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Back-end engineer 

Location : Nicosia, Cyprus

Description

Are you excited by the opportunity of being part of one of the most innovative and successful start-ups?  Are you passionate about learning new technologies and apply them?

Locum’s Nest, a health-tech social impact company, is looking to hire a highly skilled Backend Developer, based in our Cyprus offices, to take the lead on important projects. Locum’s Nest operates a London-based product suite which includes mobile and web applications.

The ideal applicant needs to have a strong background in software engineering best practises.

S/he thrives on new challenges, demonstrates excellent judgment in prioritizing tasks and is a multi-tasker who passionately wants to contribute to the design and development of an integrated solution.

 

Role

  • Responsible for the server-side application logic and the integration with the front side of the application

  • Design and develop the web services and APIs used by the front-end and mobile applications

  • Definition and maintenance of the central database ensuring high performance and responsiveness of APIs requests

  • Respond to service disruptions while maintaining an aggressive uptime SLA

  • Collaborate with the Software Engineering team for new release planning

  • Contribute to architecture and technical design of the back-end and of the ecosystem as a whole

  • Automated unit and integration testing

  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of technical documentation

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, QA, non-production and production environments

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor or Masters in Computer Science or related technical field

  • 3+ years of Software Engineering

  • Strong understanding and proven experience with API design and implementation (Restful APIs)

  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies such as:

    • HTML

    • CSS

    • JavaScript

    • JQuery

  • Database design, implementation and support of any of the following RDBMs (Postgresql, Mysql, MS SQL)

  • Proficient knowledge of back-end programming language (Python, Node.js, Java, .NET, PHP, JavaScript)

  • Implementing automated testing and unit tests

  • Experience with different types of authentication and authorization (OAuth2.0, JWT)

  • Git, Docker and VM

  • Ability to work in an agile and fast paced changing environment

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills in fluent English

 

The following will be considered a plus

  • Experience and knowledge in AWS cloud computing

  • Experience with SOA architectures and micro-services

  • Interest in Machine Learning

 

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation salary

  • Working in an exciting, friendly and challenging environment driven by passion and excellence

  • Opportunity to be part of a strong dynamic team with passion in continuous learning

  • Be an integral part of an innovative platform aiming to disrupt the HealthTech industry

     

    E-mail us with your CV:

    hello@locumsnest.co.uk