Futureheads

Backend Engineer
Start up

Posted   Technical

Contract type
Contract
Salary/Rate
£500–£550/day
Location
London
Duration
3 months
Start date
ASAP
Reference
J13933

Futureheads are currently partnered with a tech start-up, who have built their first product which is a self-maintaining tool that allows agile teams to automatically document their code. They are looking for a Backend Engineer for 3 months starting asap.

They are now looking for a backend engineer who will be responsible for delivering, monitoring, and scaling the web services behind the product. Working on a modern codebase you will have to opportunity to work on the latest technologies to solve complex problems.

You will be surrounded by a team of talented engineers who will encourage you to have a lot of technical input and contribute to business decisions, define the architecture and APIs of data-intensive services and lead the delivery of the rest of the backend.

The backend currently runs on:

  • TypeScript
  • Express and Koa with routing-controllers
  • PostgreSQL, ArangoDB, and MongoDB
  • Redis and Kafka
  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • Stackdriver, Redash, and Grafana
  • Google Cloud Platform

For this role you should display the relevant experience:

  • Working out how to break down complex backends into loosely coupled and sanely-architected services
  • experience building scalable and robust web services
  • Implementing standardised API patterns (REST, RPC, GraphQL)
  • Scaling backends from first release to a robust & highly available state
  • Building secure applications with multi-tiered access levels
  • Working with web services in containerised environments

This business is extremely well funded and have ambitious plans for the next year.  If you want to be part of a business who are building products that fit your needs as a software developer, then you will love these guys!