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Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

Stratio Automotive

Stratio Automotive

Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Software · Remote, Portugal · Fully Remote

Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

Backend Engineer (f/m/d)

Your contribution to a #zerodowntimefuture

As a Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for curating the structure of server side information. This means developing, maintaining and scaling up our platform and our vehicle information database, ensuring its reliability, scalability, performance and cost-effectiveness. Be ready to be part of a highly innovative team, always searching for new technologies and standards to keep improving our technological stack in an agile environment.

You will be part of our Software team, which creates robust and innovative solutions that increase the value, efficiency and reliability of our web and mobile applications

As Backend Engineer you will

  • Participate in the specification of new features and improvements, supporting our Product Owner;
  • Implement and maintain core services with business logic, serving REST APIs implemented with .NET;
  • Design and implement the software architecture to support high availability and horizontal scalability;
  • Advocate for improvements to product quality, security, and performance;
  • Craft code that meets our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale web environment. Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review.

This is what we believe is needed for this role

  • Strong technical background with a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or similar relevant fields;
  • Strong knowledge of C# and .NET;
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases, particularly SQL Server;
  • Knowledge of software design and architecture;
  • Knowledge of software development life-cycle processes;
  • Reliability and great problem-solving skills, with great attention to detail;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Fluency in English.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g. Elasticsearch);
  • Experience with message brokers (e.g. Kafka);
  • Experience with containerized applications (e.g. Docker, K8S);
  • Experience with caching systems (e.g. REDIS);
  • Experience with Clean Architecture.

We expect you to

According to our internal progression framework, these are some of our expectations to any mid-level member at Stratio:

  • Understands how their scope of responsibilities relate to others in the team;
  • Uses company and team resources efficiently;
  • Broadly autonomous but relies on more senior people for complex decisions.
  • Performs complex or larger projects/tasks independently;
  • Has knowledge in the defined tools, methodologies and frameworks relevant to the role;
  • Contributes to large projects, and owns their own scope of work towards global improvements/achievement;
  • Has the capacity for presenting own ideas with pro-active contributions;
  • Has the ability to adapt to new implemented tools/technologies;
  • Suggests and implements new processes that can drive the role and/or department success;
  • Produces clear, reliable documentation;
  • Can anticipate some problems and assess risk in some complex situations;
  • Shows initiative through asking questions proactively and learning;
  • Supports the integration and onboarding of new team members in their team.

    What we offer

    • Health Insurance;
    • Fringe Benefits Policy (for Portugal located workers);
    • Flexible Work Hours - adjust your schedule to your needs;
    • Work Setup - remote, hybrid, onsite - if your job can be done remotely, and you prefer to, you’re free to choose;
    • Hardware and software for a full remote setup;
    • Quarterly Events to discuss Strategy;
    • Autonomy and Ownership Culture;
    • Continuous feedback culture;
    • Innovation Mindset;
    • Career Acceleration.


      • Remote (Portugal) #LI-Remote.

      This role can be performed Remotely in Portugal, or hybrid/office in Coimbra, Portugal.

      What you can expect from the recruitment

      1st Interview (1h)

      HR and Hiring Manager

      • We want to get to know you better and navigate through your experience, skills and motivation.

        Take home code test

        Software team members

            • We will send you a code test for you to work offline. Our Software Team will review it, and it will trigger the technical interview if good assessment is made.

            Technical Interview (1h)

            Software team members

            • Deep dive into the code test outputs.
            • Technical Assessment.

            Cultural Fit Interview (1h)

            Head of People and Hiring Manager

            • Validate the cultural fit between you and Stratio and make sure you’re the person we’re looking for to help us build a #zerodowntimefuture.

            Hiring Proposal

              Note: References may be required at any stage of the recruitment process.

              About Stratio

              Stratio is the World’s Leading Real-time Predictive Fleet Maintenance Platform. The company's proprietary technology combines large-scale processing with the latest machine learning techniques to prevent hundreds of thousands of breakdowns from happening every day, thus saving millions of people from the hassle of public transportation delays, postponed deliveries, or late arrival of essential goods.

              Stratio’s platform enables zero downtime for 5 of the 10 largest transportation companies in the world and, in 2021, raised an investment of $12 million to boost leadership in predictive fleet maintenance. Fleet operators in Europe, North America, Asia-pacific, and Latin America trust Stratio’s technology to fully leverage the data under the hood to safeguard operations, and keep customers happy. Stratio’s technology has enabled transportation for 1.3 billion people so far.

              We want inspiring individuals in our teams, where age, race, gender, sexual orientation, politics and religion do not matter, and seek to create a tolerant and open space for everyone. We thrive to provide an inclusive and trustworthy environment.

              You can find our Culture Manifesto and more team information here.

              Take the road with us!

              Back-end Engineer
              Remote, Portugal
              Remote status
              Fully Remote
              Employment type
              Employment level
              Mid-Senior Level
              Contact Sara Almeida Head of People – People
              Software · Remote, Portugal · Fully Remote

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