Lead Back-end Engineer (Mid-to-senior)

Contilio is a cutting-edge and fast growing deeptech startup based out of London, UK. We use 3D AI and big data analytics to build the intelligent control room for the $12Trn construction industry and enable real-time payments. Our AI-based analytics platform turns site data into real-time insights on construction progress, performance KPIs & risks. Our predictive intelligence empowers stakeholders to eliminate problems & risks before turning into costly issues, wasting trillions in dollars. We are building the global category leader to shape the future of 3D semantic understanding for applications in construction, manufacturing, auto, etc.

Our exceptional team has a unique mix of industry, startup/commercial and (deep)tech experience and is backed by a globally renowned advisory board and investors.

We are now looking to add a driven, experienced and growth-minded Lead Backend Developer to our London-based team reporting directly to the CTO. As a strong Backend Developer, you will work as a key member of the dev team to architect and implement the Contilio platform, a cloud-based SaaS application that allows our Enterprise and mid-market customers to access reports and analytics on construction progress and quality in real-time, and from anywhere in the world. In addition, you will work with product and business development to understand/implement customer requirements, ensuring customer-centric design and usability. This is a standalone role for the first 3-6 months but the right candidate can expect to take other team leadership responsibility within our growing team.

We are ambitious and fast growing and there is ample opportunity for development within a high performing team, solving cutting-edge technical problems in computer vision and analytics, and shaping the future of one of the biggest industries in the world.

Competitive base salary and stock options, depending on experience and qualifications.

What you will be doing:

  • End-to-end development of the server-side cloud platform infrastructure reporting to the CTO and working closely with computer vision, product and commercial teams, key tasks include:
    • Customer requirements analysis and use-case definition
    • System architecture design and improvement
    • Implementation backend, analytics engine, database and integrations
    • Cloud deployment and performance optimization
    • Work with frontend developers to create frontend, visualisations and dashboard
  • Lead and implement engineering best practices, including:
    • Performing code reviews and learning sessions
    • Developing, implementing, and refining testing strategies
    • Contributing to and developing our databases and any wikis we create
  • Provide feedback and contribute to Contilio’s product roadmap/ development strategy

Technical skills we’d love to see:

  • 3-5+ years track record designing and implementing backends and database infrastructure, preferably in Enterprise/B2B
  • High proficiency with Python and javascript
  • High proficiency with Postgres or other relational database systems
  • Experience deploying on AWS using Docker, Kubernetes etc.

Personal traits we’d love to see:

  • Talented & growth-minded, wanting to shape the tech stack of an amazing deeptech startup and working as part of a dynamic team
  • Great team player with strong communication skills and a healthy sense of humor
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to translate requirements into software/products
  • Commitment to exceptional quality and our customer-first approach

Any of the following is a plus:

  • Proficiency with Flask, and/or Django or other frameworks
  • Experience with industry grade authentication systems such as Firestarter or Cognito
  • Experience with deployment on Microsoft Azure
  • Experience working in a tech startups, for large tech co’s or in 3D visualization
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