Web Back-End Engineer

Industry: Technology
Company size: 51-250

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Job description

An esteemed e-learning platform geared towards revolutionizing education for millions of students across the country is on the hunt for a Web Back-End Engineer. As an integral part of the Engineering team, the successful candidate will help shape the digital learning experience for a vast student body, contributing to vital platforms that support academic success. Engineers in this role are expected to address large-scale technical challenges, automate solutions, and implement intelligent systems aimed at improving the e-Learning experience. This is a stellar chance to join an early-stage team and set the tone for effective systems, processes, and a working culture that impacts the educational sphere significantly. This position requires a significant overlap with the IST time zone. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Architect, code, and manage efficient, reusable, and dependable back-end applications using preferably Rust or Node.js
  • Manage high-user traffic efficiently, guaranteeing minimal latency and prime response times for concurrent requests
  • Develop and maintain real-time data processing systems and potent analytics that support complex back-end operations
  • Ensure robust API integration and data storage strategies to handle high concurrency demands seamlessly
  • Refine data retrieval processes, especially for metadata and user-specific data during content streaming phases
  • Create systems optimized for scale to support the platform's growth and peak user access instances
  • Work in tandem with front-end developers to enable integrated feature functionality and deliver a cohesive user experience
  • Engage with system architects and database administrators to design and enhance resilient back-end infrastructures
  • Stay abreast of Node.js advancements and back-end development best practices to propose and effectuate platform advancements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in back-end application development with a strong preference for expertise in Rust, alternatively substantial Node.js experience
  • Proven record of developing scalable web applications and proficient in software architecture principles
  • Detailed understanding and practical experience with Rust or back-end frameworks such as Express.js
  • Demonstrated ability in building low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Knowledge of relational database systems, as well as proficiency in software engineering best practices
  • Familiarity with REST/RESTful API development and WebRTC, with RDBMS knowledge considered a plus
  • Strong analytical skills, capable of grasping new technologies quickly and resolving complex technical issues
  • In-depth knowledge of relational and non-relational databases
  • Prolific experience working with established software design patterns, efficient data structures, multi-threaded system design, inter-process communication, memory management, and code optimization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an eagerness to collaborate in a team-oriented environment
  • Fluent in English communication

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