Full Stack Software Engineer

Backstreet Inc

Backstreet Academy is an award-winning technology social enterprise building a peer-to-peer impact travel platform. Our mission is to alleviate poverty through impact travel. (www.backstreetacademy.com) Our unique differentiating factor is our ability to connect the unconnected at the Bottom of the Pyramid via our local call/SMS technology allowing people to host unique experiences with tourists even if they can’t speak english…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 2 openings
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5 year
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    Job Category Software & Web Development
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Feb 19, 2021

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding Lead Software Engineer to be responsible for the coding, design, performance, scaling and reliability of our flagship application with a strong focus on being able to seamlessly execute and manage frontend and backend requirements as necessary. You should have considerable experience building robust high performing platforms and systems. You must also be comfortable working closely together with not just the tech team but with cross departmental teams where you will work alongside the company management, digital marketers, data scientists in solving and executing company wide goals. Speed and agility are core to the success of a start-up that is poised for growth over the coming years and thus you will be responsible for maintaining an agile development strategy and environment within the team, lead them and positioning yourself for future leadership roles as the team grows in size over the upcoming months and years.

We work in a fast-paced environment buzzing with exceptional talent and endless creativity. We’re trying to create a truly magical experience for our users and we’re looking for some curious, innovative and open minds to grow with us. If a spirited, fair and transparent work space is what you’re looking for, here’s your opportunity to be part of the Backstreet crew, and contribute in building an exciting future for Nepal.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Essential
    • 3 Years of proven hardcore development experience with more than one programming language
    • Evidence of having developed web applications in PHP or other languages
    • Evidence of having an understanding of the following: JavaScript, JQuery, MySQL, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, E-Commerce, cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), responsive design, API
    • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
    • Deep expertise and understanding of core front-end technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS & more than one frontend framework)
    • Experience with data-driven product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc
    • Good understanding of distributed systems, data stores, data modeling, indexing and associated trade-offs
    • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code
    • Knowledge of version control systems
    • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
    • Self-starter, self-motivated, collaborative, with a “can-do” attitude
  • Preferred
    • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of  timelines and budgets with business acumen
    • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
    • Actively Seek New Programming Knowledge
    • Experience working on products that impact large numbers of customers is a plus

How to Apply

How to apply: Please send your Resume and link to portfolio to gurungakash70@gmail.com. Feel free to submit anything else that you think would help your application to the same email.