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    Senior Back-End Engineer New
    Remote, Worldwide

    Job Title

    Senior Back-End Engineer

    Job Description

    Required Skills:

    • Proficiency in writing optimized and clean Python code, with a strong understanding of Python libraries and frameworks like Flask and FastAPI with at least 8 years of experience
    • Strong knowledge of PostgreSQL, including schema design, performance tuning, and advanced query optimization. Experience with other databases is a plus.
    • Demonstrable experience in developing and maintaining RESTful APIs, understanding of the principles of API design, and best practices.
    • Familiarity with web services and third-party integrations using various protocols (SOAP, REST).
    • Proficient in using version control systems, especially Git, and familiar with branching and merging strategies.
    • Experience in designing scalable architectures and optimizing applications for performance, particularly in high-volume data environments.
    • Proficiency in unit and integration testing, ensuring the robustness and reliability of backend services.
    • Awareness of secure coding practices, vulnerability assessment, and prevention techniques specific to web applications and databases.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, and willingness to adapt in a rapidly changing environment.
    • Writing highly performant, scalable, and efficient code in Python (Flask) with Postgres.
    • Experience in working with databases like Postgres.
    • Good knowledge of authentication using OAuth 2.
    • Experience in designing modern well-documented REST APIs (OAS) and API integration.
    • Building and shipping SaaS software.
    • Solid experience and background working with AWS services. Azure or GCP is also good.
    • Good communication skills working with email, chat, Google docs, phone, and tools such as Slack, Zoom etc.
    • Very comfortable reaching out and communicating with team members (both verbally and written) about engineering projects.
    • Identify and resolve bugs and issues across applications as they arise and self-test the fix/feature on local before sending PR as the first line of defense.
    • Ability to locate and leverage Python modules in-app or in open source.
    • Experience with automated unit testing
    • Fluency in written and verbal English
    • Ability to work North American business hours
    • Willing to pass a background check
    • Willing to pass a live coding exercise
    • Experience working remotely from home
    • Able to work ~40 hrs/week
    • Able and willing to provide references

    Preferred Skills (but not required):

    • Experience with at least one SaaS CRM system like Salesforce.com, Microsoft CRM/Dynamics, Oracle CRM On Demand, or SugarCRM and their APIs.
    • Strong proficiency in Github/Gitlab, implementing Continuous Integration and Continuous
    • Deployment (CI/CD) build systems and Test Driven Development (TDD), Pipeline in an agile workflow.
    • Knowledge of app development and javascript/typescript frameworks: Vue or Vuetify/VueTailwind.
    • Implementing Containerized deployment and container orchestration using Docker and Kubernetes (or similar alternatives).
    • Agile/Scrum development experience is a plus.
    • Previous experience working for a US-based company.


    • Telecommuting is OK
    • No Agencies Please


    Please answer the questions below on a cover letter and forward with your resume to hr@activeprime.com

    1. Please describe more about your experience with Python version 3+ and any cloud architecture-based SaaS/ CRM assignments or projects? An example of complex problem solving would be great!
    2. Tell us about a recent challenging relationship situation you experienced in a job. Please do not disclose any confidential information and explain how you handled it.
    3. Are you willing to sign our Standard Independent Contractor's Agreement and are you comfortable with a background check?
    4. Include a link to your GitHub profile and/or website.
    5. Are you an Independent freelancer? How many hrs/wk do you have available? Do you have other clients or a full time job?

    About the Company

    We are a small, rapidly growing Silicon Valley software company creating a state-of-the-art SaaS platform that provides data cleansing solutions for customer relationship management (CRM) software at massive companies. This engineer is a key member of the team designing and developing state-of-the-art applications and services by utilizing a variety of technologies. You will work both individually and as part of a team to create a seamless and easy-to-use experience for our customers while facilitating complex functionality within the application. You will be a part of a fast-paced, challenging, and exciting work environment. We are a certified Woman and Minority Owned Business.

    Contact Info

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