We’re looking for a Backend Engineer to join the Setel Engineering team.

We are obsessed about delivering a seamless and frictionless retail experience for our customers. We strongly believe that we can only deliver these amazing experiences for our customers and merchants when we drive a work culture which inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you live to solve hard problems, love proving out new technologies and takes pride in your deliverables, then we’d love to meet you!

Backend Engineer


  • Implement application architecture in conjunction with the engineering leads.
  • Work with product managers, and engineering leads to understand application requirements, identify solutions, and determine feasibility & timelines
  • Build & deploy various microservices and APIs as well as develop applications that depend upon them
  • Follow best practices alongside your team for all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including process & conventions
  • Write unit test cases and follow code quality across entire engineering teams
  • Monitor API performance and suggest methods to improve
  • Provide support for resolving customer issues and finding root cause
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of engineering processes and tools
  • Regularly communicate with engineering leads on project and delivery status

In This Role You Will:

  • 3+ years as a Software Engineer for a large-scale product
  • Great verbal and written communication skills horizontally and vertically
  • Experience with microservice architectures and understand scaling and concurrency concerns.
  • Built, deployed and managed high-performant backend APIs on Node JS
  • Followed coding best practices such as SOLID, Functional Programming or DDD
  • Working knowledge of Javascript and Typescript
  • Document your APIs with OpenAPI specification / Swagger
  • Data are stored in MongoDB/DynamoDB, MySQL/Postgres, and cached in Redis/Memcached
  • Deployed production services on Docker containers using Swarm / Kubernetes orchestration
  • Used application performance monitoring tools e.g. New Relic, Prometheus, DataDog etc
  • Used common tools for software development (Git, Slack, JIRA)
  • Built Payment / Rewards & Loyalty / Marketplace / e-Commerce / SaaS products
  • Experience with the Nest.js / Express Framework is a big plus
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) toolset
  • Knowledge of RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, AWS SQS
  • Experience working with a distributed team across multiple time zones

You’re a great fit if you have:

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