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Senior Backend Engineer

Via

Via

Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Via is using technology to transform transportation around the world. From changing a single person’s daily commute to reducing humanity’s collective environmental footprint — we’ve got huge goals.

As a Senior Backend Engineer at Via, you’ll join to our R&D center in London. The position is to be part of a Development team responsible for Via’s production quality, cutting-edge server software and scalable, robust infrastructure to deliver Via's ride sharing service. You will also build the cloud based tools that enable Via's dispatch operators and drivers to seamlessly handle real-time shared rides in mass scale.
What You'll Do
  • Implementing the components that bind complex routing, real-time customer and driver management, mass scale user communication into a complete, mission critical service.
  • Defining and implementing effective cloud infrastructure scaling solutions based on best-in-class standard tools.Designing and implementing POCs and production ready sub-systems to handle customer service, advanced analytics , operational shift management and more.
Who You Are
  • BSc. Computer Science or similar.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of Backend programming in an object oriented programming language experience -Must
  • Python + GO - advantage
  • Familiar with cloud-based deployment (AWS or other platforms) -Must
  • k8s + serverless - advantage
  • Not afraid of multi tasking between many programming languages, each suitable for different tasks.
  • Fast learner: you can quickly master concepts, disciplines and methods.
  • Team Player, great communication skills
  • You hear about a difficult problem and are able to transform it into a simple one (or more), that you can easily solve.
We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around.

We created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.

Via was founded with the guiding principle that we go further when we go together. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated at Via.
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Via is an equal opportunity employer.#LI-NF1