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Lead back-end developer

Lead back-end developer

Natural Cycles’ product team is looking for a Lead back end developer!

The role of the team is to scale our product to millions of users globally while remaining fast, reliable and secure. One of the key aspects for scaling is remaining secure, and well-tested.

As a lead developer, you will own Natural Cycles back-end (NodeJS). You will have a key part in developing and improving our software applications, involving our mobile apps and websites. You will also be responsible to craft and manage a team of Back-end developers when scaling the team.

What you will be doing

As a developer:

  • Maintain and develop new functionality for our core product
  • Ensure the highest quality, performance and security of the product
  • Ensure delivery of new software releases while working in Agile way
  • Maintain a healthy and consistent codebase with minimized technical debt and flexibility to expand
  • Have a good coverage of automated tests
  • Have routine operations automated (continuous integration, reproducible builds)
  • Move towards emerging new industry standards when they become mature and stable
  • Contribute to the open-source community by publishing reusable parts of the code

As a leader:

  • Make working together fun & efficient
  • Inspire initiative and contribute to the success of the company and product
  • Allow everyone to participate in decisions
  • Encourage learning

What skills you should have

Technical environment:

You should be familiar with them OR be able to learn them quickly

  • NodeJS
  • TypeScript
  • REST API principles
  • OOP principles, design patterns
  • TDD principles, one of the testing frameworks (Jest, Jasmine, Mocha, Tap, Ava etc.)
  • Working with relational or schema-less (NoSQL) databases
  • Docker, DevOps
  • Deploy and scale your code and database in the cloud
  • Git

What type of person we are looking for

  • Experience in leading a software team
  • Demonstrate software engineering fundamentals
  • Agile process experience or knowledge, ability to work in a dynamic and distributed teams
  • Enjoy mentoring and leading other specialists
  • Fluent in English

Only applications in English and through the website will be considered.

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