Back End Engineer

Work on purposeful, stealth, cool shit and have fun doing it. 

Job Description

“Quare coniecto quando potes scire.”

Well-capitalized start-up seeks extremely talented Backend Engineer to help the development and integration of a consumer facing mobile app and website. You should have experience creating, tuning, securing, exporting, importing, backing up, restoring, and monitoring databases. You should be someone who is passionate about their career and wants to join a small and dedicated team of highly motivated developers. You should have a career history of exceeding expectations and coming up with novel ways to solve difficult problems.

Responsibilities
  • Develop Greenfield backend Python application to: develop REST API to integrate with frontend UI, integrate with third-party geospatial REST API, integrate with authentication/authorization service, and integrate with logging/monitoring service.

  • Maintain the application’s database footprint in Google Cloud.

Required Skills

  • Proficient in SQL; creating schemas, queries and indices that are highly performant.

  • Managing large (> 10 TB) data sets; partitioning and sharing

  • Developing, documenting, and maintaining fault-tolerant REST APIs of backend services to be consumed by frontend user interfaces. Integrating with 3rd-party REST APIs.

  • Experience with caching session information, database query results

  • Experience with monitoring network traffic flows, server and database capacities (CPU, RAM, storage, network) and securely authenticating users and servers.

  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform

Preferred Skills
  • Python experience

  • Postgres experience

  • Experience with geospatial and temporal datasets

  • Experience with image manipulation

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation

Well paid and the best Health Insurance plan. Period.