Back-end Engineer

Y Group
Y is a fast growing firm focusing on strategy development, analytics and execution.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • EUR30.000 - 35.000
    Gross Anual Salary
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeRequired language: English

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Y is a fast-growing advisory firm focusing on strategy, execution and analytics. We have offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Delhi, Dubai, London, Madrid, Porto & Zurich. At Y we do not just have clients, but we develop true partnerships so that we can deliver real long-term value and enable our people and business partners to realize their full potential.

Our team consists of over 300 entrepreneurial & passionate people with distinct personalities from various backgrounds and nationalities.

In Porto, we have our product development team, mostly composed of highly skilled engineers who ideate, design and implement products that disrupt our clients' standard processes. Working in our team means you will be driving decisions that will shape products that will directly impact the lives of thousands of people.

We are looking for a Back-end Engineer who will help Y develop core product features by using the right technologies and collaborating with the Front-end and Tech teams.

How will your day-to-day look like?

  • Build and expand our APIs and services, written in Java and/or NodeJS
  • Collaborate with front-end engineers to deliver user-facing features
  • Monitor and improve server-side performance
  • Write unit, integration, and load tests as necessary
  • Actively participate in code reviews
  • Write and review technical proposals
  • Improve engineering standards, tooling, and processes

Main requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information System or closely related field
  • At least 2 years of experience with an Object-Oriented Programming language and the ability to write efficient, maintainable code
  • Experience with concurrent users application development
  • Knowledge of SQL and also be familiar with other data structures
  • Familiarity with data structures and fundamentals of algorithm design
  • Knowledge and experience with Git and Git Workflows
  • Experience with SOA, micro-services and/or RESTful design patterns
  • Strong knowledge of English

Nice to have

  • AWS experience is desirable but not a requisite


  • One of the best health insurances available
  • Snacks & Drinks in the office every day
  • Regular compensation reviews
  • Exciting opportunities to travel and experience international business clients
  • Pet-friendly offices
  • Flexible holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home 1 day per week
  • Regular team gatherings
  • UNLIMITED FREE DRAUGHT BEER 🍺 🍺 (yes, we work for/with one of the major beer companies)

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