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Staff Backend Engineer- NodeJS (Shared Service)



Software Engineering
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023
About Yassir
Yassir is the leading super App for on demand, ride-hailing, last-mile delivery, payment services and more, set to change the way daily services are provided. It currently operates in 45 cities across multiple countries. It has raised $150 million in Series B funding, five times what it raised in its previous priced round last November with world class investors such as BOND and Y Combinator, which is the precursor of the likes of Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox, Doordash, among others.
We’re not just about serving people - we’re about creating a marketplace to bring people what they need while infusing social values.
About the role
As a Backend Staff Engineer, you will drive the technical standards for the Backend across our consumer domain, working with multiple squads inside the domain. You will lead Backend engineers with tech roadmaps, architecture decisions, and feature development and release cycle. You will mentor junior developers. You will contribute to scaling up Backend engineers in multiple squads and bringing great talents on board by conducting technical interviews.

About your role as Staff Engineer, Backend (Nodejs)

  • Design, build and maintain features for the domain applications
  • Provide technical leadership and manage dependencies
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Help the domain team members with technical blockers supporting them and helping them grow
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize efficiency
  • Participate in architecture and design discussions
  • Participate strongly in building the technical roadmap
  • Conduct technical interviews
  • Help Improving engineering standards, tooling, and processes

Owner of these projects

  • Perform feasibility studies to validate capability and functionality
  • Draft and submit intellectual property
  • Research and assess current technologies
  • Develop and execute complex, multi-tier distributed software search applications
  • Create technical and domain expertise and apply to products and problems
  • Assess and write code to improve or extend application
  • Manage and assist current software applications
  • Experience providing technical leadership, and mentoring others

About your experience

  • At least 10 years of experience in backend engineering with NodeJS
  • Strong foundation in programming fundamentals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enjoy solving problems and helping others meet their goals
  • Solid understanding of X
  • Substantial experience with Git in a team environment
  • Experience writing testable code and unit tests
  • Experience in a fast-growing startup in a the on-demand services space is a plus
  • Have a deep knowledge of React and NodeJS, and you have experience developing products with it
  • Experience using modern JavaScript and tooling in a full-stack setting
  • Extensive experience with A/B experiments and have a data-driven attitude toward product development
😎 You will be part of one of the first Algerian startups to go through the Y Combinator program and one of the fastest-growing tech companies in North Africa. We are current in +30 cities (Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal, France and Germany)
💸 Attractive salary and you even get a stake in the company
🚉 Subsidized public transit pass
🤙🏽Have a lasting impact on our company's culture
🚀 Perfect timing with renowned investors to build something great
📈 Extremely steep learning curve with own responsibility and intensive guidance
💯 Make a real impact on the world by helping us bring affordable financial and on-demand services to millions of Africans
Do you want to become part of our first-class team? You should definitely send us your application. 🚀