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Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2023

Senior Software Engineer (Backend)

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Full time

Who are we looking for

We are seeking a talented Senior Backend Engineer who has a strong background in implementing solutions with Python frameworks, preferably FastAPI implementing and managing DevOps processes and tools and cloud security to join our growing team. As a member of our engineering team, you will be responsible for designing, building, scaling, deploying, and securing our backend systems and infrastructure, ensuring that they are secure, scalable, and reliable. You will work closely with our AI team to develop AI-driven solutions that help solve complex business problems. You will also be responsible for mentoring and coaching junior engineers and collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality products.

The problems you will solve


Backend Development:
Design and develop backend systems and infrastructure using Python FastAPI and other modern technologies.
Develop and maintain monitoring and alerting systems for optimal system performance.
Write clean, maintainable, and well-documented code following coding standards.
Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers.
DevOps and Cloud Infrastructure:
Develop and maintain the company's DevOps infrastructure, including CI/CD pipelines, infrastructure automation, and configuration management.
Architect, deploy, and maintain highly available and secure cloud-based systems in adherence to industry standards for fault-tolerance, scalability, and availability.
Monitor cloud performance and optimize resource allocation for cost-effectiveness and scalability.
Technical Leadership and Collaboration:
Mentor junior engineers, provide technical leadership and share knowledge.
Participate in strategic planning for the product roadmap and technology stack.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create features that align with business requirements.


Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
Minimum 5 years of experience in backend development.
Minimum 3 years of experience in backend development using modern Python frameworks, with at least 1 year specifically focused on Python FastAPI.
Experience with Agile methodologies and working in a fast-paced startup environment
Backend Development:
Proficiency in Python programming language, including experience with Python-based modern frameworks.
Strong understanding of software engineering principles, design patterns, and best practices.
How Git works, have experience with production work and team code reviews.
Cloud Infrastructure and DevOps:
Strong understanding and practical experience in cloud architecture (Azure, AWS, GCP).
Proficient in designing and implementing secure, highly available, and scalable cloud architectures.
Experience with infrastructure as code tools (Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation, CDK).
Familiarity with containerization technologies and orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.
DevOps expertise in building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines and infrastructure automation.
Bonus Skills:
Familiarity or experience with ML and MLOps.
Proficiency in GraphQL.
Possess an Associate or Professional Cloud Architect Certification.
The impact you will have
Being part of a fast-growing and early stage start-up, you will be working together with the CTO and have the opportunity to take ownership of key parts of our web application, make important technical decisions, and build a world-class product from the ground up.


Flexible time-off arrangements
Flexible work schedule - complete autonomy with no unnecessary meetings that take your time away from building
Flexible work arrangements - desk space at our office in One North Singapore or fully remote
We offer competitive salary, equity, and benefits packages, as well as a dynamic and flexible work environment where you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our product and company. If you are a seasoned backend engineer, passionate about developing secure, scalable, and reliable backend systems and infrastructure using Python FastAPI and other modern technologies, we would love to hear from you!

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