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Posted on: 
December 3, 2021

Backend Engineer

Join our team as backend engineer and lead the efforts on building scalable infrastructure for our entire range of products

Rowy is an open-source platform used by developers to manage their data and build products. Our vision is to revolutionise backend development and we are hiring a global remote first to be part of this journey.

Job requirements

*Must have skills*

  • Experience building scalable production apps in React, Typescript, Node.js
  • 2+ years of experience working as a software engineer
  • Experience with container orchestration systems such as kubernetes and infrastructure as code tools such as terraform.
  • Experience with logging, monitoring and alerting systems and tools
  • Passionate about data products, streaming, or other backend technologies

*Additional plus or nice to have skills*

  • Experience working in GCP/Firebase ecosystem
  • Built and deployed cloud functions and cloud run instances
  • Open-source contributions are added bonus

We are looking for someone who is

  • Highly productive, self motivated and able to produce quality work. You enjoy being productive as an individual contributor at the same time are able to communicate effectively with the rest of the team. You output is of high quality and well documented. You are self motivated and strive for building great solutions to our users problems.
  • Quick learner and curious. You are generally curious and strive to learn and continuously grow in various aspects of technology.
  • Interested in open-source projects and data products. You are a user or contributor of open source projects and value the ethos of building in open.
  • Overall a good person. We want to foster a fun, collaborative and inclusive work environment. No bad vibes tolerated.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Remote first team (APAC-EU time zones preferred)
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Hardware setup
  • Physical and mental health support - We want you to be genuinely happy. Therapy, fitness members etc sometimes helps. We are open to discussing and hearing about any other benefits that are important to you.

If you don’t feel that you meet those exact qualifications on paper but are still excited about the opportunity, please apply anyway! We strongly believe great talent can come from anywhere and from diverse backgrounds, and that a resume doesn’t tell the entire story. You can also email us at

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