Senior Backend Developer


Andela is the global talent marketplace connecting leading organizations with highly skilled technologists in emerging markets.

About the role

We are seeking a senior backend developer to join one of our most important clients.

This individual will be instrumental in shaping and executing our product roadmap and in charge of maintaining our existing platform. The perfect candidate will be a proactive team player, capable of working asynchronously in a distributed team, with a strong learning capacity.

We prioritize work quality over location and time, provide tangible solutions to real customer problems, and remain open to utilizing innovative tools when they’re the best fit for the task at hand.


The Senior Backend Developer role has the following responsibilities:

● Develop high-quality software design and architecture in Clojure.

● Align software solutions with business and technical strategies.

● Perform validation and verification testing.

● Leverage RabbitMQ, S3, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, etc. in various projects.

Required skills:

● At least 4 years of experience working with Clojure or other functional programming languages such as Scala, Elixir, Haskell, etc.

● Proficient with RabbitMQ, S3, PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, and related technologies.

Nice to have skills:

● Familiarity with DevOps (ECS, Kubernetes) principles and methodologies or RoR Development experience

About Andela

Andela exists to connect brilliance and opportunity. Since 2014, we have been dedicated to breaking down global barriers and accelerating the future of work for both technologists and organizations around the world. For technologists, Andela offers competitive long-term career opportunities with leading organizations, access to a global community of professionals, and educational opportunities with leading technology providers.

At Andela, we’re deeply passionate about creating long-lasting and transformative growth opportunities for all – and doing it in an E.P.I.C. way! We’re excited to continue building our remote-first team with incredible people like you. After applying for this role, you will join our Andela Community of brilliant technologists by passing a technical screening and live interview. As a community member, you’ll have access to a multitude of exclusive technologist roles. Join Andela today to access this opportunity and more in our global marketplace!

Our roles are typically filled at lightning speed, so if you’re considering applying, get your application in quickly!

Andela´s Benefits:

— 100% full-time!

— 100% long-term!

— 100% payment in USD

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