Senior Back End Engineer

Bucharest, Romania /
Romania – Engineering /
Full-time
Back End Engineer

We know that starting and growing a business is hard, so we have developed the right people and processes to mitigate some of the biggest challenges. Our incubator is a fast-track for talented people to become Founders. We validate new ideas, leverage data, distribution and IP from our partners, then build founding teams to develop 13 startups each year.

We’re looking for engineers to join us as we create a next-generation tech platform for early-stage start-ups. 

This platform will be pivotal in supporting and scaling businesses from our portfolio from conception to launch and beyond.

The launching of a Founders Factory tech-hub in Bucharest, Romania, enable us to tap into experienced technologists, engineers and growing talent in this region and we’d love you to join us!

What You Will Be Doing

Working closely with the Head of Engineering you will help build the Founders Factory tech platform which is designed to support all new Incubator companies in our London office.

You will be working and collaborating with the wider team in London consisting of design, concept and engineering.

The main focus will be on helping develop our platform but you will also have the opportunity to work ad-hoc with multiple incubation companies from our portfolio.

Ideally you will be a software engineer with a strong interest in developing backend services in Node.JS and looking to start a fresh challenge in 2019.

*Set the technical direction for our Back End technology, and then lead implementation

*Work closely with the development teams to ensure they understand and fit into the Back end technology approach

*Assist in the design and implementation of major features within our tech Platform.

*Bring features all the way through the Design, Beta, Generally Available, Maintain cycle.

*Write high quality code and not be afraid to test it

*Peer review code to make sure we are all aligned

*Collaborate closely with design, concept and product teams.

*Identify and give ideas to help engineering productivity.

*Be involved with all meetings to share ideas and challenges on best practice.

Tech Stack/Requirements

*+3 years experience with Javascript

*You are a strong programmer and know how to write quality code in Java JavaScript or Python

*Proficient in Node.JS 

*Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related disciplines.

*Curious and love problem solving

Beneficial

*A Computer Science degree or Engineering degree from a reputable university

*REST API's and software algorithms experience.

*Working with start-ups and collaborating with offshore teams

Benefits

*Competitive Base Salary
*Healthcare and pension scheme
*Company away days
*New shared working space
*New hardware and tech
*Access to Founders Factory benefits platform and network

This is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in defining the way our businesses scale - so if this sounds like something you want to be a part of, or if you want to learn more, please reach out to vik@foundersfactory.co

(Founders Factory is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated  to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce)

https://foundersfactory.co/