About the Company
At Tectu, you can make a real impact! As a Backend Engineer you will play a lead role in delivering customer facing applications and backend infrastructure. The ideal candidate is passionate about delivering cutting edge solutions to support the changing business needs and technology landscape. You will be working closely with others on our Product, UX and Engineering teams to define and deliver these solutions.
If you are passionate about technology, self-motivated and a disciplined freelancer, we would love to speak with you. The ideal candidate has both a willingness and desire to work in a dynamic environment, is able to apply Agile methodologies in day-to-day activities, and who enjoys working both independently with little oversight and in a team environment.
About the Role
We work with various customers, providing advanced tech solutions to solve different problems and needs. As a Backend Engineer at Tectu, your day will most likely vary according to which projects you’re involved in, but generally you’ll be performing the following activities:
Building production-grade backend services and APIs to delight customers
Owning major projects from inception to production deployment, shipping at a rapid pace
Architecting, designing and developing simple, yet flexible solutions for a variety of customers
Ensuring high performance and scalability of systems and infrastructure.
Building reusable components for backend infrastructure
Writing quality code thats automatically tested as part of the development lifecycle
Contributing to team-wide efforts - code reviews, design reviews, technical decisions, and mentoring others
5+ years with production grade Java, C#, Python or similar languages
Experience with a variety of data stores and modeling including relational and NoSQL DBs (e.g. MySQL, Postgres, Elastic, Redis, Mongo, Cassandra, etc)
Solid programming foundations: data structures, multi-threading, OOP and design patterns
Experience with microservices architectures and strong API design skills
Experience with containers and orchestration tools, such as Docker and Kubernetes.
Experience with the latest cloud technologies of one of the biggest vendors (AWS, Azure, Google)
A proven track record of owning and delivering features on time
Strong work ethic and strong core values (honesty, integrity, creativity)
Sense of urgency, ownership mindset, and customer focus
Innovative problem solver who takes initiative never stops thinking about ways to improve
Ability to self-learn new skills and technologies
BS in Computer Science, or similar degree is preferred
Deep awareness of cross-browser tweaks and responsive design
Highly experienced in building scalable, high-performance, tested, and monitored systems
Able to create and communicate the 'big picture' in a clear way.