Senior Back End Engineer

As a Senior Back End Engineer, you will be in charge of building and maintaining RESTful APIs and web services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build scalable architecture and deployment pipeline for APIs/services.
  • Implement security best practices wherever required.
  • Integrate third-party libraries and services into existing products.
  • Write modular and reusable code.
  • Write proper documentation for the code.
  • Write unit, functional and integration tests for APIs/services.
  • Optimize API/service performance and stability.

  • Requirements:

  • Proficient knowledge of either Python or JavaScript (NodeJS), or both as a back-end programming language.
  • Proficient knowledge of an MVC web framework such as Django or SailsJS or Loopback.
  • Proficient knowledge of an SQL database such as MySQL or PostgreSQL, and NoSQL database such as MongoDB.
  • Ability to build RESTful APIs following standard practices.
  • Thorough understanding of authentication mechanisms and web security standards.
  • Working knowledge of a cloud hosting service such as AWS or Digital Ocean or Azure, and the ability to deploy services and manage web infrastructure.
  • Ability to configure a modern web server or reverse proxy such as Nginx.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Proficient understanding of version control systems such as Git.
  • Working knowledge and ability to work in a Linux/UNIX based OS environment.
  • 4+ years of experience as a backend web developer.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering, or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong problem solving and verbal and written communication skills.

  • Why Work With Us

  • You’ll actually make a difference. Being in a small team at the early stages of a product, you’ll help shape the core decisions that will help people everywhere save more.
  • Work with a small and agile team where you’ll constantly make impactful decisions
  • The freedom to innovate. No idea is too crazy, no tradition is too sacred. Test things out and prove its worth.
  • An open and honest culture. You’re expected to speak your mind just like we do.
  • We have fun. When we’re not working hard, we enjoy things like frequent celebrations, team lunches, quarterly outings, and one legendary Christmas party.
  • SPECTRUM is a tech and innovation business club with international startups and companies, and where tech events are regularly hosted.
  • Phenomenal coffee and a pantry filled with international snacks.

  • We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

    Interested? Apply now!