Fullstack Developer - Reader Team

Issuu, Copenhagen

Connecting content to people.

Duration: Full-Time

About Issuu
Issuu is one of the largest content publishing and distribution platforms in the world, with millions of pieces of content (marketing collateral, magazines, catalogs, brochures and more) added every year. 
At the heart of Issuu is the Issuu Story Cloud, a suite of advanced features designed to transform a single piece of content into assets for every online marketing channel, including mobile articles, email graphics, and social stories for Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest (and more). Create once, share everywhere with Issuu.

About the teams
We're looking for a Fullstack Developer to join our Reader teams. While the reader technology team provides the best reading experience using our famous flipbook. The growth team cares about our document-page where the reader spends most of their time when consuming content on Issuu.com as well as supporting monetization aspects on Issuu.com such as ads.

We are the right company for you, if you

  • want to work on a product that matters to a lot of people – We receive hundreds of visits per second and host over 50M+ documents.
  • consider yourself one of the best at what you do and you're looking for equally talented colleagues.
  • are self-driven and would never just want to take the next ticket.
  • are curious and never stopped learning and exploring new languages, technologies and solutions.
  • seek a culture where all voices matter when it comes to shaping the future of the product.
  • want to work with colleagues who have an ‘here to help’ attitude, and absolutely want to help you succeed.
  • Be part of an international team that continuously challenges the status quo.

What you bring with you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or equivalent,
  • Desire for creating the best possible experience for the end user,
  • Experience designing and building robust, high-volume production systems in a scalable microservice architecture,
  • Experience with dynamically typed systems (e.g. Javascript or Python is a must).
  • Ability to build and integrate with node.js backends,
  • A passion for frontend engineering based on a modern stack (e.g. TypeScript, React/Redux, Sass, Design Systems),
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

Other things you should know are

  • We're currently working on Issuu’s Story Cloud both on web and mobile apps, machine learning for better understanding of our content, and our famous reading experience to mention a few examples,
  • We currently use Python, OCaml, Javascript/Typescript (client and server side), our architecture is microservice-oriented using AMQP,
  • We deploy multiple times a day on AWS and use Kubernetes, MySQL/Postgres, Redis, Elastic Search, etc.,
  • We have many cross team guilds where we share knowledge, coordinate efforts, and help each other the best we can,
  • “20% time”-  everyone gets one day a week to invest as they see fit (i.e. learn something new, experiment with new ideas in the product, join efforts with others, improve what you think matters, ...).

The impact you will have on our customers

  • Contributing to the growth of a mature- and steadily growing company.
  • Delivering results that create value for the end users, while ensuring a high-performance, high-availability, robust product that scales with our traffic (10.000+ requests/second ) and data-heavy platforms (100+ terabytes).
  • Create new things they could not have done before
  • Share those creations with more people than they could have reached before
  • Reach new levels of success than they could have imagined before

What you'll get

  • Competitive compensation package,
  • Meaningful equity in a profitable growth-stage company,
  • Health and dental insurance,
  • Flat structure – every opinion matters regardless of team or position
  • ​​Delicious daily lunch, snacks, fruits and drinks, and awesome monthly Friday bars hosted by the teams.

The real reason to join Issuu is not all these perks, it’s our unique company culture that delivers the leading results in our industry - we ensure that by holding true to our company values of Care, Grit and Learning. Be yourself and thrive!

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Palo Alto, with offices in Copenhagen, Berlin and Braga, Issuu is profitable, growing fast, and expanding our team across many departments. If you are a collaborative and ambitious professional looking to join a community that: deeply cares about our users and colleagues, has a growth mindset, sees and embraces challenges as a means for continuous improvement, and takes accountability to have a phenomenal impact, apply today!

Issuu is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please don’t hesitate to reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives.

About Issuu

A truly modern media company, Issuu gives anyone with digitally bound content the ability to upload and distribute their publications worldwide. In just minutes. And as often as they’d like. Each day, more than 20,000 newly uploaded publications become instantly available to active readers around the world who use Issuu’s site and mobile apps to discover and engage with what they love, from magazines, newspapers and portfolios, to catalogs, DIY guides, community programs and more. Creators everywhere choose to publish on Issuu because they get what they need to grow, including collaboration tools, advanced analytics, and the ability to charge for publications. And their readers are rewarded with the absolute best reading experience possible — regardless of device or platform.


Want to learn more about Issuu? Visit Issuu's website.