Back-End Engineer

Industry: Technology
Company size: 11-50

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Job description

A US-based company building a reliable returns management solution catering to the needs of e-commerce businesses is looking for a Back-End Engineer. The selected candidate will be responsible for defining timelines while keeping the best implementation practices in mind. The company's modern technology that provides data-driven, profit-focused solutions makes returns management a breeze. This is an amazing opportunity for developers who are eager to learn and make their mark in the industry. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Write efficient, testable, and reusable code
  • Understanding the essential design principles required for developing a scalable application 
  • Assist the team in maintaining high code quality and engage actively in code reviews
  • Run software development methodology tests in an agile environment
  • Deploy features across production/test/dev environments and monitor them via proper logging
  • Operate closely with the company’s principal engineers and deliver quality tech solutions 
  • Showcase development ownership in various stack layers, including native AWS-hosted distributed workflows 
  • Analyze and determine the best-suited managed cloud service for whichever feature is needed
  • Collaborate with business teams to grasp requirements and transform them into tech specifications
  • Work on maintaining and improving the already existing procedures
  • Troubleshoot production problems and provide fixes and RCAs on the fly
  • Be able to run team scrums with minimal guidance
  • Take ownership of code quality and have the ability to lead by example - right from a pristine Git history to properly thought-out integration and unit tests
  • Integrate the company’s platform with various third-party systems like WMS, ERP systems, payment gateways, OMS, and more

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3-5+ years of relevant experience as a back-end engineer
  • Demonstrated expertise in object-oriented programming principles and Python 
  • A deep understanding of ReactJS and other front-end technologies
  • Knowledge of system architecture and SaaS database tenancy patterns
  • Experience in the e-commerce domain, automated testing frameworks, and test-driven development is a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SQL (index maintenance, query performance tuning, etc.), along with database structure understanding
  • Prior experience with both non-relational and relational data stores and knowledge of the trade-offs
  • Prolific understanding of versioning across libraries, dependencies, and APIs 
  • Must know about data modeling principles and be able to lead the development of large-scale features, end-to-end
  • Must be familiar with event-driven architectures
  • Must be able to gather a new understanding of various tools and their concepts rapidly and offer recommendations on system improvements
  • Possess extreme attention to detail during designing solutions and contemplate boundary conditions 
  • Knowledge of using the latest Python technologies
  • Being capable of ensuring delivery on various competing priorities with minimal supervision 
  • Knowledge of Kafka, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, Serverless Functions (Lambda), Redis, AWS, Docker, PostgreSQL, Jenkins, and Kubernetes is a plus
  • Any prior experience in developing highly available, highly-scalable, multi-region, and distributed microservices architectures and systems is nice to have
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English

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