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Backend Developer

Job Title: Backend Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: HK$480000 - HK$600000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -012020-446724
Contact Name: Donal Gray
Contact Email: dgray@argyllscott.com.hk
Job Published: January 14, 2020 15:45

Job Description

My client is an industry leading FinTech company who is well established in Hong Kong. They are looking for a backend (or senior backend developer with enough experience) who will help them build new scalable, systems, services and APIs while making roadmaps for the future.

Responsibilities

  • Build scalable backend systems, services, and APIs
  • Create a long-term plan for maintaining and scaling our backend systems
  • Design high reliability services with high availability
  • Monitor backend performance, identify performance bottlenecks and resolve them
  • Write backend code that is fast, reliable and secure
  • Maintain and evolve test suite, help create engineering plans & roadmaps
  • Create backend integrations with other APIs and web services
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with the frontend, product, design, and other teams, on shipping and testing new features

Requirements

  • Proficient in modern development languages, frameworks and tools (especially Python and JavaScript)
  • Familiar with AWS and popular cloud dev services
  • Experience in DevOps tools (Spleunk, Chef, Docker etc.) and CI/CD pipelines
  • Self-driven, self-motivated and ability to identify/diagnose problems in addition to solving them
  • Experience in design, build, scale and maintain production services, and know how to compose a service-oriented architecture
  • Able to write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of our customers
  • Experience with scaling production databases: Postgres, Redis, ElasticSearch

Work Perks

Working for us gives you a Competitive salary, Fun and co-operative and flexible startup culture, Weekly sharing sessions and regular happy-hour gatherings, Flexible working hours, 5-day work week and Annual Leave, Benefits include medical/ dental coverage and wellness program, Professional Development Sponsorship, Hong Kong working visa sponsorship (onsite position), Coaching by experienced engineers and domain experts, Direct exposure to various aspects of insurance operations and Agile task management.

Next steps, please apply with an updated CV to dgray<at>argyllscott.com.hk for a confidential discussion

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