Back-End Engineer

Industry: Technology
Company size: 1-10

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Job description

A rapidly-growing company working on a groundbreaking product is looking for a Back-End Engineer. The engineer will be working with the founder to conduct several POCs/experiments and help build the product's first version. The company is gearing up to revolutionize the technology industry with its innovative products. This is a nice opportunity for developers who enjoy working in a fast-paced, highly ambiguous environment.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside an experienced entrepreneur and learn the art of company building
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality products
  • Build scalable, responsive, and well-documented stacks
  • Design, develop and deliver a fully functional product

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 engineer
  • Experience leading a team as a team lead, principal engineer, or an architect
  • 5 years of professional experience with Java
  • Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions
  • Comfortable working in a highly agile, intensely iterative software development process
  • Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems
  • Experience owning a project from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution.
  • Proficiency in the English language, both written and verbal, sufficient for success in a remote and largely asynchronous work environment
  • Strong computer science fundamentals and deep understanding of server-side technologies
  • Self-motivated and self-managing, with strong organizational skills
  • Experience with micro-services architecture as well as development experience involving Java/Golang, JavaScript, MySQL Server, and respective testing frameworks
  • Ability to thrive in a remote working environment
  • Entrepreneurial, positive, and solution-oriented mindset
  • Nice to have some experience in a peak performance organization, preferably a tech startup
  • Demonstrable ability to work closely with other parts of the organization is desirable
  • Prior product management experience is nice to have

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