Backend Engineer

Job brief

We are looking for a qualified Backend Engineer to join our Development team. You will be working with our engineers to develop and maintain high quality mobile applications.

 

If you’re passionate about mobile platforms and translating code into user-friendly apps, we would like to meet you. As a backend developer, you’ll collaborate with internal teams to develop functional mobile applications, while working in a fast-paced environment.

 

Ultimately, you should be able to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)

  • Produce fully functional mobile applications writing clean code

  • Gather specific requirements and suggest solutions

  • Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions

  • Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance

  • Design interfaces to improve user experience

  • Liaise with Product development team to plan new features

  • Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards

  • Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols

  • Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features

  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs

 

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Backend Engineer

  • Proficient in using JavaScript, specifically NodeJS and ExpressJS

  • Worked with Databases such as MongoDB

  • Experience with third-party libraries and RESTful APIs

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (such as Git, Mercurial or SVN)

  • Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude

  • Ability to perform in a team environment