Backend Engineer

Asia (Remote) • Full time

  • Python
  • Javascript
  • Node.js
  • PHP

Boo is the app for connecting with compatible and like-minded souls. Date, chat, make friends, and meet new people by personality.

Company Overview

Boo is a personality-based social/dating app that allows you to deeply understand anyone and connect with people who intuitively understand you.

The Role: Backend Engineer


  • Architect, design, and develop software and tools for managing complex business workflows
  • Defining and developing APIs and integration strategy of the product with other 3rd party applications and platforms
  • Identify architectural risks and plans to mitigate
  • Collaborating with the front-end developers, DBAs, and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive codes to enhance the user experience
  • Designing, developing, and integrating with web APIs
  • Compiling and analyzing data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems
  • Identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and optimize performance
  • Ensuring cross-platform optimization for web and mobile devices
  • Understanding and implementation of security and data protection
  • Staying abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages
  • Possess the ability to stick to timelines and measure progress during development

Ideal Profile


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering. Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of applicable experience in enterprise software development
  • Significant experience building high-performance and scalable systems
  • Strong proficiency with run-time environments such as Node.js and ASP.NET
  • Proficiency with server-side languages such as .Net, C#, Python and PHP
  • Working knowledge on IoT strategy, standards, protocols
  • Proficiency with database technology such as SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB or others
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as Angular JS, React, Amber, Three.js and Babylon.js
  • Familiarity with front-end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with deploying software on cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools and CI/CD
  • Familiarity with Agile Scrum methodology is required
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with an ability to multitask across teams, projects, and priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Desire to create value for the customer through innovation and problem-solving skills
  • Being passionate about what you do and a get-things-done attitude to make your product and team successful

What's on Offer?

  • Work within a company with a solid track record of success
  • Flexible working options
  • Excellent career development opportunities