Senior Django Backend Engineer

Nas Academy
Nas Academy
( IT / Development )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

Who we are

Lesan is building a platform to help content creators localise their content to reach audiences in new languages and countries. 75% of internet users don't speak English, yet the majority of online content is in English. We are here to change that, one creator at a time, using our deep expertise in social media combined with a streamlined localization process and internal technology tool this is how we grew Nas Daily from 1 English page to 16 localized pages, reaching 42 million followers globally. We are looking for a Senior Backend engineer to join our fast-paced team to scale the tech product and help empower more creators to bridge the language gap of the Internet. Want to know more, here’s a short sneak peek from our first Engineering hire, Mark:

About this role

The role will be responsible for building the backend infrastructure and API services of Lesan, our platform. You will ensure the performance and quality of the application, collaborate with a cross-functional team to define and design the application, and be responsible for a scalable infrastructure capable of handling terabytes worth of content that we are processing every month.

Who you are

  • Demonstrated 4+ years of experience in back end software development, particularly web applications.
  • Deep knowledge in API development with Python (Django/Flask). We are open to other languages, however, in order to move fast, we will prefer that you have deep Python experience.
  • Experienced in at least 1 Cloud-based deployment solutions, preferably AWS and Container (Docker/Kubernetes) – huge plus.
  • Adaptability, resilience, and being able to thrive in ambiguity - things change quickly in our fast-paced team and you'll need to be able to keep up!

You will be excited about this opportunity because you will...

  • Join a leading start-up in the media space and grow along with us.
  • Improve your communication skills beyond just technical. We are a social media company. We are vocal, communicative, and widely fun.
  • Play a critical role in shaping the product direction for Nas Global, from 0 to 1, as the early engineer.
  • Make an impact by helping ideas and knowledge reach communities around the world where many people do not speak English. 'Nas' means 'people.' We, with your help, will impact a lot of people.
  • Have the flexibility to perform work at your best. We are a remote-first team of 120 people from 20 countries, and we know how to make remote working work for you.
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