Carousell is one of the world's largest and fastest growing mobile classifieds apps. Since our launch in May 2012, we've expanded into 19 major cities with over 158 million listings. As a team of passionate individuals working together to solve meaningful problems, we want to build products that make selling as easy as taking a photo and buying as simple as chatting to inspire every person in the world to start selling and buying so we can share possibilities.
Here at Carousell, our engineering team works on a myriad of problem domains. You get to work on building the simplest buying and selling experience on our mobile applications, dive deep into our database systems that powers the business, or even work on tools to empower the rest of the teams in Carousell. Every month, we organize an engineering day with different topics, ranging from product hackdays to a Golang workshop by the engineering team members to keep our minds sharp.
We are now looking for Principal Backend Engineers to join our Engineering Team based in Taiwan.
- Design and build scalable REST APIs for the Carousell marketplace platform.
- Work with the Android, iOS, web, product and design teams to build innovative, robust, and easy-to-use features for our users.
- Work with infrastructure team on performance profiling and optimisation.
- Write clean, testable code with unit tests.
- Participate in code reviews to maintain a high-quality code culture.
- Strong experience in building scalable architectures. Experience with microservices and exposure to highly available web scale systems is a must.
- Knowledge of modern tech stacks. Strong fundamentals of transaction processing systems).
- Strong, hands on programming skills: either in Go or Java. Abstraction, dependency inversion, design patterns, SOLID principles, TDD etc.
- Knowledge of cloud architectures. Should be well versed with basic operational aspects like debugging, performance troubleshooting, incident management etc.
- Strong general Computer engineering fundamentals (OS, networking basics). Hobbies should include optimizing performance of a piece of code :)
- Demonstrated ability to work smoothly in teams and with equally strong peers.
- Working experience in agile teams.
- Ability and willingness to handle multiple projects at a time.
- Good communication: both verbal and written.
- At least 8 years of experience as a software engineer in various capacities. At least 2 years experience in designing and architecting systems.
- Bonus if possess experience in Payment and Shipment