Senior Backend Developer

Authentise Published: July 14, 2021
London, United Kingdom
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Role Description

We are looking for a Senior Backend Developer to join our fast-growing team.

Apply promptly! A high volume of applicants is expected for the role as detailed below, do not wait to send your CV.

What You Will Do

  • Lead the day to the day development process, an eye towards balancing right enough’ and right on time
  • Manage nuts and bolts of code review, system quality, DB design, API design, etc
  • Peer review and coordination between DevOps, Design / UI, and PM’s
  • Make sure designs/behaviours are converted into final engineering tickets, and those tickets are done correctly
  • Digging in and coding some of the hard parts, or in the occasional crunch

Must Have

  • Experience leading small to medium teams (2-10 people)
  • Active experience with SaaS, DB / API, backend data processing and management
  • Intuitive grasp of where the best solutions lie. It can be a DB fix, an algorithm update, or just changing end-user workflow to avoid a bad use case
  • Ability to trust their domain/topic experts, without letting them cause scope creep
  • A satisfaction in making real tools, that really solve end-users problems in a smart way

Nice to Have

  • 3-7 years in Production Python / Server / SaaS experience
  • A natural level of curiosity about 3D printing, manufacturing, the industry
  • Any combination of 3D printing, robotics, 3D modeling, or CAD experience
  • Start-up or similar experience, where you can see an impact of good decisions on the daily
  • The ideal candidate for this role will naturally grow into our VP of Engineering as our company expands over the coming years.


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