Staff Backend Engineer

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The role
We are after a Staff Backend Engineer who can level up our backend engineering practices. Your time will be spent between hands-on coding, architecting solutions and mentoring a small team of engineers. You'll also collaborate closely Product and Design teams on the feasibility and architectural
requirements for early design concepts.
About you
You are an experienced backend engineer who knows how to build scalable applications using Node.js. You value clean, reusable, maintainable code and follow best practices. You'll also have a solid understanding of SOA design principles, integration patterns, and best practices including messaging systems.

The offer

  • An attractive salary + equity to reflect your seniority
  • Your manager is technical who values building products the right way
  • Amazing company benefits such as phone allowance, wellbeing allowance, birthday leave and many more
  • Hybrid work arrangement - office in Sydney CBD + work from home 
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I'm a technical recruiter who comes from a technical background. If you’re a developer, I’d love to hear from you, even if you’re not sure if this role is quite right. Most of our jobs at Lookahead aren’t advertised so we may have another role that’s a fit.

Sarah Jacob |

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