Software Engineer, Backend/Full-stack Developer

Where you fit in

As a Software Engineer, you take ownership of projects, learn, and work collaboratively with your colleagues. You constantly design, test, evolve and evaluate the nuts and bolts of our operation while offering a creative and analytical approach.

The high-quality code that stems from your fingertips is robust, readable and understandable. Your pragmatic test coverage allows you to confidently and responsibly practise continuous refactoring.

As a backend specialist, you’re passionate about building scalable, resilient and secure systems. You’re at home writing platforms and you display an intricate understanding of how each line of code fits into a business plan.

What you’ll be doing

  •  Design, build and evolve our backend systems to support customer-facing and internal features, while proactively incorporating best practices for security, testability, observability, and analytics.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional colleagues to deliver a compelling user experience.
  • Contribute to tools, workflows, and culture to ship code from your laptop/workstation to production frequently and confidently.
  • Practise Behaviour Driven Development to collaborate and Test Driven Development to ensure high code quality.
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables as part of a self-organizing team.
  • Learn and unlearn every day by exchanging knowledge and new insights, conducting constructive code reviews, and participating in retrospectives.

You Must Have

  • At least 3 years of professional software development experience.
  • 3+ years building scalable systems on Node.js.
  • 3+ years building highly performant applications involving mission-critical database transactions against a relational database system.
  • Proven ability to write clean and SOLID code using Typescript or ES2019+, applying appropriate object-oriented and functional programming design patterns.
  • Well-versed with writing DAMP automated tests that are readable and robust.
  • Excellent communication skills, spoken as well as written, with a demonstrated ability to articulate technical problems and projects to all stakeholders.

Extra credits for

Experience with these technologies:

  • Postgresql.
  • The AWS ecosystem.
  • GraphQL services.
  • Gherkin syntax and Cucumber for behaviour specifications.
  • JVM-based strongly-typed languages like Kotlin, Scala, Groovy, or Java.
  • Tools to create and maintain CI/CD pipelines.
  • Serverless infrastructure.
  • Experience architecting cloud-native systems and managing their production deployments.

Experience with any of these architecture patterns:

  • Domain Driven Design.
  • Clean Architecture, Hexagonal Architecture, Onion Architecture.
  • Event Sourcing and CQRS.
  • Different Event Driven Architecture patterns
  • Ability to contribute in other parts of the stack – Frontend, DevOps, Test-Automation, etc.
  • Experience in financial services or fintech.
  • Experience working in product startups.
Job Category: Development
Job Type: Full Time

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