Job Detail

Lead Backend Engineer(Remote)

  • Medium Level
  • Type Fixed
  • Duration: More than 06 months

Project Detail

Fully-Remote (Work from Home), 9 AM - 5 PM EST

Key Responsibilities:

  • Backend Services Development: Design, plan, and implement robust backend services that enhance the functionality and scalability of the SaaS platform.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor backend engineers, fostering an environment of growth, innovation, and excellence.
  • Architecture Strategy: Contribute to the strategic development of the platform’s backend architecture, ensuring it meets the evolving needs of the business and its customers.
  • Feature Contribution: Work closely with the product and engineering teams to develop and deploy key features that enhance user experience and operational efficiency.


  • Proven Backend Expertise: 7+ years of experience in designing and implementing scalable Django backends, with a solid understanding of relational databases and GraphQL APIs.
  • System Ownership: Demonstrated experience in end-to-end system ownership, including deployments, incident response, and system reliability and performance monitoring.
  • Analytical Problem Solver: Strong analytical skills with a methodical approach to understanding business contexts, requirements, and system architectures before coding.
  • Communicative Leader: Exceptional English fluency and the ability to lead teams effectively, ensuring clear communication, eliminating ambiguities, and fostering a collaborative work environment.

Bonus (nice To Have But Not Required)

  • Experience with React + Typescript
  • Experience with Hasura
  • Experience with Vercel
  • Experience with

What Success Looks Like:

  • Effective Team Leadership: Within three months, you've become a pivotal force in backend architecture, leading your team to successfully implement critical features that enhance platform performance and user experience.
  • Process Optimization: You've introduced efficient processes and best practices in software development, significantly improving the team's productivity and the software's quality.
  • Engineering Excellence: By six months, your expertise has contributed to refining the platform's backend architecture, resulting in an enhanced feature set, scalability, and system reliability, aiding in the rapid growth of the platform.
  • Strategic Contributions: You've played a key role in shaping the engineering team's culture and processes, ensuring a balance between speed and quality, and helping onboard new engineers effectively.

Client’s Stack

  • Frontend: React + Typescript + Next.js
  • API: REST + GraphQL + Hasura
  • Backend: Python + Django
  • Data layer: PostgreSQL
  • Hosting, and testing environments: Vercel +
  • Deployments: Github Actions
  • Version Control: Git + GitHub

How to apply

Interested?? Visit Lead Backend Engineer

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