Backend Engineer


Job Summary

Description: Dubbed the “Uber for Airbnb Cleaning”, Neu is US-based (Seattle, WA) startup, building a marketplace that connects airbnb/vacation-rental hosts with subcontracted, local cleaners who can clean the home before guests check-in. We’ve been operating successfully in the Seattle market for close to 3 years and are looking to expand. #Hospitality #Cleaning #VacationRentals

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Engineering Culture: Agile, Remote, & Talented. Neu has a small (but growing) team of talented engineers, working full time remotely, with 2/3s of engineers based in Nigeria. We are a progressive eng team leveraging the newest tech such as Kubernetes, Docker, Typescript, React/Redux, Postgres, etc. We practice agile dev practices including standups, backlog tasks, time costing, etc. If all of this sounds interesting to you then we encourage you to apply.

Technical Requirements
  • Experience with NodeJS/Typescript & Docker/Containers, Microservices, and public Clouds (AWS, Azure, etc).
  • Back-End
  • Proficient API design and development
  • Implementing CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
  • Building RESTful Services
  • Proficient at protocols like gRPC, REST, GraphQL
  • Server-side languages like NodeJS/Typescript, Go, Python, PHP, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, and .Net
  • Database technologies like PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, and MongoDB.
  • Web server technologies like Node.js, J2EE, Apache, Nginx, ISS, etc.
  • Frameworks related to their server-side language of choice like: Express.js, Ruby on Rails, Laravel, etc.

Roles and Responsibility
  • Implement backend architecture from product launch through scale.  
  • Possess the Ability to take a feature from scoping requirements through actual launch of the feature.
  • Write well-crafted, well-tested, readable, maintainable code, quickly
  • Work with a team of remote developers: be able to tackle assigned tasks, manage and track performance while collaborating w/ team members. 
Qualifications and Skills
  • Strong Kubernetes/Containers experience
  • Rigor in software engineering best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and DevOps
  • Be proficient in Computer Science fundamentals in design, data structures, algorithm design, problem-solving, and complexity analysis.
  • Excellent written, verbal, leadership and interpersonal skills. 
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
  • Start-up experience is a plus. Comfortable working in an agile/lean environment. 
  • Be hardworking.
  • Have grit, growth mindset, and don’t be a shitty person. 

Years of experience: 1-2 (junior)

Key skills: Docker/Containers, Typescript/NodeJS, REST, CS foundations, Microservices background


N2.2M - N2.5M annual salary

Annual performance-based bonus

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| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Job Function: IT & Software
| Full Time |
NGN Below 75,000
Job Function: IT & Software