Senior Backend Engineer

Location: Vietnam
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Chelsea Phan
Email: email Chelsea
Reference: BBBH10726_1698025758
Posted: about 1 month ago

Senior Back End Engineer
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

About NextWave
NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the role
Our client is a high growth start-up, who is looking for a Senior Back End Engineer. You will develop, maintain, and support a complex modern web application made of multiple micro services (Typescript / Node.JS). You will gain experience in the latest concepts, technologies, and modern frameworks such as Typescript (Nest.JS), Event Driven Architecture, Micro Services, Docker & AWS. You will be based at their new office in HCMC, collaborating closely with our team in Singapore.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and code multiple micro-services and APIs
  • Provide technical expertise for the architecture and technical decisions regarding building complex backend systems
  • Integrate with 3rd party APIs
  • Raise and document non-functional requirements
  • Unblock the team when complex technical issue arises using pair programming, conducting RCAs, and getting deep into the codebase
  • Review design, code and write tests to ensure a high quality
  • Identify, document and estimate cost for technical debt
  • Coach and mentor individuals to grow within the company, improve in both productivity and quality
  • Collaborate with other engineering team to align technical solutions
  • Collaborate with Product to execute the roadmap and ensuring a great User Experience
  • Identify and escalate potential risks to stakeholders while proposing solutions to address them.


  • 5+ years of experience as a Backend Engineer
  • 3+ years of hands on coding using Typescript
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Expertise building APIs (Rest, GraphQL...)
  • Expertise building complex micro-services with real time data
  • Expertise in SQL and DB schema
  • Expertise writing Unit Tests and Integration tests
  • Expertise with Git
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline (configuration / setup)
  • Experience with Event Driven Architecture
  • Experience with Docker, capability to write dockerfile and create images
  • Experience with authentication and authorization systems such as JWT, OAuth...
  • Good knowledge of best practices and software engineering patterns
  • Experience with AWS (ECS, SQS, RDS...)
  • Knowledge of monitoring and SRE (healthchecks, dahboard, metrics...)
  • Hand on experience with agile methodologies such as SCRUM, TDD, BDD...
  • Clear and concise communication skills in English and Vietnamese

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.
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