Founding Engineer (Sr. Backend Engineer)


Full time

Salary £35,000 - £60,000 (UK)

NT$1,300,000 - 2,000,000 (TW), or other locations based on the local living cost

Stock options: 0.1% - 0.3% Equity

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What you'll be doing

  • Work closely with co-founders to rapidly build and iterate a successful MVP
  • Design and impact the product direction, shape product roadmaps from idea to execution
  • Expected to play a pivotal role in growing the team and engineering culture
  • Apply the cutting-edge best practices and architecture to build our tech foundation from scratch. The topics involve infrastructure-as-code (IaC), microservice, serverless, API-first design, Twelve-Factor Apps, zero-trust network, message queue, etc.
  • Design and develop APIs, web services and microservices, maintain database systems
  • Develop data integration standards for unstructured visual data, build processes and logic to extract, transform and distribute data from a wide variety of sources
  • Work with ML/AI engineers to integrate ML systems into data pipelines Deliver high-quality software and documentation

Things we’d love to see

  • Significant experience in large-scale distributed system and data engineering
  • Experience in robust and frequent releases
  • Be fluent in Go, Python, Java and SQL/NoSQL
  • Experience in DevOps, Kubernetes, gRPC and modern data stack
  • Basic understanding of machine learning algorithms
  • Comfortable working in a very fast-paced agile startup environment
  • Excellent communication and document writing skills, which is essential for remote work
  • Open-source practices
  • Proactive, self-learning, and self-aware
  • Intellectual curiosity, always asking "how can we improve?"
  • A strong desire to build world-class products

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