on your experience, but we’re proud to offer competitive salary with ESOP (employee share option plan) to all new hires. Our sunny Collingwood office is home to a gym, rooftop, 4 cute office dogs, stocked drinks fridge and the best new equipment to set you up for success.
  • Mr Yum provides 4 weeks paid vacation, flexibility to take extra unpaid leave, and day-to-day work times to suit your routine (most people start around 10am)
  • Flexibility on working from home and working time - our dev team work remote :)
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