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Lead Senior Database & Backend Engineer

Company: Huck Adventures, Inc.
Location: Broomfield
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Description:

Huck Adventures brings people outside to explore the world together. The outdoor app makes it easy for people to connect with one another and get the educational and safety resources they need to for great adventures. Tailored to outdoor recreation, the app includes availability and skillset matching, communication, event, education, and safety tools all in one place. Huck Adventures partners with like-minded organizations and donates 10 percent of its profits to environmental and outdoor recreation nonprofits, so everyone can enjoy the adventure and beauty of the great outdoors. Learn more at We expect a lot. Our culture is unique and we live by our values, so it's worth learning more about Huck Culture online. We are a tight and driven team with big goals, so we seek individuals who are truly passionate about their work. We are a start-up aiming to be a big company and have co-founder opportunities available. Job Description As the Senior Database & Backend Engineer you will be responsible for building our architecture and API management platform to run our flutter app on firebase using Angoliga, cloud functions and other Google Cloud Services. You will solve business, operations and security challenges that arise in these developer ecosystems by proxying API traffic between provider and consumer. Huck is looking for a lead backend engineer to architect, build, scale and deploy our API, database and ETL workflows. This position offers the rare opportunity to build out our system from the beginning. Below are some of the problems we are trying to solve: Multi-attribute locality based recommendations Architecting realtime and precomputed aggregate data Scalable API (both performance-wise and manageability for our front end team) Responsibilities: Design Backend Architecture, API and database for the Huck App. Deliver multi-cloud, loosely-coupled, distributed, and highly available platform. Be the subject matter expert for the distributed data platform in a multi-cloud environment and private cloud (on-prem). Be responsible for the design, deploy, and operations of the distributed data Qualifications Experience with RDBMS and NoSQL (Firebase Firestore, Cloud Firestore, and PostgreSQL/MySQL). Experience with Google Cloud functions or Firebase Cloud functions handling at least 2,000,000 users and scaling Experience with application deployment Experience writing in TypeScript or comparable language Experience with distributed data systems. Experience creating the architecture for database deployments on Cloud platforms like Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Experience in AI & Machine Learning technologies Additional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Huck Adventures, Inc., Broomfield , Lead Senior Database & Backend Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Broomfield, Colorado

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