Full Time

Backend Developer

Remote, anywhere in Latin America
Job | Posted on 09/08/2021

Job Description

Remote, anywhere in Latin America

At Blue Coding we specialize in hiring amazing developers. Through our work we help companies both large and small build great development teams and develop great products. Our team of over 30 is distributed in more than 10 countries across the Americas. Our clients include online retailers, digital agencies, SaaS companies, and software consultancies.

In this opportunity we are looking for an experienced Backend Developer to work with one of our American clients and help them drive new product and feature development. We're seeking someone who can resolve problems swiftly, is a team player, is self-driven, and speaks English fluently. Our client is a small mission-driven startup with financial backing from leading investors who share their vision. They are ramping up to respond to high demand from stakeholders across the education marketplace. They work with educators, schools, and publishers to bring new, innovative capabilities and workflows over digital content. This is a passionate team looking to make the internet more accessible to all and believes in the power of open source development.

If you are a creative, capable, and collaborative team member, this is a great fit for you! Our jobs are fully remote and flexible – as long as you have the skills and can get the work done well, you can work anywhere (and anytime) you want.

Responsibilities

  • You will help build systems and APIs to support annotation of web pages and other media. 
  • You will focus on solving for user needs by contributing to backend systems and services.

Soft Skills

  • Super excited about working on open source projects
  • Very personable and social
  • Love learning new things
  • Unafraid to ask questions 
  • Committed to improving both as a technologist and a human being.
  • Tenacious, self-directed, and highly motivated
  • Enjoys helping others around you grow as developers and be successful
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Approaches work with a mindset that allows for growth and change.
  • Loves problem solving
  • Values simplicity over complexity
  • Experience with remote work and understands the importance of good time management, self-motivation, and self-discipline as a remote worker.

Requirements

  • Proficiency with dynamic languages like Python
  • Experience with AWS, Docker, Terraform
  • Proficiency with building and designing RESTful APIs
  • Solid understanding of HTML / CSS / JavaScript-based presentation layer
  • Familiarity with architectural patterns and tools used to build modern web applications
  • Experience profiling and debugging web applications
  • Experience working with developers of open source projects to resolve bugs or make improvements
  • Experience with the integration of data storage solutions using databases such as Postgres
  • Must have worked with continuous integration and deployment systems, and have ideas about how to build and improve them

Benefits

  • Salary in USD
  • Direct placement – work directly as part of our client's team
  • 4-6 weeks PTO, including vacations, holidays, and sick days
  • Health insurance subsidy
  • 100% remote
  • Long-term; full-time
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