Backend Engineer - Automation

  • Job Reference: 473423217-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Nate
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The world's only universal shopping app. nate is a venture-backed, intelligent automation, social shopping and payments startup, with offices in New York and London. nate just closed it's series A round, raising 38MM from Renegade, Forerunner Ventures, Coatue and Canaan, among others.
nate was created based on the principle of "humans inspire, machines execute". It guides our team to create a product and company that is truly consumer and privacy first, and that will play a part in online shopping solutions from moment of inspiration to purchase.
The nate team is a special one. Check out nate.tech/join to take a closer peak at our principles and company experience. You can expect a culture that is very dynamic, open, and a team that is highly passionate about what we do. Sounds like something you'd fit in with? Apply.
About the role:
As we grow and scale as a company, we are looking for a Backend engineer passionate about understanding and building systems that can neatly interact with the web.
You will have experience in building backend services and API that interact with large pools of data whilst delivering high availability and performance and want to apply that knowledge to help nate in its mission to automate ecommerce purchases at scale.
It means working with a team of motivated individuals who are as passionate about the future of commerce and artificial intelligence as we are. And it also means being an equity-holder, a doer, a risk-taker, a leader and an example to others.
What you will be doing:
  • Building and maintaining systems that interact with our product catalog
  • Maintaining and expanding storage services for products, purchases and training data
  • Writing, testing and deploying APIs and other backend services
  • Working with other teams across the business to integrate services with their systems
  • Solving challenges around data collection and execution of automated purchases
  • Investigating the challenges of scaling and optimising purchase automation services
  • Collaborating and aligning with Product
About You:
  • Good experience with Python and frameworks like Django, FastAPI and Flask
  • Exposure to or interest in learning Kubernetes and AWS cloud infrastructure (and/or Azure or GCP)
  • Experience with unit and integration tests
  • Knowledge or exposure with complex multi-service integration testing to support QA
  • Exposure to API performance and optimisation
  • Interest in developing your Software Development, Design and Architecture knowledge
  • Creativity in problem solving, algorithmic thinking and ability to take initiative
If you don't meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We're always keen to speak to people who connect with our principles.
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  • Absolute work title freedom
  • Personal growth Fridays
  • Massage therapy sessions
  • Group guided meditations
  • Team building trips
  • Global AI events and conferences
  • Coffee, tea, fruit and snacks
  • Unlimited vacation days
  • Competitive compensation
  • Recruiter Screen
  • Phone Screen
  • Challenge
  • Interview
  • Culture Interview
  • Offer
Python, Django, Flask, Kubernetes, AWSPython, Django, Flask, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, GCP, Unit Testing, Integration Testing, APIs