Junior BE developer

Are you an ambitious backend engineer who enjoys problem-solving, thrives within a fast-growing start-up environment, and can manage complex projects?

Job description 

Rola might be the perfect place for you! We are a collaborative team of talented individuals currently looking for passionate and self-driven developers who will deliver innovative and high-quality systems.

We need an ambitious, results-driven, junior back-end developer to work with an expanding dev team, implement new features, and optimize our current back-end applications and processes. We have completed the prototyping and beta phase of our app, and we are preparing to begin the next stage of development. During this phase, we will optimize current features and implement new ones. Our stack features a variety of interrelated technologies, and we will need to integrate new features across each of them. Your role will be to ensure this process happens efficiently and with minimal errors.

We strive for complete transparency between all departments. You will be inconstant communication with business and product leaders, ensuring that your results support company objectives and meet the demands of our customers. You will work in a fast-paced environment and apply creative problem-solving to build the next-generation platform for human connections.

Description of the company

Rola is an app created by a passionate and ambitious startup company on a mission to make connections effortless in a world where true human connection feels rarer by the year.

We have created and launched a beautiful app with just a team of 7 in less than two years. We did this by hiring the types of people who do excellent work, 100% of the time, and who aren't satisfied with traditional career growth, those who really want to push themselves and the company far ahead of what is expected. If you want to read more of the values we expect of our people you can do so here: https://www.rolashare.app

Ideal Candidate would have

  • Fluency or understanding of common languages, databases, operating systems, and cloud technology
  • Basic understanding of the web development cycle, programming techniques and tools, and predictive algorithms
  • A basic portfolio of software projects demonstrating robustness and efficiency
  • Great leadership, interpersonal, troubleshooting, and written/verbal communication skills
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical subject matter with business leaders, product managers, and software developers
  • Ability to work independently or with a group; To both follow instructions and think creatively
  • Shown understanding of Agile methodologies, such as SCRUM and Kanban
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience

Don’t have everything on this list? No problem! You can still be a good fit for this position. We want people with a positive attitude and eagerness to learn and grow.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding the product goals and strategy and effectively communicating with internal and external stake holders to effectively execute these goals with efficient and high-quality work
  • Assisting with the planning and development of scalable system architecture for new communication and social networking features
  • Ensuring the highest standard of code with attention to detail and thorough testing
  • Effectively allocating your time between tasks - ensuring that you can complete assigned tasks within the allocated timeline
  • With humility and patience, receiving feedback and assistance from senior engineers on critical tasks
  • Maintaining systems and responding quickly with fixes to bugs and other performance issues that may arise


  • Open, casual, and motivating company culture
  • Flexible working hours and option to work at home
  • Great working conditions
  • Challenging projects and a talented and supportive team
  • Continuous learning opportunities and great career trajectory
  • Results-driven (No politics!)
  • No micro-management; Freedom to be self-driving and self-directing

Job type

Short term contractor permanent, flexibility to be part or full time, competitive salary with growth far above market


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