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Backend Developer


Remote worldwide

Posted about 1 month ago

Zaapi is a VC-backed startup from Singapore on a mission to equip Southeast Asia’s e-commerce sellers with the tools to supercharge their growth.

Tech stack

  • TypeScript

Our Company

Zaapi (www.zaapi.com) is a VC-backed startup from Singapore on a mission to equip Southeast Asia’s e-commerce sellers with the tools to supercharge their growth. Whether selling through web, chat or across channels, e-commerce sellers use Zaapi to manage all their workflows and activities in one place, with one beautiful software solution.

Backed by Global Founders Capital, Flash Ventures, Partech, Flourish Ventures, Tekton Ventures, 1982 Ventures, Iterative VC, Kaya Founders and other leading global investors 🚀

The Role

We are looking for a backend developer with 2+ years of engineering experience to join our engineering team. As a Backend Developer, you will be responsible for building the critical infrastructure that powers thousands of businesses across Southeast Asia.

Are you a star engineer with a passion for building impactful products? Then this role is for you!


  • Play a key role in designing, developing and maintaining the backend system that powers our e-commerce and payment platform
  • Work closely with our front-end engineers to connect data pipelines to our user-facing platform and other presentation layers
  • Tackle technology and data problems – how do we continuously improve our handling, processing, and presentation of data?
  • You will develop for scale, building scalable micro-services
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Collaborate with other team members
  • Write developer documentation
  • Write unit test cases and integration tests
  • Document best practices for how to extend our products/features
  • Optimise backend services for maximum speed and scalability


  • Bangkok


Minimum Qualifications

  • 2+ years software development experience
  • Strong Javascript/Typescript Knowledge.
  • Experience building backend services in NestJS
  • API design and implementation experience
  • Program mostly in TypeScript and continuously work towards improving your own and your team’s skills
  • Proficiency in handling data stored in both relational and non-relational database management systems
  • You enjoy reviewing and documenting code, pair programming, and get excited about improving tools and processes
  • You’re a proficient communicator and have excellent written and verbal English.
  • You have a passion for eCommerce!
  • You’re comfortable working remotely

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have experience in platform engineering work such as creating CI/CD pipelines and understand common deployment patterns
  • Experience with Terraform and Vault

Our Tech Stack

  • Backend: NestJs (NodeJs/Express)
  • Database: MongoDB, PostgreSQL
  • Github Actions, CircleCI


  • Flexible Benefit: USD600 per year
  • Health insurance
  • Hybrid working
  • International working environment
  • 14 days of annual leave



Contract type

Full time

Visa sponsorship

Not provided

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