Back-End Engineer

Industry: Artificial Intelligence
Company size: 11-50

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Job description

A leading financial services company providing advanced predictive and cryptocurrency solutions across various industries and verticals is looking to hire a Back-End Engineer. The engineer will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the server-side software application. The company focuses on unlocking the potential of disruptive technologies and leverages leading AI technology and an expert team to enhance decision-making capacity for businesses and people worldwide. This is a great opportunity for engineers to grow their careers in a fast-paced environment.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Write well-optimized queries in databases (such as PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Understand and implement the core concepts of REST and APIs
  • Conceptualize and implement solutions for data storage
  • Improve the quality of the team’s code through writing unit tests and automation
  • Collaborate and work closely with teams to better understand the end-user requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of relevant experience as a back-end engineer
  • In-depth knowledge of Ruby as well as Ruby on Rails
  • Must be able to write data migrations to change the database system while equally maintaining stability 
  • Good understanding of Redis and concurrent background jobs (Sidekiq, Rescue) 
  • Ability to collaborate and follow best practices using Git and GitHub 
  • Knowledge of cloud deployment and basics of DevOps(Heroku, AWS, S3, Cloudflare)
  • Strong ability in writing tests in Rails (Rspec, minitest, feature tests)
  • Solid grasp of the basics of CI/CD (CircleCI, CodeShip, etc.) 
  • Good understanding of payment systems (Stripe, Paypal, etc.) 
  • Comfortable with JavaScript, CSS, and HTML 
  • Nice to have previous experience with Node.js, Python, and Erlang/Elixir 
  • Solid understanding of system testing, concurrency, and redundancy
  • Excellent understanding of Object-Oriented Programming and the ability to debug critical issues along with writing documentation
  • Familiarity with third-party APIs and in building flexible systems
  • Comfortable working with data-intensive applications
  • Excellent communication skills and can work well within a team

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