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Back-end Developer

Full-time, Capital Region
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Design distributed databases, and universal "work package" description language. Work with our Node.js Express backend on Heroku, Amazon EC2 and GSE. Develop Pui Command Line Interface, extend our account management tools, and implement clever integrations to other commonly used systems such as Slack, Google Apps, and more. You will make clear and well designed API that is enjoyed by the of OSS community in the creative field.

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Distributed dadabasesCommand Line InterfaceAPIIntegrationsAccountsCreative work management

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To apply, take a quick (~17 min) test and we'll take it from there!


At Puida we are building software to help creative people and companies managing their work. Puida solutions will enable creatives to work together separately by tracking what they care the most and allowing collaboration with others without a headache.

We are a community of process oriented people who have effective relationships with many satisfied clients. We are committed to understanding the creative industry intimately.

We need a strong team to accomplish our mission, and therefore we are looking for you. We are offering an exciting position where you can shape the future of creative work and experience a start-up journey.

What you will do

You will be joining a small growing start-up team and get to define the backend development standard for Puida. Your focus will be on taking ownership and leading development actions for Puida product’s command line artistic work package management system and backend NodeJS Rest API our package manager.

The position is full-time located in Helsinki, Finland and we are glad to help you to relocate here if needed.

Your responsibilities

  • Writing necessary API for our database product (PuiDB)
  • Writing necessary API (Rest + GraphQL) for our account management systems
  • Helping transfor PuiDB to storage and transfer protocol agnostic database
  • Structure and rewrite the prototype of our CLI package manager pui
  • Structure and refactor existing database NodeJS/Express code and expand Rest API to satisfy requirements of pui
  • Write test cases for major command line and database features
  • Expand features based on customer needs
  • Work with front-end developers to support needs of artistic friendly interface
  • Having fun while creating something amazing for our users even though our work may sometimes be hard

What are we looking for 

  • Proficient oral and written communications skills in English. Collaborates well in a team environment. Sensitive to clients’ needs, can develop warm client relationships. Learning Finnish is not required.
  • You believe package/artifact based version control is the future and git is so 1995, and _git submodules_are something.. *cough*
  • You challenge us daily to make better choices on our tech stack
  • Experience with DevOps practices, as we are defining CreaOps practices! a plus
  • Proven history of (potentially open source) development of complex database architectures and clean command line interfaces - impress us with what you have done a huge plus
  • Experience with gaming or animation industry is a huge plus

Benefits we offer 

We are really changing the way people collaborate together! 

  • Health & Wellness - We take care of our employees. You will define how you want to work. 
  • Learning & Development - We challenge you every day. We embrace and celebrate failures!
  • Parental Leave - Planning for kids? We believe changing the world starts early.
  • Work Remotely - Well.. we are trying to build a system to collaborate remotely. It would be silly if we wouldn't embrace it at Puida. Work at home, if you want.

We will fulfill the role as soon as we find a suitable candidate!

To apply, take a quick (~17 min) test and we'll take it from there!


Perks & Benefits

Flexible work hours and vacation: Morning person or night owl, this job is for you
Free coffee / tea: Get your caffeine fix for free
Located near public transit: Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace
Skill development program: We want to take you from good to great
Maternity / paternity leave: Kids are the future, go spend time with them
Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan

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