Senior Back-End Engineer

Industry: Other
Company size: 51-250

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Job description

A US-based financial products company that is motivating and engaging employees with their early wage access and financial wellness benefits, is looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer. The selected candidate will be responsible for architecting, creating, implementing, and testing new technologies in a quickly changing issue domain. The company's mission is to restore individual freedom by allowing people to manage their own income and finances. The company has managed to raise more than $12mn in funding so far. This will be a long-term, full-time role requiring some overlap with the IST time zone. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Resonate with the distinctive culture
  • Collaborate with Product Management and other Engineering stakeholders (Frontend, UX, etc.) to maintain a high-quality bar in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Be relentlessly pragmatic, and understand how to deliver high-value products quickly
  • Create reusable interfaces that optimize functionality while requiring little maintenance
  • Be accountable, responsible, and work well in and across teams
  • Have a strong awareness of solid software design patterns, as well as a healthy interest in refactoring and keeping things simple
  • Mentor all Engineers on the team to assist them to progress in their technical responsibilities and remove roadblocks to their autonomy
  • Conduct a Code Review and ensure that community contributions are responded to as soon as possible.
  • Recognize technical debt and offer and execute solutions
  • Ship significant features and enhancements with confidence, with little direction and support from other team members
  • Collaborate with the team on bigger tasks
  • Have a big impact on the team's overall aims and long-term aspirations
  • Define and improve the internal standards for style, manageability, and best practices in a large-scale web environment
  • Drive team creativity by being willing to explore and address problems of enormous complexity and scale
  • Actively search out challenging hurdles to the team's efficiency, and  develop and implement solutions that will allow the entire team to iterate more quickly
  • Advocate for enhancements to product quality, security, and performance that will have a significant impact on your team and others

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 6+ years of relevant experience as a back-end developer
  • Must have 4+ years of experience with Golang
  • Must have an experience with AWS
  • Extensive experience developing distributed systems in Java or other object-oriented languages such as C#, C++, and Python
  • Experience dealing with SQL/NoSQL databases, as well as the ability to construct and optimize complex queries like PostgreSQL and DynamoDB
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies like Docker, RKT, Kubernetes, and so on
  • Basic knowledge of CI/CD systems
  • Capability to express difficult technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems in a clear and succinct manner, as well as suggest thorough iterative solutions
  • Experience with performance and optimization issues, as well as a demonstrated ability to detect and prevent these issues
  • English language proficiency, both written and spoken
  • Demonstrate a strong dedication to test-driven development
  • Experienced in developing and deploying mid-tier services
  • Enjoy working in a setting with a lot of background and little guidance
  • Experience working in a high-performance organization, preferably a technology startup
  • Experience with a product firm or a remote team is a plus
  • Working experience in a global or multicultural team
  • Prior experience working with Open source and developer tools 
  • Knowledge of principles like concurrency and reactive programming

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