Articles in engineering

How our engineering team prepared for Black Friday

By Dave Marsland, 30 Nov 2017, in people, engineering

Black Friday is a very important day for us in Engineering. We see more traffic than any other day in the year and it’s a real test of our ability to stay reliable at scale, so we started to plan months in advance to ensure that it was a quiet night for us, and we could sit back and watch the graphs with a beer!
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How we hire engineers

By Mark Wilson, 31 Oct 2017, in people, engineering

I joined the engineering team at Paddle 4 months ago and work predominantly on our checkout. The whole process was fairly quick: it took 10 days between my initial application and the job offer and involved an initial phone call with another engineer, a face to face interview with the CTO and a culture chat with other employees (both engineers and non-engineers).
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What it's like to be a Software Engineer at Paddle

By Rob Aiken, 19 Jul 2017, in people, engineering

Before Paddle I was a Web Systems Developer for the British Antarctic Survey. I was looking for an online payment solution for a personal project, found Paddle interesting and noticed that they were hiring new developers. A couple of interviews later, I joined in October 2016.
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