Lightricks is a pioneer in innovative technology that bridges the gap between imagination and creation. As an AI-first company, with a mission to build an innovative photo and video creation platform, we aim to enable content creators and brands to produce engaging, top-performing content. Our state-of-the-art technology is focused on photo and video processing and is based on both groundbreaking facial recognition and generative AI features.

Our photo and video editing tools, including Facetune, Videoleap, and Photoleap, offer endless possibilities and inspiration, while the company’s brand platform, Popular Pays, offers brands the opportunity to scale their content by partnering with creators We focus on putting creators in the center and empowering them from the moment inspiration strikes.

The brilliant minds in R&D take our products to the next level using groundbreaking facial recognition technology and AI generated features. Our state-of-the-art photo and video processing is based in computer vision, machine learning, rendering, deep learning and computational photography. To read more about our team’s work, read our tech blog.

Behind our chart-topping apps there’s an extensive backend operation that provides our products with core services. Our backend teams are responsible for building systems from the ground up that enable the multi-faceted business of Lightricks to function – from user authentication, through payment processing, to collecting, storing and processing millions of user events on a daily basis.

We are hiring Experienced Backend developers who want to build incredible software and solve the hardest problems across our backend platform, while working alongside engineers at the top of their field.

Your day-to-day job will involve:

Brainstorming feature design, system architecture and troubleshooting.
Designing and building scalable and robust data pipelines that integrate with multiple internal and external data sources.
Designing and building highly available mission critical microservices and APIs.
Writing clean, maintainable and testable code, and inspiring others to do the same.
Full ownership of the technology stack including infrastructure and production-readiness of key systems.
Identifying and implementing software engineering best practices.
Work with CI/CD pipelines to deliver frequent and high quality features.
Work together with other teams in the company.

3+ years of experience writing backend systems
Proven experience of delivering large, successful backend projects
Experience with building scalable microservices, APIs and data pipeline systems
Experience with SQL databases (NoSQL – a plus)
Experience with Javascript and React – a plus
Smart and knows how to get things done
Highly independent, accountable and a team player