Bridebook Senior Backend Developer (EU timezone only)

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We are seeking a Senior Backend Developer to help shape the future of our business as we continue to scale towards being a global leader. You will be responsible for a key part of our mission, and provide the strongest possible base for accelerating and scaling our product in the near future.
  • Expert in TypeScript; experience with Python, Golang and DSLs is a plus
  • Expert in relational and NoSQL databases, particularly with GCP (e.g. Firebase, BigQuery, RTDB, Firestore, Security Rules)
  • Knowledge of technical best practises, including testing (Mocha, AVA, Jest)
  • Database processing - creating and maintaining custom scripts and migrations
  • Proficiency in caching (Redis) and search engines (ElasticSearch)
  • Expert in creating and managing RESTful APIs; GraphQL
  • Authentication methodologies and general security principles
  • Experience with cloud services like AWS and GCP; usage of Docker and Continuous Integration
  • Experience in profiling, debugging and cloud services monitoring is a plus

  • Being a technical leader within your team and within Bridebook in general
  • Building and maintaining a secure, sustainable and scalable backend architecture
  • Working towards carrying out effective systems monitoring and logging, using the results to help shape our product decisions
  • Creating, maintaining and monitoring scalable dynamic infrastructure, serverless microservices, database migrations and optimisations
  • Having full understanding and alignment with our company goals so that they serve as the basis of the work you drive forward
  • Being the advocate for all things backend, to ensure we have the best foundation to conquer the industry and consistently scale up
  • Promoting a healthy and collaborative culture across teams to collectively deliver exceptional output

About you: 
  • You are an active communicator; able to effectively collaborate with both the technical and business sides of the company
  • You are committed to sharing your expertise through documentation, mentorship and discussion (both written and verbal)
  • You have technical leadership and/or team leadership experience
  • You are a strategic and creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • You have a track record of helping to build successful products and have experience working directly with product managers and business stakeholders
  • You are comfortable giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • You are ultimately responsible for backend decisions, but are always able to talk through and defend those ideas
  • You are committed to writing high-quality code and proactively fixing issues

Additional info: 
  • This position is open to remote applicants who are based in areas that allow them to comfortably work within our timezone
  • It is also open to on-site applicants who will be based in our 8th floor Notting Hill office where we have some of the best panoramic views of London 
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