Backend Developer

  • Company: AKTEK LABS SL
  • Job Location: Barcelona - Spain
  • Date: November 20, 2017 01:00
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: junior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology

Job summary

Make a difference on international development and security projects around the globe. Join our software engineering team in Barcelona and work on state-of-the-art information gathering, analysis and communication tools tailored to organizations operating in fragile environments.

Job description

  • Be part of a team of software developers building industry leading, robust and innovative software solutions that are targeted at fragile environments (counter-extremism, counter-propaganda, anti-piracy, border security, humanitarian aid impact monitoring, political economy mapping, etc).
  • Utilise the department's development infrastructure, development processes and software programming techniques and provide feedback as appropriate.
  • Contribute to building a productive, pleasant working environment using the senior team members as role models.
  • Position reports to the Lead Engineer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Documentation of the flagship FUSION engine.
  • Development of new software tools as required by clients around the world.
  • Refinement and development of new features for our existing solutions.
  • Assist in the estimation of tasks, identify possible obstacles and propose appropriate solutions.
  • Follow company data protection and cyber security guidelines in all stages of work.
  • Liaise with Business Development and Data Science department and provide support as required.
  • Provide 8 hours of daily work and make sure all company deadlines are met.

Job qualifications

  • 2+ years of Backend Software engineering experience as part of a versatile team
  • Proficient understanding of Node.JS
  • Proficient understanding of Non-SQL Databases, including MongoDB and Neo4J.
  • Good understanding of SQL Databases including PostgreSQL
  • Bonus: past experience with Ruby on Rails, previous start-up experience, languages (Arabic, Spanish, French, etc.)