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Backend Engineer - JD Hello, let us introduce ourselves! We are watchTowr, an early-stage VC-backed cyber security startup headquartered in Singapore. We’ve recently raised US$2,250,000 in seed funding and we’re now looking to scale up rapidly in line with our traction.
Cyber security veterans and technical experts, we are obsessed with building exciting technology for some of the world’s most targeted organisations. By leveraging data, our aim is to empower organisations to keep up with the rapid rate of evolution across the cyber security industry, by providing continuous and real-time assurance in line with a frontline adversarial understanding of cyber security.
We are a young, high-energy and high-performing team that is devoted to building world-class technology, in pursuit of realising our mission. We are in a high and aggressive growth phase of our journey, and are excited to continue adding colleagues to join our phorce of nature.
But what’s the role? We are looking for an ambitious Backend Engineer with solid prior experience to join us, and help our clients navigate and make sense of highly critical information that they will have access to, in our mission of helping organisations understand how they could be hacked - in real-time.
Sounds great – what will I do? You will have a leading role in designing, developing and maintaining the backend system that powers our cybersecurity platform - the platform we use to identify vulnerabilities in large enterprises
You will work closely with our front-end engineers to connect data pipelines to our user-facing platform and other presentation layers
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You will tackle technology and data problems – how do we continuously improve our handling, processing, and presentation of data?
You will develop for scale, building scalable micro-services
Sounds perfect to me, what specifics are you looking for?
Backend: FastAPI, Airflow
Database: MySQL, MongoDB
Message Queues: Kafka, RabbitMQ
Ideally, you should have 3 or more years of experience:
Designing, building and maintaining mission-critical micro-service applications
Handling data stored in both relational and non-relational database management systems
Writing clean, testable code and are familiar with different testing strategies
With architecture patterns such as event-sourcing and CQRS
It’ll also be awesome if you:
Have experience working with significant amounts of data and handling ‘big data’ for security analysis
Have experience in platform engineering work such as creating CI/CD pipelines and understand common deployment patterns
Have worked in an Agile environment with a strong DevOps culture
When you join us, you can expect (ok, we kinda expect this from you too):
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A highly motivated team that obsesses over our shared mission
To be part of a team of outcome-focused problem-solvers
An environment of autonomy and creativity to support you to deliver the best work of your life
A culture of continuous improvement in the form of learning and growth
What’s in it for me? Competitive compensation - we believe that hard work, skills and ambition should be fairly compensated.
Meaningful role in a company - You will be a key and early contributor to a fast- growing cyber security business that helps protect some of the world's largest enterprises.
The best tools and powerful kit - we enable you with the tools to effectively fulfil your role.
Endless opportunities – we are in a high-growth phase of our journey, and plan to promote from within as we scale.
Work with cyber security experts – we are solving cutting-edge industry-wide cyber security challenges with some of the world’s most advanced organisations.
Work hard, play hard - we work hard together, but we also have fun together. On Fridays, we regularly turn on the speakers, open the beer fridge, and prepare for the weekend.
Please note that at this time, we cannot sponsor visas for candidates currently residing outside Singapore – we apologise in advance for this.