Backend Engineer


🚚 📦 The leading global shipping platform for crowdfunding and eCommerce, powering makers worldwide #ecommerce #shipping

Job Purpose: 

The Backend Engineer will build and maintain the back-end of our web applications, which includes scaling up our RESTful API, optimizing the response time of the API and the proprietary algorithm, and creating a new product that will integrate with the existing platform. Our tech stack is Ruby on Rails, Elixir / Phoenix, PostgreSQL, Redis / Sidekiq, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, Git / Github, Docker / K8s / GCP.

What you’ll do:

The Backend Engineer remote role has the following responsibilities:

  • Participate in the entire product life cycle
  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications
  • Drive the development of a new product internally
  • Provide training and support to internal teams
  • Work closely with our CTO and product team to establish priorities and manage our technical road-map
  • Help to mentor junior developers
  • Bring new development ideas to benefit the business and grow your skills

Who you are:

  • Strong software development experience, incl. 2+ years of strong experience with Ruby on Rails and SQL databases
  • Strong experience building highly scalable systems
  • Ability to hold the team to high standards for security and data privacy practices
  • Familiar with Git and Git flow; familiar with modern project management tools
  • Write high-standard, beautiful, maintainable and reusable code
  • A background working in product teams at startups

What you’ll get:

  • Competitive Equity Package: Earn more than just a competitive salary. Receive equity shares to gain wealth as the company grows.
  • Gym & Wellness Reimbursement: Training for a big race? Don’t sweat it. We offer gym reimbursement for all employees.
  • Generous Vacation Policy: We think time off is essential… and we encourage it!
  • Duvet Day: Perfect for those cold winter days, when you don’t want to escape the warmth of your bed!
  • Mental Health Day: You deserve a day off! A chance to recharge and enjoy ‘Me Time’
  • 4 weeks of ‘Work from Anywhere’: Whether you’re working from the beautiful beaches in the Bahamas or by the fireplace on your ski trip in Switzerland – just make sure to send us a picture!
  • Professional Development: We’re here to help you hit your career goals to help get you where you want to be.
  • Company-issued laptop: Who wants to work from their laptop? Let’s keep work and personal life separate!
  • Unlimited Coffee, Drinks & Healthy Snacks: Because we love spoiling our team!
  • Flexible Working: We offer you an autonomous environment to perform at your highest level!

About Us

Easyship is revolutionizing logistics for eCommerce. With our all-in-one cloud-based shipping software, businesses of all shapes and sizes have the tools needed to scale globally. At Easyship we believe in accelerating borderless commerce. We’re proud that a diversity of small business owners, crowdfunding campaigns, and global brands trust Easyship as their gateway to the world

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