Backend Engineer

Job location:
Ho Chi Minh City or Taipei City

About Rolo Secure Chat

Rolo is a business oriented secure messaging platform. The application aims to be a complete communication tool, offering features such as video conferencing and file sharing. Security is one one of our primary focuses, and we partnered with BlackBerry to build a fully end-to-end encrypted messaging layer. Our aim is to become the leading application for business messaging. We have released a first public version of the application and just finished a round of fundraising.

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  • Can express yourself fluently in English
  • Have worked in a tech & startup environment
  • Have worked with an agile methodology
  • Are accomplishment driven
  • Want to make an impact
  • Are actively looking to work in an international context
  • Are curious and looking forward learning new things
  • Are flexible, proactive and resourceful

Your job

  • Build new backend services based on the specifications
  • Participate in the elaboration of the backend specifications
  • Track, troubleshoot and fix bugs
  • Ensure reliability of the codebase

Minimum requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as a backend engineer
  • Expert in NodeJS
  • Used to work in Ecmascript
  • Built distributed systems
  • Good experience writing unit tests
  • Worked with relational databases
  • Worked with key-value storages
  • Proven experience of troubleshooting by going through logs

Preferred experience

  • Worked with microservices
  • Mocha and Sinon have no secret for you
  • You’re an expert of the crypto module in NodeJS
  • You like to write documentation and comments everywhere
  • Experience using PostgreSQL
  • Experience using Redis
  • Experience using ElasticSearch
  • Experience using InfluxDB
  • Management experience

Perks of the job

  • 13th month salary
  • 2 days or remote work per week
  • Flexible work hours
  • Diner and taxi subsidy when required to stay late
  • Sport membership subsidy
  • Regular team building activity days
  • 14+ days of holiday on top of national holidays (Christmas day is off for everyone)
  • Generous wedding, maternity, and paternity leaves

Recruitment process

  1. Introduction interview with hiring manager (5-15 min)
  2. Technical interview with the team lead (1h)
  3. Technical test (small task to do at home within a week)
  4. Final interview with the management team (30min)

How to apply for this job

Email your CV, cover letter & any relevant examples of your work to