Senior Back-End Engineer

Industry: Software
Company size: 1-10

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Job description

A US-based company on a mission to eliminate the friction of transmitting money across borders by leveling the global economic playing field is looking for a Senior Back-End Engineer. The selected candidate will be tasked with building and fostering a stable, scalable, agile environment. The company believes that cryptocurrency will create a new standard for secure online payments, allowing people and merchants to operate seamlessly. The company has managed to raise more than $11 mn in funding so far. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the team on Node.js, Typescript, Feather.js, and other JS frameworks
  • Design, build, and test the internal and external APIs
  • Own full software development lifecycle, from ideation and discovery through deployment and support
  • Build scalable, reusable APIs that improve both user and developer experience
  • Promote clean code through continuous refactoring while innovating features
  • Create and cultivate a team of positivity, inclusivity, transparency, learning, and trust
  • Pair with team members, mentor, and grow together 
  • Write understandable, testable code with an eye toward maintenance, scalability, and performance
  • Work with the team to deliver bug-free code using best practices such as rate-limiting, fault-tolerance, CI/CD, canary releases, test automation, and observability
  • Actively engage in technical discussions, code reviews, and brainstorming sessions to help promote a culture of learning 
  • Become a subject matter expert in integrations, working closely with a diverse set of integration partners across the globe

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 4+ years of relevant experience as a back-end engineer
  • Prior expertise in building internal and external APIs that are scalable, reliable, and secure
  • Extensive experience in MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Typescript, Node.js, or similar JS frameworks
  • Prior experience in unit and integration testing
  • Solid understanding of industry best practices and comfortable with web standards
  • Ability to unify infrastructure and reduce development lead times
  • Passionate about iterative design
  • Demonstrable experience working on Open Source project(s)
  • Ability to work under ambiguous situations
  • Proven track record of consistently hitting deadlines, working efficiently and to an exceptionally high standard
  • Background in navigating and influencing complex stakeholder relationships
  • Analytical capabilities and strong business and financial acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication

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