is a photo/video editing app and a social platform for artists building a community around creatively editing pictures.
Company was launched in 2011. Headquarters are located both in Yerevan and San-Francisco. Since its creation PicsArt has consistently maintained a position as one of the top 50 apps on Google Play, in January 2019 PicsArt was on the second place in the International iTunes rating of free apps.
Installs all over the world
Monthly Active Users
Translated to 30 languages
Senior Backend Engineer
Build large-scale batch and real-time data pipelines with data processing frameworks like Spark;
Use best practices in continuous integration and delivery;
Help drive optimisation, testing and tooling to improve data quality;
Collaborate with other software engineers, ML experts and stakeholders, taking learning and leadership opportunities that will arise every single day;
Write backend code according to business needs and priorities;
Work alongside the Backend Team, App Developers, & Product Owners to deliver value and improve processes;
Stay up-to-date on the latest relevant technology tools and trends;
Proactively work around roadblocks and communicate status and issues.
Qualifications & Competencies
3+ years of experience in a similar business intelligence, data engineering, data analysis or data visualisation role
Degree in science, computer science, statistics, economics, mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline;
2+ years of experience in building scalable RESTful web services;
Profound knowledge of Java, OOP concepts, data structures and algorithms and working knowledge of Python;
Experience in working with high volume heterogeneous data, and systems such as Hadoop, HDFS, and Parquet;
Deep knowledge of data modeling, data access, and data storage techniques;
You appreciate data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation;
Good knowledge of relational or non-relational databases (Experience with MongoDB, Redis is a plus);
Familiarity with machine learning concepts or frameworks such as TensorFlow, pandas etc.;
Familiarity with Spark, ML Algorithms but experience with Spark is desirable;
Knowledge of CI/CD is a plus (Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins);
Excellent problem solving and communication skills
Perks and benefits
Business Trips, Internal, External & Online Trainings, English Classes
Armenia is emerging as a new hub for tech professionals. For the past several years Armenian tech sector retains 27%+ consistent annual growth. As a result in 2017 turnover of IT sector equaled to 7% of total GDP of the country.
Steady growth of the sector serves as a base for the development of tech community. In Yerevan 5,3% of all working populations is employed in tech sector, making every 19th of the city's working population a developer.
Savouring the moment
Competitive salaries in addition to the low cost of living create comfortable living conditions. Yerevan is 31% cheaper than Moscow, 66% cheaper than Los Angeles and 49% cheaper than Beirut.
Armenia is a place to enjoy food and not to worry about its condition. Armenian agricultural sector traditionally is a strong one in the country. This is one of the reasons National Geographic included Yerevan to the list of 6 unexpected cities for food lovers.
Yerevan is one of the safest cities in the world. Sincere hospitality and openness are embedded in people's nature, that is the reason for a low crime index. Armenia is among top-15 safest countries in the world, during night time Yerevan is safer than cities like Moscow, Berlin, London or Vienna. Regarding children's security and overall well-being, according to The Children's Society (UK), Armenia is in the top-3.
High quality education
In Armenia there are several educational programs that do not have analogues in the world: Ayb school, UWC international college and Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, where 15 thousand children are taught programming by the leading experts in the field on a free basis. In addition, starting from 2011 chess has been included in compulsory curriculum in all schools across Armenia (BBC article).
Armenia is a museum in itself, a place to discover and draw inspiration from. On the weekends one by one you can explore 9 out of 12 climate zones represented in the country.
Yerevan is the world second city in regards to outdoor possibilities, water access and presence of mountains and hills in the city and 286 sunny days per year. One hour drive from the city there is ski resort, six hour drive and you are in Batumi, Black seaside resort city.