Growth Engineer for Backlog

Location: New York, U.S.

Type: Full Time

Salary: Negotiable

* Support visas but only for the developers who are already working in U.S. legally.

* Must have at least 3 years of professional experience.

Job Description

We are looking for a Growth Engineer that will mainly be focused on the design and implementation of system-wide A/B testing to optimize sign-up, on-boarding, usability and payment flows.  You will work closely with Director of Marketing and Tech lead to achieve the growth goal.  You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by other team members into the application. A deep understanding of front-end technologies is necessary as well.



  • Proficient in analytical softwares such as Mixpanel and Google Analytics.
  • Design and Implementation of the frontend and the backend applications to fully utilize data analytical softwares.
  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic.
  • Optimization of the application for high speed and scalability.
  • Design and Implementation of security and data protection.
  • Design and Implementation of data storage solutions and multithreaded Web Application (Java) utilizing web application frameworks.
  • Develops applications using dependency injection and configuration driven behaviors.
  • Conduct Unit tests, code review, refactoring current source code, assessment and improvement of performance.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge on front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 (BEM).
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance.
  • Strong knowledge on API connection security such as Token-based and Oauth2 authentication.
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system.
  • Data migration, transformation, scripting, setup and administration of backups.
  • Haxe, JavaScript, KnockoutJS.
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests (JUnit, Jenkins).
  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language (Java, JavaScript, and Scala).
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • JDBC, SQL, MySQL, XML, JSON, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI, Haxe, KnockoutJS. Excellent understanding of OOP, Design Patterns.
  • Build tool: Maven, Gradle.
  • Web Services development experience, knowledge of Linux/UNIX, SQL.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.