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Senior Backend Engineer for Social Apps Company (Ruby on Rails)

DOWN App
Full-time
Remote
Europe, Vietnam, Vietnam, Taiwan, Taiwan, Indonesia, Indonesia, Thailand, Thailand, and Hong Kong, Hong Kong
As a Senior Backend Engineer, you’ll work on a wide range of projects from developing, testing and maintaining our existing applications to creating new features for our existing products. The ideal candidate should have a track record of success in developing and deploying scalable, secure and reliable backend solutions. They should also be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and be able to communicate effectively with our other teams. The successful candidate should also be familiar with the latest technologies and trends in backend development. A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidate.

What You’ll Do
  • Develop, test and maintain backend products and services
  • Run high-impact A/B and multivariate testing experiments at scale, analyzing results, and deploying positive changes to reach business goals
  • Problem solving: think of and then implement solutions to technical problems presented by the product team
  • Design and implement backend server architectures
  • Monitor and optimize performance of existing systems
  • Work closely with engineering and product teams to ensure successful product delivery
  • Implement security best practices to protect customer data
  • Work with the team to improve our development processes
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends in backend / cloud development
  • Work with the support team to optimize / automate the support flow for our user success
Experience Requirements:
  • Ruby on Rails development experience in a production environment
  • Scalable development and deployment
  • Experience with cloud deployment/ops/optimization
  • Experience with terraform or any infra as code tool
  • Experience with database + query optimization
  • Experience with Algorithm design
  • Experience with serverless architectures and microservices
  • Understanding of DevOps principles and best practices
  • Experience with RESTful
  • Knowledge of security best practices for web and mobile applications
  • Experience with version control (git) and agile development methodologies
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks
  • Experience with database at scale (partitioning / sharding / perf-opt, etc)
Nice to Have
  • Web development (JS, etc.)
  • Kubernetes prod experience
  • Go lang experience
  • Team management
  • ML/AI
  • Performance optimization
Requirements
  • Work Hard, Play Hard mentality
  • Be Mature, Generous, & Work Through Conflicts
  • Offer & Implement Solutions: be a problem solver!
  • Have a “can do” attitude
About Us
We're a profitable mobile apps startup from the United States, focused on the social space, with millions of dollars in revenue and over 10M downloads globally.
Our apps and ambitions cover dating, social audio, and language learning apps. As owners of one of the original dating apps, www.DownApp.com, we're veterans in the social space. We have a remote-friendly team that partners with our Taipei office team.