Senior Backend Engineer

  • Digital Influx
  • London, UK
  • 08/11/2019
Full time Consulting Design IT Other

Job Description

Senior Backend Engineer


Social Media

£60K - £80K


Our client is a global social media app operating in 210 countries, the location-based app shows users the most relevant people near them based on a "sophisticated algorithm" which considers several different factors based on the information they provide in their profiles. Due to its massive growth in the short space of 2 years, this client has just $7 Million funding and is looking to grow their team exponentially.



Key Roles and Responsibilities:


  • 3+ years tackling hard backend problems
  • Experience building RESTful APIs
  • Experience with microservices and distributed systems
  • Understanding of SOLID principles and meticulous code quality
  • Writes efficient MySQL/MariaDB queries & statements
  • Working knowledge of agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Used to developing complex services from requirements to shipping
  • Proficient in PHP and or Node
  • Seasoned relational & document database knowledge
  • Enjoys writing and testing clean code
  • Bags of common sense with the raw ability and energy to make things happen, a real entrepreneurial spirit
  • Willing to learn new skills and really get stuck in


If you feel you have the skills and experience needed for this amazing opportunity or would like to find out more, please press apply now. Alternatively, please send your most up to date CV/portfolio to


£60,000 - £80,000

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