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Specialist Backend Developer


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Authority ranks education by what matters most. We're a group of rouge specialists that have fled the corporate world to unite in liberating truth from the stranglehold of big tech.

We're data engineers, data scientists, software engineers, designers and analysts. Data is all we do.

If you're driven to transform ideas from paper to reality, passionate about bleeding edge tech, and inspired to solve some of the worlds most exceptional challenges alongside a brilliant people, Authority may be just for you.

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  • 12+ years of experience of professional software development experience
  • Profound proficiency in Java, C# or Node.js
  • Deep understanding of Object Oriented Programming
  • Extensive experience in Spring, .Net, Nest.js
  • Serverless workload experience
  • Track record of designing and deploying REST APIs
  • Extensive exposure to tuning performance and scaling applications
  • Test deployment at unit and integration level
  • Monitor applications in production and in staging, troubleshooting immediately
  • Strong experience in various database engines (relational + non-relational)
  • Tech leader and squad leader experience is a must
  • Cloud-native experience with distributed systems

What You'll Do

  • Solve exceptional challenges with brilliant people
  • Touch various industries from edtech to fintech
  • Move ideas from paper to reality
  • Architect and implement custom software solutions
  • Coding approximately 80% of the time creating MVPs and proof of concepts
  • Building REST APIs for various applications
  • Migrating legacy applications into innovative microservice architectures
  • Implement best practices of continuous integration and deployment
  • Build scalable asynchronous and synchronous systems
  • Environment allowing for boundaries to constantly be tested
  • Agile methodology is fundamental
  • Role level is flexible, depending on experience the hire could be junior or specialist level

Perks & Benefits

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