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The world’s most advanced training platform

Back-End Engineer (Python/Django)

$95k – $150k • 0.0% – 2.0%
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Location: Dumbo, Brooklyn, New York
Reporting to: CEO
Responsible for: Back-end development for web and mobile products

About Sixcycle
Sixcycle is a rapidly growing startup developing web and mobile products for fitness and health. With a proven track record helping elite athletes achieve their very best, we are now bringing the same tools and methods to everyday people who want to achieve maximum performance in their lives. Our innovative team is building cutting-edge training, data-analytics and communication tools on the web, iOS and Android to create the world’s most advanced training platform.

The Role
We are hiring an seasoned python developer to work remotely while our Dumbo, Brooklyn office is closed. As part of our team the position will play an important role as we begin the next phase of growth of our company. The primary focus of the position will be the design, implementation, maintenance and documentation of all back-end systems, as well as the coordination with the front-end team. For the right candidate there is the opportunity to grow into a leadership role as our team grows.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Development of all server-side logic
  • Design and documentation of APIs
  • Design and development of integrations with 3rd party services
  • Ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end
  • Maintain existing code base with best practices in mind
  • Rigorous commitment to documentation, quality engineering, testing, and support

Experience and Qualifications

  • 2-5 years experience in back-end web development
  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming technologies with Python/Django at the forefront
  • Proficiency with AWS services - EC2, S3, RDS, Lambda, ElastiCache, SQS, CloudFront
  • Experience designing and implementing microservices
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Oath/Oath2 and general integration patterns
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Transforming incoming data and outputting data in different formats
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Interest in Machine Learning a plus
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship for employment visa status

Personal Attributes and Other Requirements

  • Self-starter, can learn on the fly
  • Ability to organize work with little day-­to-­day direction
  • Track record of flexibility in response to changing circumstances
  • Deep interest in personal health, wellness, and fitness
  • A can­-do, roll­-up-­your-­sleeves attitude
  • Passion for your work and a sense of humor

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Please send your application to: work@sixcycle.com

Hires remotely in
North America
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
2+ years
Hiring contact

Matt Richards

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Sixcycle at a glance

The world’s most advanced training platform

Sixcycle focuses on Fitness, Training, Mobile Health, and Digital Health. Their company has offices in New York City. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://sixcycle.com

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