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Back End Software Engineer

Website Pronti

We’re searching for a Back End Engineer at Pronti to join our rapidly growing team as we build the best personalized shopping and wardrobe assistant.

Our goal is to unlock the potential of millions of apparel brands by revolutionizing the way we shop and dress. Our users benefit from the smart wardrobe assistant’s recommendations in both what-to-wear from your closet, and what-to-buy that matches your closet. We believe personalization can impact fashion sustainability and enable self expression.

Pronti is almost at 1M downloads and we’re close to 2M likes on TikTok! We’re available on the Google Play, Apple App store and also have Shopify app integrations.

Our Culture 
Pronti’s culture is based on innovation, collaboration, and growth. We believe that a good team is one that encourages sharing crazy ideas, one that provides a safe space to make mistakes, and one that aids in turning those mistakes into learning experiences. Pronti is all about creating opportunities to grow through a structured, fast-paced environment. We are passionate, inclusive, and friendly entrepreneurial individuals looking to revolutionize the way we dress.

Remote? In-person? Hybrid? 
We’re currently a remote team but there is an option for hybrid or in person work if you are in Kitchener-Waterloo. We have a cool office at the Velocity Incubator.

Responsibilities 
You will be directly responsible for many of the innovative features we’ll be working on for our cloud based app that supports iOS and Android apps. You will collaborate with Machine Learning Engineers, Front End Developers, other Back End Developers, the CEO, and the Design team.  You’ll work on the early stages of creating, optimizing, and iterating on our app and have a voice in discussing our overall business and customers. You also get to be involved in production deployment, scaling, and testing.

Our Back End Engineers are never bored and we have a broad range of tasks and problems to solve.

What we’re looking for 
We are seeking self motivated individuals with the desire to continuously learn and the following skills:

Technical Skills:

Building RESTful microservices using Flask, Python and SQLAlchemy
Using and managing databases, especially PostgreSQL
Experience with Google Cloud
Development best practices, including Git and automated testing (CI/CD)
Monitoring, optimizing and debugging systems in production
Integrating with external APIs
Agile methodology
These skills are not required but are good cross over skills:

Experience configuring and scaling apps using Kubernetes and Docker
Experience putting ML into production is an asset
Experience with non-relational databases is an asset
Personal Skills:

Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Builds trust
Good communication skills
Initiative is a core attribute
Self-driven individual and able to engage with different teams
Fast learner with hands-on mentality
Curious about new tech and advances in the industry, think further than the solution appears to require
Desire or experience working in a start up environment

To apply for this job please visit pronti.notion.site.