Senior Back-End Engineer

Industry: Business Services
Company size: 1-10

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Job description

A U.S.-based company that is developing a distinctive multiomics platform to measure biology with unparalleled scale and precision, is looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer. The engineer will be working in a very distributed and dynamic environment while collaborating with cross-functional teams to provide API development solutions. The company is currently operating in stealth mode with experts specializing in sequencing, microfluidics, integrated sensors, information technology, as well as molecular biology and biochemistry to build relevant solutions. The company has managed to secure $62mn+ during their Series A round of funding. This will be a full-time, long-term position requiring significant overlap with the PST time zone. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work together with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, create new features, and put them into practice
  • Write and build your own CI/CD pipelines
  • Utilizing AWS services like Lambda, API Gateway, and DynamoDB, create, build, and deploy scalable and dependable APIs
  • Continuously improve the scalability and performance of APIs
  • Take part in code reviews and offer helpful criticism to guarantee the integrity of the code and compliance with coding standards
  • Ensure that production concerns are tracked, investigated, and prompt fixes are offered
  • Outline and document APIs, architecture, and technical requirements
  • Ensure high-quality code and avoid regressions by creating and maintaining automated tests using TDD techniques

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
  • Prolific experience working with API development technologies
  • Demonstrable experience with TypeScript and Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Prior experience in working on projects where a large volume of data is generated
  • Solid understanding of AWS including Lambda, API Gateway, and IoT is desirable
  • Nice to have a strong understanding of networking, Security, and Optimization 
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with high-volume data handling is nice to have
  • Prior experience designing complex systems is desirable
  • Some experience working with Agile methodologies is preferred
  • Prior experience working with Databases is desirable
  • Nice to have some experience with full-stack development
  • Excellent spoken and written English communication skills

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