Backend Developer

In-office, Remote or Hybrid
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About the job

We are a growth-stage start-up looking to expand with the addition of a new  Backend Developer. We are looking for candidates who have a decent experience and a proven track record in development and maintaining production-level projects.


As a rapidly growing company, Pivony is seeking a Senior Backend Engineer.

Here’s what you will be doing

  • Develop new api services, write tests, and enable integrations with 3rd party systems by writing Python codes
  • Help us identify and develop solutions to improve automation, build harnesses, and simplify our platform and processes
  • Define the high-level architecture of the cloud-based platform, and create execution plans to implement and deliver the platform
  • Develop, deploy, and provide continuous improvements for Microservices, containers and container orchestration systems.

Professional Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field and 2+ years of experience; or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in Python Frameworks (Flask or Django)
  • 2+ years of work-experience using AWS cloud and its resources/services.
  • Strong coding skills with strong competencies in data structures and algorithms.
  • Strong work-experience in Relational Databases including PostgreSQL.
  • Experience in non-relational databases (Mongo DB, Cassandra, Dynamo DB) is a big plus.
  • Solid understanding of REST API Services and JSON structures.
  • Solid understanding of Agile methodologies with the ability to break up requirements into more manageable tasks
  • Experience with data systems that support machine learning workflows and data lifecycle is a plus.
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, and reliability of services provided.

Personal Specification/Skills

  • Willingness to own development and operations in a worldwide cloud production environment
  • Excellent communication, presentation, networking, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to multitask and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with rapid technology changes and complex customer requirements.
  • Being a self-starter - ability to execute and implement change.
  • The desire to continue to deepen technical skills.
  • Strong team culture, collaboration, and communication skills.
  • Ability to build solid relationships with team members and co-workers
  • Self-reliant, self-motivated with a "can do" attitude.
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, and reliability of services provided.
  • Ability to analyze and fix problems quickly
  • Ability to manage time efficiently, working independently and on a team
  • Always moving forward to build, refine, and grow.
  • Eager to learn and apply new skills quickly
  • Advanced level of English (written and spoken) is required.

What We Offer

  • A high growth-paced start-up environment with collaborative and unique team culture
  • Professional growth and career opportunities
  • Challenging projects, regular feedback
  • Fun and relax working environment
  • Stock Option plan


We’ll review your application along with the others, and pick the top profiles for a screening call. If you have been selected as a short-listed candidate, we will contact you for a short interview to get to know you better. If you don’t get a call, please don’t be disappointed! We receive many applications for each role and have to prioritize who we speak to. In the next step, we will send you a case study to assess your skills. The process will be finalized with a final interview. This usually takes 2 weeks in average.

ABOUT Pivony

Pivony is a cloud-based platform that enables B2C marketers to see and explore changing customer needs with just a few clicks.

We are a US based SaaS company that drives growth for its clients through in-depth consumer insights analyses with speed and efficiency. How do we achieve this? We analyze customer insights by collecting data from any data source where consumers share their ideas, thoughts and demands using AI based deep learning technology.

We make it visible ever-evolving customer expectations to the key decision makers in B2C companies. Our vision is to help to build a world where B2C brands truly understand the motives of consumers in an effortless way.

Thank you for taking the time to apply for a position at Pivony!

Here at Pivony, we provide equal opportunity in a zero-discrimination workplace and not just welcome but also embrace everyone without regard to sex, race, color, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, citizenship, or marital status.

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