Senior Backend Developer – São Paulo – SP

About Squad

At Squad we build technological solutions with the aim to leverage the collective power of influence of groups for common goals. Our mission is to leverage our client’s connections with purpose and create a positive impact within the social communities they work with. We want to help our clients to extract more value from their group’s collective influence by improving their positioning on social media, helping them spread relevant content and by increasing the engagement.

We are now looking for the next member of our Squad. Is that person you?

Description of the role:

Do you want to be a part of a fast growing Start-up where you get the chance to take your career to the next level? Then Squad is the right decision for you! We are currently looking for a Senior Backend developer who will be a key player in our Dev-team. It is essential for the role that the candidate has excellent knowledge in developing RESTful API’s and is familiar with good practices in Python. The developer should embrace performance challenges with relational and non-relational Databases and its fundamental that the person has a Big Data mindset.

As a first step you will be introduced into the new platform that Squad is developing, but since we are working towards specific launching dates with tight deadlines we expect that you quickly learn and become independent within your role.

What are some examples of daily duties?

  • Participate in planning, estimation, progress tracking, and daily scrums.
  • Relentlessly identify and optimize performance bottlenecks.
  • Collaborate with other developers, QA, PM’s and managers to enhance the
    effectiveness of the tech stack.

What are we looking for at Squad?

You don’t need to have a specific degree but we require documentation showing knowledge in development. The technical skills that this role requires is:

  • Knowledge in Python, Django REST Framework
  • Experience within Relational and Non-relational database such as
    PostgreSQL, Redis, Mongo DB, Couch DB and other NoSQL Databases
  • Skills within “Big Data”, distributed systems and data
  • Have experience of work in Scrum team / Agile development approach
  • Experience within Mac and Linux environment
  • Communicate well in English

Previous work experience in Data Analysis is considered a big plus but not a requirement. We all wear multiple hats and cannot be experts in everything at once. This is an important project for Squad and to be a part of it will definitely give good career opportunities in the future.

You will fit in well at Squad if:

  • You are results-oriented and enjoy being independent and proactive
  • You are hungry and enjoy being constantly challenged to learn and do more
  • You embrace conflict of ideas and like to question the status quo
  • You learn fast and easily adapt to changing situations and priorities
  • You believe in building great products and doing great work with high
  • You want to understand the big picture, to be held accountable and make
    a meaningful contribution with your work

This position suits you with experience in working with small groups and who has the ability to work remote. You will get the chance to work from home but we also have co-workers in Belo Horizonte and Sao Paulo.

Salary R$ 7000.00 + transport

To work as a freelancer.

Submit your resume to and inform in the e-mail subject “Senior Backend Developer”.

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