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Backend Engineer


Job Description

We are looking for an ambitious Backend Engineer with solid prior experience to join us, and help our clients navigate and make sense of highly critical information that they will have access to, in our mission of helping organisations understand how they could be hacked - in real-time.

Sounds great – what will I do?

  • You will have a leading role in designing, developing and maintaining the backend system that powers our cybersecurity platform - the platform we use to identify vulnerabilities in large enterprises
  • You will work closely with our front-end engineers to connect data pipelines to our user-facing platform and other presentation layers
  • You will tackle technology and data problems – how do we continuously improve our handling, processing, and presentation of data?
  • You will develop for scale, building scalable micro-services

Job Requirement

Sounds perfect to me, what specifics are you looking for?


  • Backend: FastAPI, Airflow
  • Database: MySQL, MongoDB
  • Message Queues: Kafka, RabbitMQ

Ideal Experience

Ideally, you should have 3 or more years of experience:

  • Designing, building and maintaining mission-critical micro-service applications
  • Handling data stored in both relational and non-relational database management systems
  • Writing clean, testable code and are familiar with different testing strategies
  • With architecture patterns such as event-sourcing and CQRS

Bonus Experience

It’ll also be awesome if you:

  • Have experience working with significant amounts of data and handling ‘big data’ for security analysis
  • Have experience in platform engineering work such as creating CI/CD pipelines and understand common deployment patterns
  • Have worked in an Agile environment with a strong DevOps culture

Our Experience

When you join us, you can expect (ok, we kinda expect this from you too):

  • A highly motivated team that obsesses over our shared mission
  • To be part of a team of outcome-focused problem-solvers
  • An environment of autonomy and creativity to support you to deliver the best work of your life
  • A culture of continuous improvement in the form of learning and growth

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