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Senior Backend Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent, Full-time
  • Location: Zurich
  • Sector: Software Development
  • Date posted: 26/03/2019
  • Job reference: BBBH98837
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Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. With operations in over 50 countries and offices in Zurich, Basel, Geneva and Lausanne, we will leverage our extensive client network to help you accelerate your career in Switzerland.

My client is a fastest growing start-up and is looking for a Senior Backend Enginer for its office in Zurich. Are you interested by contributing to the success of a web platform that is used by millions of travelers around the world ? Are you looking for a dynamic start-up environment ?


* Help to enable your mission team to iterate fast and learn about their customers by designing, launching and iterating on A/B experiments
* Continuously improve our code base, systems and processes
* Design and develop efficient solutions that can continue to scale


* Minimum of 5+ years of software development experience
* Proficient in backend PHP coding + other backend language
* Willingness and ability to touch JavaScript, CSS and HTML when needed
* Experience with A/B testing, hypothesis building and best practices
* Experience with the architecture and deployment of complex systems
* Ability to turn ideas into fast, reliable and maintainable code
* Solid understanding of SQL including complex queries and optimization
* Positive, pro-active team player who is passionate about their craft
* Customer-centric prioritization and data drive decision making
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have:

* Experience with service-oriented architecture
* Prior experience working in the e-commerce space
* Prior experience in start-up environments

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Harry Serero at +41 44 229 99 21

If this position is not a perfect fit, please browse through the rest of our job vacancies as we have a range of permanent and contract opportunities available within Switzerland.

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