Internship

Software Engineer, Backend

Datakite Inc (dba Dropbase)


  Posted: April 27, 2021

  Location: Work Remotely, Ontario

  Internship Program: Digital Tech

  Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

  Hours per Week: 40

  Start Date: June 1, 2021

  End Date: December 31, 2021

Job Description

As a Backend Engineer, you will work with the founders, alongside full-stack and frontend engineers. You will develop highly-scalable and secure backend and infrastructure to allow Dropbase to handle a large number of user and data.

Besides working on the codebase and infrastructure, you will play a key role in product direction and setting up the right processes to help the product scale.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Backend application development (Python, Serverless)
- Build features, design and implement APIs
- Planning, scaling, and deploying software on AWS and related cloud infrastructure
- Database development and administration
- Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve codebase

Knowledge and Skills

Minimum qualifications
- You write clean, testable and maintainable code
- Proficient with Python
- Experience with relational databases
- Experience with AWS/GCP/Azure
- Experience designing REST APIs
- Experience designing scalable systems
- Experience with Docker
- Ability to readily and quickly learn most technologies on-the-go
- Ability to thrive in an fast-paced environment with a high degree of autonomy
- Verbal and written English fluency

Preferred qualifications
- Experience using Pandas, Numpy and Jupyter Notebook (or Colab)
- Experience with distributed systems, Kubernetes
- Experience with CloudFormation or Terraform
- Experience with GraphQL, gRPC
- Experience with WebAssembly
- Experience with Go, Rust

Education Required

BSc/BEng in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to alicia@dropbase.io.

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