Senior Software Engineer – Backend

Taxify Published: August 9, 2017
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We are looking for an experienced Backend services engineer to join Taxify’s engineering team in Tallinn, our home city.

Taxify is the fastest-growing technology company in Europe & Africa with millions of customers across 20 countries. We build a smartphone app to take safe and fast rides – all at the tap of a button. Taxify is literally changing how people move in their cities.

Let’s build the future of transport together!

 

We are looking for an experienced Backend services engineer to join Taxify’s engineering team in Tallinn, our home city.

Taxify is the fastest-growing technology company in Europe & Africa with millions of customers across 20 countries. We build a smartphone app to take safe and fast rides – all at the tap of a button. Taxify is literally changing how people move in their cities.

Let’s build the future of transport together!

You will be:

  • Designing and building Taxify's growing backend systems
  • Coding mostly in node.js (previous experience in node.js is not a requirement)
  • Proactively fixing upcoming bugs and solving technical challenges
  • Contributing ideas to our product development roadmap

You have:

  • Experience in node.js / C++ /Java or any OO language
  • A university degree in a technical subject (Computer science, Mathematics or similar)
  • 4+ years of experience in software development
  • Good English and communication skills
  • Solid understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with any SQL (Mysql/Postgre)

Extra credits for:

  • Experience with micro-service and distributed systems
  • Interest for real-time and asynchronous systems
  • Familiarity with any cloud systems (AWS, Azure, Google app engine)

Benefits:

  • Motivational base pay and company’s stock options
  • No corporate BS
  • Working in one of the coolest offices in Tallinn (ping-pong table, free snacks/drinks)
  • Benefits from working with a motivated and talented international team, plus regular team events
  • Flexible working hours
  • Monthly Taxify credit for work and leisure rides
  • Amazing personal growth experience at one of the fastest growing European startups
  • Rare opportunity to build a product literally used by thousands of people around you

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