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Senior Software Engineer (BackEnd) LATAM



Software Engineering
Latambarcem, Goa, India
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023


Hi! This is Yalo! We are on a mission to bring conversational commerce to the world...

Remember how it used to be to interact with businesses that knew and understood you, that could recommend exactly what you needed, and that with a simple message could get you what you wanted??? Yep... neither do we. That is why at Yalo we are marrying the scale of digital commerce with the personalization and simplicity of conversations to help companies delight their users.

We know that traditional SAAS companies focus on first world problems... we don't! Having started in Latin America, our roots are in Emerging Markets and therefore we care about bringing amazing experiences to a population that traditionally has been underserved, such as the small shop owner in Brazil that is ordering online for the first time.

If you're looking for a place to make shit happen, learn fast, and impact emerging markets in a way that hasn't been done before, look no further. 💫

Come Join us in our mission of improving billions of lives through the power of conversational commerce!

Core Technology Team

As a member of our Core Tech team, you be part of the team that will build the next generation of apps in Yalo. We use cutting-edge technologies in the industry both for backend and front end development.

We’re looking for people that will bring different solutions to the table and work with increasing standards. You will also be able to explore any career path you choose: contributor or manager.

What are the activities of a Senior Software Engineer?

  • Implement high-performing, high-quality, tested backend applications in a microservices message-driven architecture.

  • Instrumentation and monitoring of Go and JavaScript (Typescript) code

  • Triage production issues, identify root causes, and participate in post-mortem writing and review.

  • In collaboration with the team, participate in the creation of a technology roadmap.

  • Documentation writing of new and existing features

  • Actively participate in code reviews, providing insights in terms of performance, security, best practices, and overall quality of the code

  • Create end-to-end integrations with customer APIs

If you meet the next experience, this is your role, don't hesitate. We want you on the team!

  • Experience as a Back-end Engineer or similar role

  • Experience working with microservice architectures

  • Proficiency with Node.js

  • Ability to use cloud services (AWS or GCP)

  • Strong experience with NoSQL databases

  • Experience in event-driven APIs

  • Experience working with Agile Methodologies & Continuous Delivery (CD)

  • Experience in Backend Testing (Unit test, Integration test and E2E test)

If you have the next skills and experience, it will be a super plus:

  • Knowledge of Elixir or OTP (Erlang)

  • Experience withGolang

  • Experience with Kubernetes

  • Experience with MongoDB

  • Experience with Kafka

What do we offer?

  • Competitive rewards on the market range

  • Remote working (-+3 hours CT)

  • Flexible time (driven by results)

  • Start-up environment

  • International teamwork

  • You and nothing else limit your career here

  • Birthday-off (in your birthday, you have the day off!)

  • Every 3rd friday of the month, wellbeing day

  • Unlimited PTO!

We care,

We keep it simple,

We make it happen


At Yalo, we are dedicated to creating a workplace that embodies our core values: caring, initiative, excellence, and simplicity. We believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity, where everyone's unique perspectives, experiences, and talents contribute to our collective success. As we embrace and respect our differences, we strive to create something extraordinary for the benefit of all.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal opportunities to individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. Our commitment to fairness and equality is a fundamental pillar of our company.

At Yalo, we uphold a culture of excellence. We constantly challenge ourselves to go above and beyond, delivering remarkable results and driving innovation. We encourage each team member to take initiative and make things happen, empowering them to bring their best ideas forward and contribute to our shared goals.