Back-end Developer (API, Data, Cloud)

Job title: Back-end Developer (API, Data, Cloud)
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: HK_IT _000698[510]
Contact details: Marcel Gundlach
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Job published: 5 months ago



As one of the most experienced and leading Data analytics and cloud solution providers, our client has established a solid proven track record of delivering sophisticated technology solutions to multinational corporate customers and local enterprises across a diverse range of industries. The company has also developed strong expertise in mobile platforms, including O2O business and entertainment apps. Our client enjoys a well-established network as well as a wealth of experience in the IT industry worldwide, all backed by a solid track record in serving local and multinational clients in Hong Kong, Macau, and Mainland China for two decades.


You will work closely with product teams and front-end (UI / UX) developers to code the services that will enable the customer journeys.

Working as part of high performing DevOps scrums you will be responsible for coding server-side services in NodeJS or Java that conforms to the standards set out by the application development lead. You will be responsible for integrating those services with the front-end components as well as applications provided by partner applications.

Success for you is developing market differentiating services as part of an agile, customer-centric development capability.


  • Managing API access with data vendors
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code
  • Design and implement of low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Integration of data storage solutions
  • Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation
  • Work collaboratively with the design team to understand end-user requirements to provide technical solutions and for the implementation of new software features


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Previous working experience as a NodeJS / Java Developer for 3-5 years
  • Hands-on experience with Java or NodeJS frameworks
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages such as Jinja 2, Mako, etc 
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies (iOS / Android)
  • Experience working with source code management tools (e.g. Github, Bitbucket)
  • Experience working with CI tools (e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity, AzureDevOps)
  • Proficient in database concepts and constructs, including data models (normalization, foreign key, surrogate key, etc)
  • Proficient working with large data volumes (e.g. millions to billions of records)
  • Proficient performance tuning SQL, including use of explains plans, partitions, hints, etc.
  • Pride in readable, well-designed, well-tested software or scripts
  • Experience in Public Cloud Azure (Preferred), AWS, GCP
  • 2+ years professional DevOps” experience managing toolchains and cloud-based production environments and a willingness to quickly get up to speed on our stack (Azure, Python / Java)
  • Proficient in the use of SQL and SQL scripts
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to communicate in Chinese-Mandarin (Cantonese is a plus)


Compensation & Benefits

  • Secondment but permanent, full-time position, HK-based
  • 25-35K basic x 12 monthly salary
  • Medical insurance


Interested candidates are welcome to send their latest CV/resume, including:

  • Current and expected salary
  • Availability
  • Reason for leaving current/past position

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