Backend (Architect) Lead

Job description


Come join and exciting and talented team. This is a full stack team with challenges from React
apps to building ETL pipelines. If you want to bring your skill set to bear across scalable
distributed systems, commerce, state-of-the-art visualization, and deep logistics to solve the
last mile delivery problem, then this job is for you. 

• Lead design, development, implementation and maintenance of applications & back-end
services demonstrating service-oriented architecture and secure applications development
technology best practices
• Work with product managers and technical team in a cross-functional environment, to
implement high quality products that meet business goals

• Help mentor and support our team of backend developers.

• Hands-on expertise in enterprise technology applications architecture, design, development
and support
• Great management and team development skills: ability to set goals for a team and every one
of its members, delegate intelligently, mentor engineers, deliver frequent and honest feedback,
help team members grow in their careers, and deliver results.
• Expertise and interest in growing teams: interviewing junior and senior engineers, collaborating
with recruiting, smoothly onboarding new team members.
• Good software engineering methodology: meaningful and deeply-rooted opinions about testing
and code quality, ability to make sound quality/speed trade-offs.
• Passionate about writing code (yes you will write code)
• Solid knowledge of applications performance improvement techniques and caching solutions
• Experience developing with client-side web technologies {REACT, CSS, Javascript, AJAX}
• Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills
• Exceptional technical skills in backend (and frontend) engineering
• Highly experienced with back-end programming languages {Ex: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java etc}
• Solution design experience in large-scale projects, ideally of an eCommerce nature.
• Expert in Java, NodeJS, Jenkins, GIT, RESTful APIs
• MySQL DB experience would be advantage



• Academic: BA/BS degree in computer science or equivalent.􀀁
• Professional: 5+ years experience developing software as an engineer; 2+ years experience
as an engineering manager or technical lead
• Significant experience building and operating critical high-scale systems.

You're a great cultural fit if:
You enjoy an environment where everyone is encouraged to add value at the most strategic level.
You fit best in a fast-paced, high-integrity, low hand-holding environment. You are independent and