Backend Developer

At Forty Nine, we support high-growth startups in building their distributed tech team. By joining us, you will work with cutting-edge engineering teams in Europe (Paris, London, Berlin, Barcelona) on large-scale applications, directly from wherever you are. Once you get matched with one of our startups, you become a core team member of their distributed engineering team.

Tech stack
πŸ‘‰ Libraries : JS/Node (Express, Nest, Loopback), Python/Django, Java/Spring, Ruby on Rails, Golang.
πŸ‘‰ Trendy tools : EverythingSQL, MongoDB, APIs (REST, GraphQL), Cloud services (GCP, AWS), Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD tools (Jenkins, TravisCI, CircleCI), Git, Trello, Slack...

In order to support our growing client portfolio, we are looking for talented backend developers with a first successful professional or personal experience. As a backend developer your main role is to :

  • Analyse, design and develop features with a high level of quality
  • Maintain and enhance existing applications and integrated systems
  • Think and build upcoming features
  • Share collaboration best practices
  • Review your teammates code and provide caring feedback
  • Perform optimal tests on all application units and systems

As a backend developer you are expected to showcase :

  • Experience - You have developed one or several applications for yourself or a client that you can share with us (ideally)
  • Performance - You are not afraid of functional testing architecture, or making difficult tasks smaller and simpler
  • Craftsmanship - Your code is clean and you agree to follow best practices (testing, CI/CD, peer programming, code reviews)
  • Ownership - You are proud of your work and enthusiastic about doing it right even when no one’s checking
  • Passion - You enjoy staying on top of tech trends and hacking new things
  • User-centric - You have UX knowledge and share obsession for amazing user experience
  • Team spirit - You understand the value of knowledge sharing and collective issues resolution
  • Communication - Good written and spoken πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ English is required

What you get when joining fortynine :

  • Independence - Set your hourly rate, work remotely and make your own async schedule, take control of your work-life balance
  • Easy collaboration - We deal with all the red-tape so you don't have to (profile marketing, job matching, client contract and billing)
  • On time payments - We guarantee end-of-month payment so you never have to worry about getting paid for your work
  • Vetted clients - We assess our clients just like our developers, by making sure they have interesting coding challenges and healthy work practices
  • Tailor-made jobs - Long-term or project-based, full-time or part-time, onsite or remote... we suggest jobs tailored to your needs, not the other way around
  • Community - Get access to our global developer community on Slack and keep learning from you peers

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