Senior Back-End Engineer

Industry: Software
Company size: 1-10

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Job description

A well-established company that is reshaping the future of digital financial services with their world-class, next-gen solutions, is looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer. The engineer will be in charge of spotting and quickly fixing problems while keeping an eye on and troubleshooting production systems. The U.S.-based company is building a cutting-edge money transfer platform that enables users to send and receive money in a hassleless, quick, and efficient manner. The company has successfully managed to secure $11mn+ in funding so far. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • To promote ongoing improvement, keep abreast of the newest developments in Node.js and back-end development
  • Using Node.js, create scalable, dependable, and high-performance back-end systems
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to comprehend project requirements and translate them into technical solutions, including front-end developers, product managers, and designers
  • Create RESTful APIs and include other services to improve connectivity and usefulness
  • Utilize databases like MongoDB or PostgreSQL to implement effective data storage and retrieval methods
  • Maximize the performance and scalability of back-end systems
  • Ensure the stability and dependability of the back-end infrastructure, and do thorough testing, including unit testing, integration testing, and performance testing
  • Assist DevOps developers in the continuous integration and smooth deployment of back-end services

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
  • Demonstrable experience working with Node.js 
  • Thorough understanding of JavaScript/TypeScript for back-end development
  • Strong familiarity with the concepts of object-oriented programming, design patterns, and data structures
  • Extensive experience in creating scalable and effective RESTful APIs
  • Excellent knowledge of storing and retrieving data using databases like MongoDB or PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies and API integration.
  • In-depth knowledge of containerization and orchestration technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Prior experience working with testing frameworks and methodologies, like Mocha, Chai, or Jest
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Excellent team management and collaboration abilities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment
  • Nice to have some experience working in the fintech or financial services industry
  • Familiarity with serverless architecture and cloud platforms like AWS or Google Cloud is desirable
  • Some understanding of microservices architecture and distributed systems is desirable
  • Experience with message brokers like Apache Kafka or RabbitMQ is preferred
  • Nice to have some open-source project experience or a significant online developer community presence
  • Excellent English communication skills, both spoken and written

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