Backend Engineer

Fueled   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Electronics


Less than 5 years

Posted 268 days ago

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What We're Up To

Fueled is a product-driven venture-development firm that works with a range of startups and big brands to create compelling, successful, award-winning apps and websites. Our mission is to help entrepreneurs, whether solo or part of a thousand-person company, build and scale their business. We help people perfect and realize their visions for digital products. Other mercenary developers just churn out what a client asks for, while we strive to truly understand the problems our clients are aiming to solve and stop at nothing to build solid products that present the optimal solution. We are a lean, tenacious machine powered by 85 of the sharpest, most passionate people we could find.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working with the project team to define new products, confirming technical feasibility of the proposed solutions
  • Supporting the project team in organizing timelines and estimates for each product
  • Assessing projects from a technological viewpoint throughout the design and development phase
  • Working with the client and project team to create the overall solution requirements and ensure that the solution design incorporates both Fueled’s and the client’s vision
  • Supporting an international backend team with running standardized deployments for applications
  • Being able to troubleshoot for optimal site reliability
  • Working with Python in the Django framework
  • Supporting (and sometimes leading) the development of Restful APIs, backends, and web applications that are used by mobile apps
  • Making decisions on the technologies being used that support the development of apps that embody Fueled’s commitment to building excellent products
  • Being part of a team of highly skilled people and standing out as a mentor to your fellow team members

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has 3+ years of professional experience working with Python, Django and Web Development
  • Has experience in working in an Agile development environment
  • Has experience in estimating tasks for development sprints
  • Has experience in common public API services, how to navigate through documentation and be completely sure
  • Has experience with AWS, including EC2, ELB, RDS, MySQL, and auto-scaling
  • Has experience working with Stripe for payment processing, Django Rest Framework for building restful APIs, and Github
  • Is an excellent written and verbal communicator

Perks and Benefits

  • Flexible vacation policy, including 9 paid company holidays
  • Access to Fueled’s insurance plans (healthcare, dental, and more) - effective on the first of the month after your start date 
  • Access to Fueled’s 401k plan from day one, with tiered matching after 6 months of employment
  • Opportunity to enroll in a Flexible Spending Account
  • Ability to purchase train/metrocard and other qualifying transportation costs pre-tax
  • Annual performance bonuses
  • Biweekly team lunches, quarterly team dinners, company outings, happy hours, and more
  • Capital Award in Fueled Ventures equity plan based on employee rank and tenure
  • Work in the best collective space in SoHo, conveniently located by the N, Q, R, B, D, F, M, and 6 lines.