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Company: TalkDEI

Position: Backend Architect - Cofounder

Location: Remote


Sweat Equity Only 30+ hours required
Please note that this is a co-founding role for an early-stage start-up and is an equity-based position until launch


About Us: Welcome to TalkDEI - where innovation meets inclusivity. We are a game-changing startup on a mission to seamlessly integrate diversity and inclusion into workplaces. We operate a cutting-edge marketplace connecting buyers, suppliers, and practitioners, empowering diversity-driven collaborations. Additionally, we provide a safe space for expressing thoughts on DEI matters, fostering open dialogue and valuing every voice. Join us in reshaping the DEI narrative, celebrating diversity, and promoting inclusion. Together, we create a more compassionate future for all.

We are looking for a Co-Founding Backend Developer to produce scalable software solutions and deliver on a MVP. In this role, you will work with a cross-functional team using coding languages, development frameworks, and third-party libraries both on the front-end and the back-end. Teamwork and a sense of design and utility are also necessary.

Backend Developer Co-founder responsibilities are:

  • Design, develop, and maintain backend services and APIs using modern programming languages and frameworks (e.g., Python, Django, Node.js).

  • Implement database schemas and optimize data storage and retrieval processes using SQL or NoSQL databases.

  • Develop and integrate RESTful APIs to enable seamless communication between the frontend and backend components of the platform.

  • Collaborate with frontend developers to ensure smooth integration of backend services with the user interface.

  • Implement security measures and best practices to protect user data and ensure compliance with privacy regulations

  • Optimize backend performance and scalability to handle growing user traffic and data volumes.

  • Troubleshoot and debug issues reported by users or identified during testing phases.

  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and best practices in backend development to continuously improve our platform.


Backend Developer Co-founder requirements are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

  • 7 years of experience in backend development, with a strong understanding of software engineering principles and best practices.

  • Proficiency in backend programming languages such as Python, Node.js, or Java.

  • Experience with database technologies like SQL (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL) or NoSQL (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra).

  • Strong understanding of RESTful API design and development.

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as, Azure (we use azure).

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Effective communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.


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