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Senior Back-end Developer

Essentials 

Job title: Senior back-end Developer
Location: Bucharest
Type: employment contract

Technologies          

JavaScript, TypeScript
PHP/ C# / Java
MySQL, NoSQL, AWS

Offer

An annual personal development budget because personal growth is KEY!
Reimbursement of your work-related travel costs.
Competitive salary including a bonus and pension scheme.
0 stinginess in knowledge sharing.
Bi-weekly HACKDAY, during which you can freely experiment with new technologies or new projects, which you choose yourself.
Employee referral bonuses: an extra chance to work with friends (and earn some extra cash!).
An informal, entrepreneurial, international, and flexible atmosphere.
The opportunity to help revolutionize the worldwide study-choice market.
A company environment that is serious about having fun with almost everything we do, including regular memorable team events and a wide range of games and activities during lunchtime or after work.

Client

Our client is a Dutch based company which develops the fastest-growing online platform where students can find and compare their education options internationally.

Role

As a Senior Back-end Engineer, you will be a part of the team that focusses on increasing the quality and user experience of the core of our platforms. Together with your scrum team, and the other engineering teams you will make sure that our platforms are user and value focussed. Fully in line with both our Product and Technical strategy and vision.

Virtually, all our systems have been developed in-house and are following modern quality standards. We work in a service-oriented architecture, powered by our own RESTful API and AWS. Our products are powered by VueJS, Node/NPM, TypeScript, Sass, and the necessary technology to ensure fast and user friendly high-traffic websites.
We work in a service-oriented architecture, powered by our own RESTful API and AWS. In parallel, we are scaling up our infrastructure, moving towards Docker and our centralized CI/CD tooling.

Responsibilities

Improving the overall User Experience and Scalability of our biggest portals;
Increasing the user engagement within the core functionality of our platform. You will be elevating the product value throughout the whole site, to increase user engagement, loyalty, and retention with your (technical) expertise;
Help us to become more scalable as a platform, by decoupling our dependencies and reducing our time to market. Staying in control of our quality is key!

Requirements

About 5-7 years of experience in Web Development
Experience with building applications in JavaScript component-based frameworks. Modern JavaScript, TypeScript, NPM, are a child’s play for you in your day-to-day work;
Experience developing advanced applications using any object-oriented language
You have experience with persistent data structures such as MySQL or NoSQL;
Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or any other Cloud Computing Platform (e.g. Azure, Google Cloud Platform), is a clear advantage;
Experience in building and optimizing high traffic websites;
Experience with (different types of) automated testing, is a clear advantage.

Apply today

If you meet the minimum requirements and are interested in applying for this position, please send your details to careers@key-talents.com with “Senior Back End Developer”, in the subject line.