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Senior Backend Developer

Dataswift b2b senior English 
11 August
4200 - 6250 gbp

About Dataswift

Dataswift is the technology infrastructure company powering Data Economy 2.0 – the ethical data economy. Using our products, individuals, enterprises, and developers give, take and use personal data responsibly. Individuals get full ownership and control of their data. Developers and organisations get the APIs and tools they need to build scalable, data-rich applications with privacy and compliance built-in. 

Your role

Dataswift is a fast paced startup looking to expand the engineering team. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a new team in a high growth company that is changing the face of identity and trust.

Your responsibilities:

  • Solve challenging problems while building semi-distributed, scalable products based on microservices architecture
  • Being lead contributor to our open-source and private projects, shaping the architecture of our platform
  • Working as a part of an Agile team, collaborating with front-end engineers and Product
  • Mentor junior developers, review code, ensure implementation of best practices
  • Participate in and contribute to the internal knowledge share events

You will definitely need:

  • Experience in web back-end software engineering
  • Experience working with Scala / JVM 
  • Previous experience working in collaborative teams under the Agile framework
  • Proven track record in building highly scalable backend systems
  • Good understanding of SQL databases, schema architectures, query performance optimisation
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools: Docker, AWS Console / CLI, CI/CD tools
  • Reasonable experience with Linux administration and terminal tools
  • Experience with testing frameworks, passion for a clean, well-tested and maintainable code
  • Strong problem solving and verbal and written communication skills
  • Focus on efficiency, user experience, and process improvement

You will be perfect if you have:

  • Previous experience with microservice architecture
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Previous training in secure coding practices, good understanding of security implications
  • Experience with Kubernetes container orchestration
  • Some unique skills that will surprise us 

You’ll benefit from:

 Dataswift Culture & Values

We believe in the diversity of our team and we don’t judge based on gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, history, culture, geography, nationality or your secret aversion to coriander. If you feel you don’t match every single specification, reach out to us at [email protected] to discuss your options further.

How to apply
Please send your CV to [email protected]
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