Freelance Back-end Developer
About the job
Toptal freelancers work with speed and efficiency to deliver the highest quality of work. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their client’s business, and ready to work on exciting projects with Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley startups, with great rates and zero hassles. If you are looking for a place to advance your career, enhance your skill set, and build connections around the globe, Toptal is right for you.
Toptal is an exclusive network of top freelancers from around the world. Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley startups hire Toptal for their most important projects. Toptal is one of the fastest-growing fully remote networks and empowers freelance software developers, designers, finance experts, product managers, and project managers worldwide to grow and excel in their freelance careers.
Toptal clients vary in sizes and industries, from enterprise organizations and big tech companies to Silicon Valley startups and renowned universities. Once you enter the network, our matchers will contact you with project opportunities that fit your expertise and preferences. We have experts in over 120 countries who get to work remotely on projects that meet their career ambitions.
About the role
We’re always looking for exceptional Back-end developers (independent contractors) to help our clients reach the next level! At Toptal, you will have the opportunity to develop new features and improve the quality of the existing codebase. Some of your main responsibilities will include: (1) write elegant, efficient, and testable code that is easy to maintain and debug, (2) cover code with tests and perform manual testing of features, while reviewing the work of colleagues, and (3) work on the infrastructure part of the project, collaborating with infrastructure Engineers. You will research, implement, test, and help other teams integrate new tools, and maintain some microservices that are in use across the whole Engineering departments. Most of our work is in Ruby, but we are not limited to it; we also develop and support Elixir, Node.js solutions, we work with ElasticSearch and Kafka, and we are into Docker, Kubernetes, and others.
- English language proficiency
- 3+ years of professional experience in software development
- Solid experience with Ruby on Rails or/and Go is a strong advantage
- Project management skills
- A keen attention to detail
- Experience with system architecture or leading a software team is a strong advantage
- Full-time availability is a strong advantage
Full Time (preferred)
Related Skills:Back-end DevelopmentJava.NET
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