Backstreet Inc

Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Backstreet Inc

Senior Software Engineer (Python)

Backstreet Academy is an award-winning technology social enterprise building a peer-to-peer impact travel platform. Our mission is to alleviate poverty through impact travel. (www.backstreetacademy.com) Our unique differentiating factor is our ability to connect the unconnected at the Bottom of the Pyramid via our local call/SMS technology allowing people to host unique experiences with tourists even if they can’t speak english or access smartphones. We offer over 1,200 unique experiences in 10 countries and 40 cities throughout Southeast Asia, India and Nepal. We have been awarded 10 Tripadvisor Certificates of Excellence as well as been featured on numerous international publications such as Forbes, National Geographic, ChannelnewsAsia, BBC Travel, Conde Nast and many more. We are also supported by Booking.com as the top startup in their sustainable Travel accelerator – The Booster Program.

Find out more about our company through:

  1. ChannelnewsAsia Documentary

  2. 3min-Documentary by Our Better World


We are headquartered in Singapore with offices in Nepal, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia.


Backstreet Academy is an award-winning technology social enterprise building a peer-to-peer impact travel platform. Our mission is to alleviate poverty through impact travel. (www.backstreetacademy.com) Our unique differentiating factor is our ability to connect the unconnected at the Bottom of the Pyramid via our local call/SMS technology allowing people to host unique experiences with tourists even if they can’t speak english or access …

Senior Software Engineer (Python)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : IT & Telecommunication > Internet/E-commerce, Mobile Apps, Programmer/ Software Engineer, Technical Lead (Software)
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Panipokhari, Kathmandu
Offered Salary : NRs. 60,000.00 - 120,000.00 Monthly
Apply Before(Deadline) : Sep. 06, 2021 23:55 (3 weeks, 1 day ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 3 years

Job Description

Who are we looking for? 

We are looking for world-class talent to join our team of engineers, product managers and designers. We want people who are passionate about creating software that makes a difference to the world. We like people who are brimming with ideas and who take initiative rather than wait to be told what to do. We prize team-first mentality, personal responsibility and tenacity to solve hard problems and meet deadlines. As part of a small and lean team, you will have a direct impact on the success of the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Full responsibility for the whole system (server, database architecture, program codes, apps dependencies, and interconnection of our systems)
  • Design, develop and maintain software that powers Samayama’s 4 sided (Rider, merchant, customer, admin) logistics operations
  • Own the architecture and implementation of major initiatives, modules and entire products
  • Work in cross functional teams with product managers & UX designers to ship software on-quality and on-time
  • Provide technical leadership and coaching to your team; conduct code and design review; drive code quality and process improvement initiatives
  • Lead your team to write code that you are proud of, with extensibility, scalability and performance in mind
  • Maintaining git versioning & server (staging & production)

Requirements (Essential)

  • Solid Computer Science fundamentals, excellent problem-solving skills
  • 3 - 4 years of server-side or full-stack development in a product company, with a proven track record of shipping successful software products3 - 4 years of server-side or full-stack development in a product company, with a proven track record of shipping successful software products
  • At least 2 years in a tech lead role, with demonstrated strengths in software architecture
  • Deep experience in most of our tech stack or similar technologies
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from a top university
  • Frontend experience in native javascript or JS frameworks such as Angular & React
  • Mobile development: Native Android/iOS
  • Backend experience in native Python or Django (REST API / Data engineering)
  • Ubuntu server, Git versioning, and Security systems (front-end, back-end, server)
  • Data architecture (Database Management)

Tech Stack: Essential

  • Backend: Node.js & Python
  • Frontend: Native Javascript & (AngularJS, ReactJS)
  • Mobile: Native Android, Flutter/React Native
  • Data storage: MySQL
  • Cloud Provider: AWS

Why join us?

Founded by two Nepalese that ran a travel-tech company with S$1 million raised with more than 100k users across eight countries and 40 cities across Southeast Asia and backed by an experienced team, Backstreet offers a unique environment to experience and grow professionally and take real ownership of what you do. If you have the chops and entrepreneurial spirit to be part of a high-potential start-up, and more importantly have a crazy passion to engineer change to create impact, reach out to us and share your story and background.

Benefits:

  • Flexible work timing
  • Workshops and Events
  • Excellent career opportunities
  • Health & Accidental insurance coverage
  • Recreational activities  
  • Paid Paternity, Maternity, Marriage, Sick and Casual Leave
  • Floating Holiday
  • Open office culture
  • Dashain 1 month bonus

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