Back-End Developer

Industry: Technology
Company size: 1-10
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Job description

An early-stage software and technology solutions company building a platform to empower decentralized finance protocols and stakeholders is looking for a Back-End Developer. The developer should have hands-on experience in architecting and developing distributed applications or systems in order to take charge of the decentralized protocol that processes and signals millions of messages and transactions within a short time. The fast-emerging platform aggregates various forms of data to generate snapshots and provide meaningful insights on demand for clients. This position presents an exciting opportunity for passionate developers with previous experience in open source projects and building production scale code. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Carry out independent research, inform stakeholders on progress and blockers 
  • Carefully document design decisions
  • Maintain architecture diagrams and references for all modules
  • Present all information accurately and in detail
  • Ask questions to your assigned mentor as well as all stakeholders involved in the design, development, and testing of the features, codebase, or architecture
  • Coordinate well with team members in advance and minimize scheduling conflicts
  • Develop test scripts/services or using a tool like Postman to consume and establish functional correctness
  • Document and take ownership of the functional correctness of any assigned task
  • Iterate quickly, learn from mistakes and apply lessons to future strategy

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years relevant back-end engineering experience 
  • Show commitment and the ability to effectively communicate and coordinate asynchronously among teams at every step of the planning and development lifecycle
  • Must have hands-on experience in Python
  • Experience with two or more standard libraries, including asyncio, multithreading, multiprocessing, etc.
  • Experience building microservices that communicate over HTTP/messaging queues (RabbitMQ, Kafka, Redis Channels, etc.)
  • Familiarity working on Git and project management tools that enable fast development and coordination across multiple teams 
  • Knowledge of caches/in-memory stores, like Redis/Memcached
  • Ability to read sequence diagrams that describe system and API behavior
  • Capable of listening unbiasedly and gathering requirements as accurately described in calls/meetings, architectural discussions, and engineering documents
  • Knowledge of low-level interfaces to Layers 4-7 of the networking stack is nice to have
  • Experience with gRPC, Unix/Linux fundamentals - shell scripting, CLI tools, etc.
  • Understanding of basic distributed systems concepts - fault tolerance, idempotency, and partitioning
  • Track record of deploying and managing services on cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Skilled at front-end technologies/libraries/frameworks like Node.js, React, and Svelte

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