Back-End Engineer

Industry: Finance
Company size: 1-10

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Job description

An emerging company helping freelancers find financial security by leveraging the power of advanced technology is looking for a Back-End Engineer. The engineer will be responsible for building highly scalable, customer-centric, and performant web applications. The company helps freelancers to chart out their retirement plans and build a more financially secure future. This will be a long-term, full-time role requiring 5+ hours overlap with the PST time zone. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Create RESTful APIs, various back-end microservices, and maintain them
  • Actively participate in the platform development process, create and maintain existing data ingestion pipelines 
  • Work with multiple software systems, including software for version control, continuous integration, continuous deployment, performance data collection, and more
  • Automate the compilation, continuous integration, testing, packaging, and distribution of multiple software components
  • Carry out investigations and execute root-cause analysis
  • Analyze business requirements, including the design, programming, testing, and documentation to support and enhance software
  • Effectively communicate with immediate team members and partners 
  • Confirm delivery timelines, goals, and priorities
  • Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of industry directions and trends 
  • Create and maintain required documentation
  • Responsible for production support, continuous improvement projects, minor enhancement, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience as a back-end developer
  • Prolific experience working with Python, AWS, CI/CD, Jenkins, Docker, Restful APIs, and SQL databases
  • Nice to have some experience with Microservices, Big data, and DevOps
  • Knowledge of other languages like Rust, JavaScript, Go, PHP, Java, and Ruby would be desirable
  • Demonstrated success deploying and scaling high traffic services in AWS (AMI’s, EC2, S3, CloudWatch, ECS, VPC, Network Routing/ACL’s, ELB)
  • Networking knowledge and ability to maintain various server web server software (NGINX, Apache, etc.)
  • Experience implementing and managing AWS Fargate and AWS ECS clusters
  • Very good experience with Python3 and frameworks (Django)
  • Extremely comfortable with Linux, shell-scripting, and Git
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Google Cloud would be a plus
  • Nice to have some experience with other languages like Rust, JavaScript, Go, PHP, Java, and Ruby
  • Experience with DevOps, cloud infrastructure, CI/CD (Jenkins) would be nice to have
  • Experience with Big Data DBS and associated tools is desirable
  • In-depth knowledge of cross-browser compatibility, website performance, and accessibility
  • Ability to create reusable, scalable components
  • Excellent troubleshooting, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills

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