Sr. Backend Engineer

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Sr Backend Engineer (Remote)

Canada Remote

1 billion dollar start-up

$180-200k base + stock options



MPA Recruitment has been retained by a hyper growth e-commerce technology company to recruit a Sr Backend Engineer to join their team. This role also has remote options. Our client is building the infrastructure to make an Amazon Prime-like experience for all e-commerce. They have raised a total of $500 million in funding and have seen annual revenue increase by 600% year on year.

Their Mission:

Large marketplaces like Amazon have trained us to expect products delivered to our doorsteps within 1-2 days at no extra cost. As a result, millions of sellers on other marketplaces are falling behind, unable to cost-effectively deliver products to their customers.Our mission is to transform the $8-12T fragmented and outdated logistics industry, and build an intelligent, asset-lite network that enables any online seller to offer fast, affordable fulfillment.

They’re looking for intelligent, driven, and passionate people to help make our vision a reality. They’re based in the heart of San Francisco and building teams around the globe — backed by leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms.If you are excited about joining a people-first company that is driven to power the future of online retail, — we're looking for you. Are you ready?


What you'll do:

·       Reinvent fulfillment by designing, developing, testing, deploying, maintaining and improving pragmatic software.

·       Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.

·       Be a full business owner: shape the foundation of the product and business that you work on.

·       Actively learn new language, techniques, and methodologies.

·       Contribute actively to code reviews and design reviews.

What we’re looking for:

·       BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

·       4+ years of experience in a related role.

·       Insatiable Curiosity, Undying Passion and Ownership to take on hard real world problems.

·       Extensive Typescript, Javascript, Java, or Python experience.

·       Someone who follows TDD or in general likes to write tests.

·       Experience shipping production code with full instrumentation: deployment, logging, and monitoring, and documentation.

·       Experience processing large amount of data.

·       Experience with building and evolving REST APIs.

·       Experience with distributed systems.

·       Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English.

·       Must be based in North America.


Their Stack

• React and Redux for UI.

• Independent Service Oriented Architectures with services composed of:

• Java, Spring and MySQL RDS.

• Node, Typescript, MySQL RDS.

• DynamoDB for integration services.

• SQS for queuing.

• We run on AWS


For more info please contact or +1 437 234 5135.