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Backend Engineer

eTeki · Jun 4th 2020

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At eTeki, top freelance Backend Engineer professionals assess peers being considered for similar technical roles with the respect and courtesy of a face-to-face conversation. Your feedback helps recruiters and hiring managers focus their resources on the most qualified professionals in the hiring process.

With your proficiency in Backend Engineer, you can make a difference to our clients across the globe. You'll confirm interest on a per job basis and availability on a per candidate basis by using our platform and the support of a world-class team of product specialists. If you enjoy talking about technology and a desire to raise hiring standards for your profession (while making extra money), eTeki’s the right side-gig for you.


  • Write documentation and automated tests for code to be written. Implement functionality for automated tests that will successfully pass and meet coding standards. Debug production issues and create subsequent mitigation plans. Optimize performance of existing implementations.

  • Look at non-familiar code and identify issues, while improving overall quality of system, and helping team members with debugging issues.

  • Build the right data structures, add indices to fix performance issues, and determine data structures that perform best with respect to third party integrations.

  • As a component owner, where the component impacts across multiple platforms (1-5 member team), refactor critical components of code, write easily extendable code, convert abstract engineering goals into actionable items and deliver it, code complex problems, dispatch algorithms, and make improvements to automation infrastructure.

  • Identify platform quirks and hidden methods that can slow down or boost performance. Provide quick fixes to performance issues.

  • Mentor lower level software engineers, while coaching and influencing the performance the performance and progression of others on the team.

  • Work with team to establish benchmark around the work done in App or in Backend. Determine where the bottlenecks are and how to implement better solutions.

  • Prioritize tasks with Scrum master that leads the team to be successful.

  • Bring forward ideas to experiment and work in teams to transform ideas to reality.

Here at eTeki, our independent Tech Interview Experts provide accurate profile data for matching their role/skills to clients’ needs and respond promptly to notifications about upcoming interview assignments. With your mid to senior-level first-hand exposure to the tools and technologies needed, you’ll assess candidate skills and probe their responses. Interviews are recorded for playback by the hiring team and for quality control evaluation by eTeki’s technical leaders.

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

  • 4-15 years product development experience (Software Engineer / Sr Software Engineer/Principal Software Engineer) (Backend development) (in any Java / C / C++ / .Net / GoLang) (Should be flexible to learn, train & work in GoLang).

  • Advanced understanding of computer science fundamentals, such as data structures, (trees, graphs, hash tables); understanding of functioning and implementation of basic algorithms, such as sorts, searching, and the capability to explain performance characteristics using Big-O Notations.

  • Capability to debug moderately complex problems and analyze logs in production systems and to read existing code.

  • Deep understanding of various data storage options, such as relational, no-SQL, etc.

  • Excellent scripting skill in Shell, Python, or Ruby

  • Excellent skills in languages, such as C, C++, Java, Golang, .net Core

  • Experience in defining process with clear objectives and ways to measure the effectiveness of the process

  • Ability to be on call on a rotating basis for the services owned by the team.

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