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Backend Developer

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LocationKuala Lumpur or Remote (Malaysia)
Salary RangeMYR 48,000/year - MYR 84,000/year

About the role

We are seeking a skilled Backend Developer to join our team. As a Backend Developer, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of our server-side web application logic. You will also work closely with our front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic.

We are particularly interested in hearing from you if:

  • You have at least 1 year of experience in backend development
  • Decent understanding of Node.js and its core principles, as well as common design patterns and libraries
  • Experience with databases such as Redis, MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with RESTful API development and integration
  • Decent understanding of authentication and authorization mechanisms, as well as security best practices
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Bonus points if:

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS
  • Experience with GraphQL

We offer a competitive salary and a dynamic work environment that encourages creativity and innovation. If you are passionate about backend development and want to work with a talented team of professionals, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

What is it like to work at Apex?

Apex employees are currently based in Malaysia. We are all trusted to produce high quality work in the remote-first environment that works best for us.

Apex is for people who own their role, learn quickly, are endlessly curious and find happiness in delivering consistently brilliant outcomes that push the company forward. We love to work with people who are passionate about working this way and will do whatever it takes to get things done.

Kindness is evident in how we work and there is a high level of respect across the team thanks to working hard. This allows us all to challenge ideas, be independent and attract world class talent to join us. We have an office in Kuala Lumpur should you wish to work there 5 days a week or visit occasionally.

What are some of the things you'll be doing?

In this role, you will be expected to:

  • Develop and maintain server-side web application logic
  • Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic
  • Design and implement data storage solutions using databases such as Redis, MySQL, or PostgreSQL
  • Develop and maintain APIs to support both internal and external services
  • Implement security and data protection measures to safeguard the application and its users
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues that arise during development, testing, and deployment
  • Write clean, maintainable, and testable code that adheres to coding standards and best practices
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in backend development and related fields
  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to other developers

What does the hiring process look like?

We respond to applicants before the end of each week and within 24 hours of each interview, we will request and share feedback at every stage.

Applicants can expect the following:

  1. Introductory phone call ~ 15 minutes
  2. Assessment ~ Take home + 60 minutes discussion
  3. Final interview ~ 45 minutes
  4. Offer stage

What will an offer consist of?

  • A competitive annual salary of between MYR48,000 - MYR84,000
  • Autonomous work. We work collaboratively on projects, working at your own flexibility according to pace of the team.
  • Paid time off. 12 days paid vacation leave. And other additional paid sick leave and paid parental leave.
  • Regular team bonding events in Kuala Lumpur.
  • A beautiful office to work in if you prefer working outside of home.