Backend software engineer

London, England, United Kingdom expand job description ↓


We are looking for someone with strong passion to build a world-class SaaS system. You will have the opportunity to be part of the future of AI and play a key role in taking our product TypeGenie to the next level.

Key responsibilities

As a backend software engineer, your day-to-day work will involve:

  • Designing, building and testing the backend (and sometimes a bit of related frontend) of a company that will impact lives of millions
  • Analyse and improving efficiency, scalability, and stability of current system
  • Planning future architecture and making technical decisions
  • Collaborating with other developers and our business team

See also information about our tech stack.



  • Several years of experience working as a software engineer
  • Strong understanding of
    • Modern programming languages (our backend is written in Python, and you will occasionally also touch JavaScript)
    • Networking concepts and RESTful design
    • Data structures, algorithms and object oriented design patterns
    • Database concepts (we currently use MongoDB)
    • CI/CD using tools such as Jenkins
  • Great at
    • Working in a team
    • Delivering quality software on time

Nice-to-have experience

  • Cloud computing services (such as AWS / Google Cloud)
  • Docker and related services such as Kubernetes
  • Scaling and performance with large scale applications.
  • Frontend experience, incl. HTML / CSS / JS
  • Experience with the modern React ecosystem (Redux, Yarn, ES6 etc.)
  • Experience developing for customer service or ticketing systems such as Zendesk


  • A full time position with us in central London OR remote
  • Continuous learning as you work alongside us
  • Possibility to work with a company that will ultimately impact the conversation experience of millions of users
  • Competitive salary, stock options, and perks
  • As much responsibility as you like. We are a startup, after all
  • Career progression towards e.g. a technical expert (e.g. systems architect) or a technical team lead

See also our career FAQs !

Personal information
Your Profile
Application Details
Are you legally allowed to work in the UK (e.g. citizenship, EU citizenship, or visa), OR willing to work completely remotely?
Have you worked several years as a software engineer?