Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Node.js)

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Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Node.js)
Wristcheck
Software Engineer
Central and Western, Hong Kong
7 days ago
Full Time
Hybrid
Retail
Job Description
117 days ago

About Wristcheck

Wristcheck is a pioneering watch platform built on transparency and trust. We combine offline retail with cutting-edge tech and innovation to revolutionise the way people buy, sell, and learn about watches. 

Launched in Hong Kong in 2020, we aspire to become the premier destination for watch commerce and culture. Our marketplace connects a worldwide community of collectors, whilst our editorial content shines light on everything you need to know about horology. Wherever you are in your collecting journey, we want to empower you to keep growing!

Wristcheck is backed by Gobi Partners GBA, a pan-Asian VC firm that manages the Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund (AEF), with participation from K3 Ventures.

About the Role

As the Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Node.js) for Wristcheck you’ll be working cross-functionally with our Tech team to build, develop, test and debug responsive web and mobile applications for our e-commerce marketplace (C2B2C and B2B) platform. From launching innovative solutions, driving efficiency through automation, and ensuring a secure and robust system, your work will form the backbone of our vision to revolutionize the watch industry. You’ll work in a fast growing, dynamic and international team. This role is based in Hong Kong and we accept international applications for those willing to relocate or work remotely.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop secure and scalable backend systems that deliver robust and lightning-fast endpoints

  • Coordinate and communicate seamlessly with multiple stakeholders (Product Managers, Designers, Front End Developers) to understand how to interface backend development with the rest of our ecosystem

  • Working with CI/CD with github actions, Terraform and AWS

  • Mentor and review pull requests from junior engineers

  • Develop our core backend system and make decisions on application architecture.

What you’ll bring:

  • Degree holder in Computer Science or related technical discipline 

  • 4 - 8 years of experience in backend development using Node.js, Typescript (Express, Nestjs)

  • Golang, Rust experience is a plus but not required

  • Exceptional experience with relational databases (MySQL, Postgres) and ORM framework such as TypeORM, Prisma

  • Experience with gRPC, Event Sourcing is greatly desired.

  • Experience with OpenAPI is a plus but not required

  • Experience in deploying and managing application servers on AWS

  • Familiarity with Git and version control

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English is preferred but not required

  • Understanding and appreciation of watches is a plus but not a requirement - we’ll teach you everything you need to know

What we offer:

  • Ownership and responsibility from day one - have a real impact on the company's growth 

  • An open minded, transparent and people-first culture

  • A true idea meritocracy where the best ideas win, regardless of who or where they come from 

  • Work with people who are passionate and love what they do everyday

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