Senior Backend EngineerVeroPosted: 06/02/2020

Job Summary

You will be working closely with Vero's Head of Engineering and other Senior Engineers who are responsible for Vero's high-volume cloud infrastructure. Our focus is on resiliency, high availability, and performance of our applications and backend systems.

Responsibilities

  • Think ahead and build for the future as opposed to band-aid fixes for today. We need to balance the “getting things done” part of a startup with long-term future-proofing of Vero's infrastructure.
  • Work with the engineering leadership team to develop new initiatives and improve existing processes across the entire engineering team, particularly with regard to code quality and DevOps.
  • Help deliver engineering projects from ideation to completion within start-up time frames to ensure Vero's overall reliability, performance, security, and stability.
  • Taking a customer-focused approach to technical work.
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code.

Skills/Requirements

  • Experience working with large-scale cloud-based environments. We're looking for someone with AWS exposure but commensurate exposure and experience on Azure and Google Cloud Platform are also serious candidates.
  • Highly technical background with previous experience in software development domains.
  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL) and, optionally, NoSQL databases (e.g. Cassandra).
  • Experience delivering projects at scale, and making sound engineering choices to set us up for future growth and success.
  • Analytical mind with problem-solving aptitude.
  • Alongside cloud experience, a strong fundamental understanding of distributed systems, high availability, and backend components such as databases, web protocols, and networking is key to success in this role.
  • Coding/scripting knowledge in Bash, Ruby and Java or a C-based language.
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science or a related degree.
  • Experience using system monitoring tools (e.g. New Relic) and automated testing frameworks.
  • Ability to work independently

Benefits

  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible work. Work in the way that produces your best results. Many of our team members work from home one day a week, others come to the office every day and many are completely remote. We’re committed to helping you feel like you can be the happiest and most productive you.
  • Team conference. We host an annual team conference to get together as a team, challenge the status-quo and expand our vision for the future.
  • Parental leave. We offer a generous parental leave policy.
  • Visa Application. We cover visa application and processing fees to sponsor team members in relocating to Sydney, Australia.


Company

The messaging platform to get you from idea to production, faster.


Industry

Technology

Company Type

Private

Official website

https://www.getvero.com/

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