Backend Developer (Remote Working)
Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by WA Consultants
Required for a contract with a Swedish-based tech company with a focus on developing an e-health platform, a Back End developer for a six month initial contract. This is primarily offered as a remote-working position.
The client is to transition from an MVC-style Back End to a database-centric architecture in order to rely on advanced and time-tested database features for authorization, data transformation and transactions rather than re-creating them in complex Back End systems. As a flexible but minimal interface for clients, GraphQL API is served through PostGraphile.
At least two years' software development experience
Experience with a variety of needs in a cloud SaaS context. Ruby utilisded for the core business logic.
Leading or participating in architectural discussions
Understanding of PostgreSQL and the functionality it provides
Querying relational databases with GraphQL
Use of Postgraphile on top of PostgreSQL
Using Elasticsearch/ELK for monitoring, understanding and visualizing data in production environments
Experience with Docker/containerised environments
AWS, Aptible etc.
Experience with writing efficient, reliable and well-tested code
To arrange a telephone interview, please send CV to (see below) or call Jonathan Taylor on
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