Senior Backend Engineer (Full-Time)

About us

Life moves fast and so does wysker ✌️ Shop with friends, get reactions, and tap through shoppable stories from thousands of brands. We bring shopping up to speed with culture through a highly immersive experience made for generation Instagram. Our vision is to build the world’s greatest shopping experience to inspire and connect people around the world. If that sounds exciting - let’s talk.

Your Mission

Backend engineers are architecting, implementing and testing the suite of services that provide the backbone to the wysker app and the tools used by our content creators. With a focus on stability, scalability and security, backend engineers have to think about the what as much as about the how.

Your profile

 Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the product team to identify requirements and to break down application features into their supporting backend services

  • Design internal and external APIs and the software architecture to support them

  • Write production-quality code in ES2015/Node.js and/or Scala using the Express or Play frameworks respectively

  • Write unit- and integration tests and comprehensive API documentation

  • Conduct performance and load tests

  • Going forward, work with a team of junior backend engineers and build the necessary patterns and practices to guarantee its success


Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, preferably ES2015+ or TypeScript

  • 5+ years experience writing backend code in a professional capacity

  • Familiarity with server-side frameworks like Express or Play

  • Strong computer science fundamentals

  • Good understanding of SQL and relational databases

  • Demonstrated experience in building large scale scalable systems

Why us?

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth

  • Opportunity to proactively shape the future of e-commerce and help build a global tech brand

  • Talent development and the chance to become a vital member of the team

  • Inclusive atmosphere and chance to work within a growing team of experts

  • Energetic environment that values your contributions and ideas