Backend Engineer

SALARY: GBP55000 - GBP65000
LOCATION London - Central

A fast-growing startup backed by a global luxury company is looking for a Backend Engineer to join their team in London! This is a fantastic opportunity where you'll have the best of both worlds - the excitement and significant autonomy you get in a startup, combined with the security of an established brand.

You will own the backend infrastructure and architectural decisions in building a digital solution as it scales! This is a hands-on role that will be a great fit for someone who has worked with a variety of databases and understands AWS.


Your role:

  • Implementing scalable and maintainable backend services
  • Building solid APIs to support frontend
  • Utilising a proactive and responsive approach to problem-solving
  • Collaborating with a cross-functional team of engineers, designers and key stakeholders to communicate ideas and deliver empowering user experiences


About you:

  • Expert in Python API development
  • Experience in setting the technical direction of a product
  • Experience using PostgreSQL and optimising performance
  • Experience working in a Cloud environment; AWS or similar
  • Experience with automated testing and CI processes
  • Experience with devops and automated deployments
  • Bonus points for experience with logistics and internal operations tools and/or developing GraphQL APIs


The tech stack:

  • Mobile App: React Native, Expo, TypeScript, Jest, React Native Testing Library, Android, GraphQL
  • Web Frontend: React, TypeScript, Jest, TestCafe, GraphQL
  • Backend: Python 3.6, Postgresql, Redis, GraphQL, Docker, Heroku, SqlAlchemy/Alembic


Benefits and perks:

  • Competitive salary & bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • 11% pension contribution
  • Flexible working
  • 27 days' holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • A range of flexible benefits to choose from: enhanced healthcare, buy/sell holiday, season ticket loans, cycle to work etc.


They follow agile development practices, collaboration closely with each other and keeping the end user at the heart of everything they do! This is a unique opportunity to work on a meaningful project that will positively impact the lives of people around the world!

Is this a great match for your skills and experience? Apply with your CV today!

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