Lead Backend Developer

Who we are: 
Kickstarted in late 2019, YooniK is creating privacy-first face authentication services that can be used everywhere. By creating a YooniK ID™ during a single and simple registration process, people can easily and securely interact with any IoT device, Mobile or Web Apps. Whether you want to seamlessly check into a hotel room or access the buffet breakfast lounge, pay for goods with a loyalty card, or enter your rental car: just face the camera and go! You no longer need to carry loyalty, access or credit cards, train tickets or even a passport. 
Your mission as a Lead Backend Developer is to produce high-quality software, with the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications 
What you will be doing: 
  • Working with top-notch multi-disciplinary software development team 
  • Develop application programming interfaces (APIs) backend services communication and customer integrations 
  • Produce high-quality software, with the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications 
  • Help maintaining and improve code quality, organization, and automation 
  • Work in all phases of the development cycle: concept to implementation 
  • Research and suggest new products, applications and protocols 
  • Work directly with the VP of Engineering & CTO in designing APIs and backend services 
  • Autonomy in the day-to-day activities and implementation decisions of the backend services apps 
  • Work within the backend team to design the best communication flow between server side and apps 
Our ideal candidate has/is: 
  • 4+ years experience implementing backend services 
  • Degree in Informatics, Software Engineering or Electrical and Computer Engineering 
  • Proeficient in Python  
  • Experience with OOP  
  • Proeficient with cloud development (AWS, Azure, GCP)  
  • Proeficient with database technology (MongoDB, DynamoDB, PostgresSQL) 
  • Proeficient with Docker and Kubernetes 
  • Understanding development of new lifecycles with emphasis on software quality processes 
  • Familiarity with Agile software development and Gitflow 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Critical thinking and good problem-solving skills 
  • Pragmatic with a "get it done" mindset 
  • Ability to build and lead a team of backend developers to support the company growth 
Nice to have: 
  • Experience developing scalable computer vision and machine learning services 
  • Experience with RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, Kibana 
  • Experience with wireless technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 
Our offer: 
  • Good compensation package based on experience 
  • Possibility to participate in our Stock Options plan 
  • The opportunity to work in a highly experienced team developing the next generation of face authentication services 
  • Fast career progression at a rising star deep-tech startup company where you can add real value to our innovative solutions and where your opinion will be heard