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Social image editing app and creative community

Senior Backend Engineer, User Behavior
Yerevan, AM
Job Description / Skills Required

We are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our AI team and help us build and scale our User Insights platform that includes but not limited to Recommendation Engine, Search, Monetization optimization and AI-driven marketing. In this position you will have the opportunity to work with industry experts and develop services that will be hit by massive amounts of live traffic.  The ideal candidate would be a strong software engineer with experience in developing and deploying scalable and reliable microservices and data pipelines. Those Backend Engineers who don’t have knowledge of Machine Learning are also welcome to our team.

Required Qualifications:

BS/MA degree in Computer Science or other quantitative fields;

5+ years of professional experience in software development;

Experience with AWS DataBricks, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka or similar technologies;

Experience in Java or Python;

Experience in building scalable microservice;

Knowledge of Computer Science, Algorithms, Data Structures, Distributed systems, OOP, OOD;

Advanced written and verbal English communication skills.


Develop real-time services and data pipelines to serve our Recommendation, Search and AI-driven marketing platforms;

Work with the Infrastructure team to develop CI/CD pipelines;

Work closely with stakeholders PM’s and Researchers to deliver new features;

Mentor and review other engineers.

Our Tech Stack includes but not limited to:



AWS DataBricks;

Apache Spark, Apache Kafka;

AWS(Lambda, Sagemaker, Cloud Formation);

MongoDB, Redis;


Amazon Web Services;

Docker, Kubernetes;


What we seek and value most in our candidates: 

Professionalism in both soft and hard skills; motivation to grow, learn and share, positive attitude, flexibility, transparency, ownership and the most important - passion and commitment. 

About PicsArt:

You will be working in an environment with more than 1000 servers in 4 data centers on different continents, delivering over 95 billion monthly requests and 10Pb monthly traffic.

PicsArt is the world's largest creative platform for social media editing, with more than 130 million monthly active users and influencers. PicsArt community creates, remixes and shares nearly 1 billion images every month; the company has amassed one of the largest open-source collections of content in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers and more. PicsArt is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android and Windows devices. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Yerevan, Armenia, Los Angeles, and Beijing.