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Fueled is an award-winning technology consultancy that transforms businesses by generating ideas, building products, and accelerating growth. There are really only two things that make Fueled special: our process and our team. We’ve got the process part sorted. But we’re growing fast and we have high standards, so we’re always opportunistic when we find someone who makes the cut. We are a lean, tenacious machine powered by the sharpest, most passionate people we could find. Learn more about us: fueled.com 

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you are actively contributing to a project, developing features and solving bugs while leading engineering decisions and best practices on a project. You are responsible for mentoring the contributing engineers. You are also responsible for providing accurate estimations at both the task and project level, forecasting and mitigating risk, and partnering effectively with Product, Frontend and Design teams to ensure the delivery of effective solutions. Other responsibilities include:

  • Lead small to medium-sized projects of low to medium complexity
  • Establish System Architecture and adhere to the best practices for projects
  • Support quality control on domain work and own quality control on project work
  • Own project technical decisions, and ensure quality of project deliverables
  • Ensure client and project team satisfaction
  • Lead retros along with Project Lead, considering feedback and concerns from engineering team
  • Lead sprint planning and task estimation along with Product lead
  • Manage and/or mentor up to 1-2 junior engineers 
  • Support team growth & engagement, as well as hiring and onboarding
  • Own and manage project-specific DevOps and system integrations
  • Own test coverage policies and ensure adequate code coverage for projects
  • Lead external technical collaboration

The Ideal Candidate Has

  • 3 to 5 years of Backend engineering experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • A strong background in building & architecting Backend services
  • Hands-on coding experience and is comfortable working with Web Frameworks and APIs in NodeJS or Python. Experience with ExpressJS or Django is a plus.
  • Experience with DevOps, including knowledge of different PAAS platforms not limited to Heroku & Amazon Web Services
  • Has a deep understanding of HTTP(S), RESTful APIs and is comfortable working with GraphQL and WebSockets
  • Experience setting up and working with SQL databases
  • Has a good understanding of functional and async programming concepts.
  • Experience with Docker, Terraform & Ansible is a plus
  • Experience in scoping and estimating a given project and/or task
  • Knowledge of test driven development and modern deployment practices
  • Ability to writes code that is consistently easy to grok by those at the same level
  • Impeccable communication, both verbal and written
  • Experience working with a global or otherwise multicultural team
  • Experience working with open-source projects and communities

Perks and Benefits

  • Annual performance bonuses 
  • Unlimited vacation policy (24 days required per year)
  • 12 paid company holidays
  • 12 paid sick or personal days per year
  • Extended health, dental, and life insurance coverage
  • Yearly anniversary gifts from Fueled ($500 USD)
  • Monthly working from home budget (C$200 CAD)
  • Employee and client referral bonuses
  • Company-supplied Apple machine
  • Quarterly team meals and activities
  • Departmental Learning & Development budgets
  • Happy hours, trivia nights, board game nights, and more

Fueled is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Fueled for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, who you love, how you worship, or what your favorite mobile operating system is. We build products for everyone, and our team should reflect that. Bring us your unique experience, perspective, and background!

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