Backend Engineer (LATAM, Africa, Europe)

Full Time
Mid Level

Join the team at Rapptr Labs!

At Rapptr, we’re dedicated to helping our clients to build and scale successful digital products. Our success as a digital product agency is defined by the depth of these partnerships, the quality of our products, and the level of expertise and product strategy we can bring to businesses of any size – from funded start-ups to established brands.

A culture of care, quality, and determination

It is our mission to provide our team members with a safe working environment and a culture that centers employee wellbeing, collaboration, initiative, hands-on learning, and determination. Who we are is reflected in how we engage with our clients, how we solve day-to-day problems, and how we treat one another on- and offline.

About The Role

In this role, the ideal candidate will be able to contribute code to a number of successful live Node.js/GraphQL/tRPC backends that support our clients' web and mobile applications across interesting industries like scooter-sharing services, meditation applications, and rental apps.

The people who thrive in this position can also switch modes easily between solo efforts and team projects, and can overcome a wide array of coding challenges. They enjoy the rigor of producing high-quality code that’s at the forefront of industry innovation. They’re thorough, detail-oriented, and take pride in their work.

This is a full-time and remote position with flexible work hours and benefits. Must be based in the Latin America, Africa, or Europe and able to work on Eastern time.

What you’ll do

  • Consistently manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality service, and solicit and act on client feedback
  • Work with Product Managers to understand product requirements and create workable tasks for the internal team to complete
  • Manage project budgets and inform decisions to make sure the team stays within budget
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports
  • Lead agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, scrum, demos, and retrospectives
  • Work with Designers & Engineers to deliver high quality product and features
  • Take deep ownership of the clients and projects you are responsible for
  • Ensuring Rapptr best practices for building products are followed (standard tools, standard process) across all disciplines (Engineering, Design, Product, QA)

What you’ll bring

  • 3+ years of proven experience with Node.js BE project
  • Previous experience in building BE services and good understanding with RDBMS
  • Experience with relational databases with many entities (100+).
  • Ability to pro-actively manage your time to ensure you’re maximizing your productivity for our clients

Bonus qualifications

  • Experience with Prisma ORM or knowledge of ORMs in general
  • React/Next.js experience
  • Experience with integrating popular services, such as Twilio, SendGrid, Timekit, etc
  • Use of AWS components to implement Cloud-based solutions
  • Experience with native or hybrid iOS & Android mobile app development
  • Knowledge/Experience with Python (Django), or TRPC

Tech we use

  • Node.js
  • PostgreSQL
  • Prisma
  • tRPC
  • Auth0
  • Typescript
  • AWS
A Glimpse at What We Offer
  • Opportunities to work on diverse and innovative projects.
  • A collaborative, inclusive, and friendly work culture.
  • Engagement in a company renowned for its excellence and innovative spirit.
  • A chance to be part of a team that values challenges and is committed to continuous improvement.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Rapptr Labs is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We stand behind our culture, which values and celebrates diversity, inclusivity, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, parental status, disability status, or any other protected group. We believe that we are all better when we encourage, support, and respect the diversity in backgrounds, experiences, and skills that we each bring to the Rapptr team.


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