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Backend Engineer - Valencia

Stryber AG

Stryber AG

Software Engineering
Valencia, Spain
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2023

We are Stryber - the leading independent corporate venture and venture studio builder in Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific 🚀

We build ventures and venture studios for renowned corporations and investment funds, helping them deliver substantial growth and drive shareholder value. Our team consists of 100+ exceptional venture builders from 30+ countries collaborating from Abu Dhabi, Singapore, London, Zurich, Munich, Kyiv and Valencia. We want to create impact and co-create startups from 0 to 1.

Over the last 6 years, we have developed a strategic, data-driven approach and a solid framework to build portfolios of businesses - optimised for speed and confidence level. This secret sauce makes us stand out from the competition. Now we have a variety of venture projects lined up in verticals such as Digital Assets, Sustainability, FinTech, ConsumerTech, HealthTech, EntertainmentTech, etc. Come and build the next unicorn with us 🦄.

To find out more about us, please visit our website at www.stryber.com.

As a Senior Backend Engineer you will help us build new digital ventures from scratch that people love and use.

Your tasks & responsibilities:

  • Your primary focus will be the design and development of server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the databases, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front­end
  • Integration ​​with various external APIs and efficient handling of data (e.g. asynchronous processes, caching, error handling, batch processing, secure transmissions)
  • Actively help to improve code quality, application speed and scalability architecture and automatization across all projects
  • Design packages and components to be reused across projects
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders, such as our Frontend & Backend Engineers, DevOps Engineers and Product Managers to design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code across all of our projects
  • Help us further improve our Software Engineering practices and tooling, and automate reasonably many things to make us more efficient
  • Coach other Backend Engineers
  • Refine technical standards and propagate them into the software engineering teams

About you:

  • Fluent English communication skills, both written and verbal, are required
  • 6+ years of experience with constructing modern, complex NodeJS backend solutions
  • Experience with at least one more robust, mature programming language (e.g., Java, C++, C# or similar)
  • Solid familiarity with Node.js frameworks (such as Express.js, Hapi.js, NestJS, etc.)
  • Understanding single-threaded behavior in Node.js
  • Basic understanding of the prevalent Node.js or web server exploits and their remedies
  • Experience with observability in production environments (logging, monitoring, alerting)
  • Familiarity with SQL/NoSQL databases and their declarative query languages
  • Knowledge of fundamental programming principles such as OOP, MVC, Mocking, ORM, continuous integration, microservices, and RESTful
  • Strong test-driven approach to guarantee top-tier software quality. Experience implementing testing (Jest, Mocha is a plus)
  • Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Experience with integrating 3rd-party services like Stripe or SES.
  • Experience with Docker-based development workflows
  • Profound understanding of tools like GitHub and JIRA

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with Cloud Functions / Serverless architectures and popular cloud platforms like AWS or OracleCloud
  • Experience working outside of the traditional boundaries of a backend engineering role and find ideal solutions for IT operations / DevOps, speed of delivery and security
  • Contributed to open source projects
  • Experience with Embedded Systems Engineering
  • Hands-on experience with Kubernetes

What you can expect

  • Responsibility from day one, including space for your own ideas and initiatives within Stryber
  • Mentorship, guidance and individual career-development
  • Work with renowned clients globally, such as in the Middle East, Europe, or South East Asia
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Truly entrepreneurial culture

Start Date: ASAP