Backend Engineer

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Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
16 Aug 2019
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Being a backend engineer means that you are responsible for the construction and the efficiency of all the backend functionality for our website. You are crucial in getting a project off and running. As a backend developer, you can integrate user-facing elements created by frontend developers with server-side logic, as well as build libraries and reusable code for future use. Our engineers are ambitious, multifaceted and can work independently and in a team environment to get the job done.

Responsibilities

Using frameworks to build service-side software and integrate APIs and cloud computing

Analyzing and compiling data, codes and processes to identify areas of improvement and resolve issues

Work jointly with frontend developers along with other team members to set up objectives, as well as design cohesive, functional script

Think strategically, creatively and innovatively using sound judgment and technical skills

Strong understanding of programming techniques and tools, as well as the web development cycle

Record data and report findings to the appropriate parties

Proficiency in writing and optimizing SQL queries

Create security settings, restore and back up technologies for databases and websites

Work in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment while managing and prioritizing multiple responsibilities

What Skills

2+ years experience with backend web development

2+ years of experience building well tested high volume, large-scale, distributed systems

Experience with programming languages like HTML, Ruby, PHP, Python, C# or Java

Experience with creating REST APIs and version control like Git

Experience with modern MVC frameworks such as Django, Rails, Pyramid, Flask, Sails and Laravel

Experience application architecture stacks, including API layer, business logic, data modeling, hosting, network and UI/UX

Superb communication, time management, analytical, mathematical and problem-solving skills

Keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in technology

B.S. in computer engineering, web development, computer science or equivalent experience

These Would Also Be Nice

Experience creating mobile applications using Objective-C, Swift or Android

Experience with cloud development (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud)

Experience doing unit testing with Virtual Machines

Experience with Webpack

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