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On-demand multi-service platform and digital payment technology group

Lead Backend Engineer - Identity & Communication Platform

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About the Role

We are looking for a Lead Backend engineers for the Identity & Communication Platform team who appreciates good engineering and user experience. You should be passionate about maintaining clean and maintainable codebase. Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition, and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

What You Will Do

  • You are responsible for Improving code structure and architecture in service of testability and maintainability
  • Writes, co-writes, and reviews design documentation
  • Leads new language/framework POC within your technical focus area
  • Responsible for participating in the design review process, seeking and providing constructive criticism
  • You are accountable for the operationalization of the tracking and reporting of at least one execution metric (like code coverage, velocity)
  • Prioritizes and values work that is underrated but increases the predictability, quality & throughput of delivery
  • Escalates issues that are outside their control but affect the stream's delivery
  • You will be an incident commander for an incident and run the postmortem

What You Will Need

  • 6+ years of relevant software development experience
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in designing, developing, testing and deploying applications on Go-Lang or Ruby large-scale applications
  • Highly proficient in one technology area and working understanding of how related systems interact with their technology stack
  • Data modeling experience in Relational databases
  • Continuously refactor applications to ensure high-quality design
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, estimate and execute releases with a good degree of predictability
  • Ability to scope, review and refine user stories for technical completeness and to alleviate risks
  • Understand how complex systems fail (and how to make them not fail)
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Gojek at a glance

On-demand multi-service platform and digital payment technology group

Gojek focuses on Financial Services, Information Technology, Payments, News, and Mobile Payments. Their company has offices in Singapore, Gurgaon, Karnataka, and Jakarta. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Gojek has raised $3.24B of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2019.

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