Lead/Senior Back-end Engineer (Python, B2C Product)
Arkgo Ventures is a well funded startup studio with offices in London and St Peterburg. We are revolutionising the recruitment industry – we are building a career development platform, a place for students and young professionals to find great careers and grow. We are combining a social platform with AI and psychology to deliver unprecedented quality candidate-job match. Focus: UK & EU markets, graduate recruitment.
Want to help millions of young people to choose the right careers and fulfil themselves? Want to design and build a product from ground up? Want to be part of a dynamic international team, define the culture and shape the strategy? Learn fast and get things done quickly? Then we want to talk to you.
- Exceptional engineer with a true passion for building great products. Self-starter who thrives in an unstructured environment, grasps problems on the fly and generate solutions. Doer;
- Solid foundations in Computer Science. Able to architect and structure projects, manage the development process from design through to deployment, maintenance and performance optimisation;
- 5+ years experience developing, testing and deploying production grade software;
- Expert in Python, Django and/or other frameworks;
- Knowledge of PostgreSQL (or similar);
- Experience with Git.
Good to have
- Experience with AWS, server configuration management tools;
- Knowledge of RESTful API standards and best practices including things beyond RESTful world (Websockets, HTTP/2, GraphQL);
- Live and breathe clean, maintainable code. Advocate of Agile and TDD.
You will co-own the product development from design, implementation, to release. Hands on deliver performant, reliable, scalable, and secure code. You will become a part of a very strong international team & work shoulder to shoulder with our St Peterburg based CTO. You will do a lot, learn a lot and grow fast.
Our stack: React/Redux, Django, Python. The tools we use: Gitlab, AWS, Docker, Taiga, Slack, Zoom. We are totally agile: 2w sprints, daily standups.
We offer a competitive salary & performance bonuses. Work either in our office in St Petersburg or remote. Regular team off-sites in London, San Francisco or St Petersburg. Huge potential for growth. Product focused development in a fast paced small team.
We are continuously recruiting for this position so please get in touch if you are a great fit.