Snippyly

APIs to make your app multiplayer, just like Figma.

Founding Software Engineer - SDK Capabilities

$100k - $180k / 0.50% - 1.00%
Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Rakesh Goyal
Rakesh Goyal
Founder

About the role

About Snippyly

We are building APIs that brings Figma-like multiplayer & collaborative experience to any app. Imagine powering every shared experience on the web - like working together, booking trips together, learning together etc.

Today, 99% of all online tools we use are siloed and not collaborative. They are not built collaboration-first. With Snippyly, we will fix this.

We imagine a future where you can collaborate with anyone from anywhere like they were there. Snippyly will make the world more collaborative & enable everyone to build more great things together.

Why you should join us

1. You will be one of the first 10 employees & help shape:

  • Our engineering practices
  • The direction & focus of our products
  • Our future company culture
  • Our team of highly talented & driven individuals

2. Define & set standards: The code that you write will define & set standards for the future of every shared experience on the web.

3. Ship fast to end users: Your work will get shipped fast (like super fast) and land directly into the hands of developers & all of their end users!

4. 0 to 1: You will have the front row seats to an incredible 0 to 1 journey.

Team

We are a team of ex-Googlers. We've launched products like Augmented Reality in Google Search & Maps, Google Local Services. As an early team member, you will work directly with the founders.

Funding Status

Snippyly closed its seed round earlier in March. We are backed by Y Combinator, Spider Capital, Amino Capital, First Row Partners and many angels from Google, Stripe etc.

Skills & Experience

  • Have worked 3+ years full-time as a software engineer. Open to 1+ years experience for exceptional candidates.
  • Have modern web tech experience: Deep understanding of web technologies, the DOM & its modern APIs and frameworks.
  • Have web interactive UI experience: Built highly interactive, responsive & performant user interfaces on the web (eg: drag/drop, responsive mouse tracking, draw etc).
  • Can work autonomously: Break down problems & figure out solutions on your own & learn something you don’t have experience in.
  • Are language or stack agnostic: Enjoy being a generalist and are not tied down to a specific programming language or a stack. (We currently use typescript for most things)

Some examples of projects you could work on

  • Extend the capabilities of the SDK by bringing cutting edge collaboration experiences to the platform. (eg: audio huddles, contextual comments etc)
  • Design & build OTs and CRDTs or a blend of the two as a service.
  • Design & build simple web based audio & video calling, recording & streaming capabilities.
  • Design APIs such that it reduces developer’s implementation time to as few minutes as possible.
  • Explore novel ways to make the features robust against variability in browsers, screen sizes, frontend frameworks etc.

If you join us, you’ll be an early team member in helping shape:

  • Our future company culture
  • Our engineering practices
  • Our team of highly talented & driven individuals
  • The direction & focus of our products

Benefits

We offer the following benefits to all full time employees:

  • Competitive equity
  • Employer-paid medical & dental coverage
  • Meal stipend
  • 401(k) plan
  • Gym stipend
  • House cleaning stipend
  • Internet stipend
  • Paid vacation

Work life balance

As a result of being an early stage startup, we wouldn’t want to hide this reality to prospective candidates: raw hours actually make a big difference in the impact we can make right now. This won’t always be the case but it is at present. We often find ourselves working later in the evening and on some occasions during the weekend.

Culture

We are building Snippyly to be an exceptional place to work. We value human time and energy and believe that it should be spent in making the world better. At Snippyly, we enable every member to have that deep impact with their time and energy.

We’re looking for entrepreneurial, no BS and hungry team members to join us on this rocketship journey! We’re currently a team of 4. You would be joining during an exceptionally exciting moment in our journey with tremendous upside — shaping our culture, engineering practises, team and product.

We often organize fun team offsites as well as meetups where we bring together high value smart individuals in the startup community so that we can connect, learn and grow with each other.

You can read more about the company culture here.

Come join us in this exciting journey ahead 🚀

Snippyly is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Snippyly is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

About the interview

Round 1: Two intro calls with the founders (45 mins + 45 mins)

These two calls are about getting to know each other. We'll discuss what you're looking for and assess whether there is a mutual fit wrt role, company, culture, team, timing etc.

Round 2: One paid work week trial (Few hours)

We will provide you with a small project to work on for a week. You can work on this part time at your own pace. During this week you will have access to us, you can ping us if you have any questions. You will get paid on the completion of the project.

We don’t like abstract interview questions or tasks. Such interviews are generally very stressful as you feel constantly monitored and judged. Since this will be a long term relationship, we want to simulate how real life working together would look like. This can give enough signals to both of us to evaluate if this is a relationship we want to commit to :)

Final Round: Present your project & Offer (45 mins + 45 mins)

In this round you present your project to us. Here, we are mostly interested in the approach you took to solve the problems you faced, any deep insights you learnt etc. Typically at the end of the presentation, we will make a decision or in some scenarios decide within 24 hrs and update you.

If we make an offer, we will discuss the compensation, equity and benefits at length with you during the call. Our offer conversations are longer than most other companies. That's because if you've made it this far, we're excited about working together, and we want to spend as long as it takes on anything you'd like to discuss.

Why you should join Snippyly

About Snippyly

We are building APIs that brings Figma-like multiplayer & collaborative experience to any app. Imagine powering every shared experience on the web - like working together, booking trips together, learning together etc.

Today, 99% of all online tools we use are siloed and not collaborative. They are not built collaboration-first. With Snippyly, we will fix this.

We imagine a future where you can collaborate with anyone from anywhere like they were there. Snippyly will make the world more collaborative & enable everyone to build more great things together.

Why you should join us

1. You will be one of the first 10 employees & help shape:

  • Our engineering practices
  • The direction & focus of our products
  • Our future company culture
  • Our team of highly talented & driven individuals

2. Define & set standards: The code that you write will define & set standards for the future of every shared experience on the web.

3. Ship fast to end users: Your work will get shipped fast (like super fast) and land directly into the hands of developers & all of their end users!

4. 0 to 1: You will have the front row seats to an incredible 0 to 1 journey.

Team

We are a team of ex-Googlers. We've launched products like Augmented Reality in Google Search & Maps, Google Local Services. As an early team member, you will work directly with the founders.

Funding Status

Snippyly closed its seed round earlier in March. We are backed by Y Combinator, Spider Capital, Amino Capital, First Row Partners and many angels from Google, Stripe etc.

Come join us in this exciting journey ahead 🚀

Snippyly
Founded:2020
Team Size:2
Location:San Francisco
Founders
Rakesh Goyal
Rakesh Goyal
Founder
Solene Oudet
Solene Oudet
Founder