Noldor, a recent spinoff venture from the D. E. Shaw group, seeks a senior backend developer to manage the build-out of its enterprise SaaS data aggregation product. Noldor is a technology company that analyzes insurance risk data and enables better decision-making in insurance by facilitating improved data access between counterparties.
The senior backend developer will be responsible for architecting and building out the backend of Noldor’s core product and will maintain API documentation for Noldor’s core APIs. They’ll manage and collaborate with a team of remote engineers to build product demos for clients and work with other developers to build out APIs and customer-facing documentation.
Who we’re looking for
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required, as is at least five years of professional software development experience and at least three years of Python experience.
- Candidates should have experience building and managing web services using Linux, AWS, and Docker; working with SQL databases (preferably PostgreSQL) in a production setting; and deploying microservices using common web frameworks (Flask, Django, etc.).
- Experience designing, documenting, deploying, and maintaining RESTful APIs is required, as is knowledge of cloud security best practices and experience architecting cloud infrastructure.
- Previous experience building front-ends for web apps, working with policy administration systems at insurance companies, and working with large datasets in a production environment (particularly ETL-type processes) are all pluses, as is project management experience.