Senior Backend Engineer (Mobile)

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S$8,674 - S$14,057 / Monthly EST

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Years of Experience
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Tech Stacks
Redis MySQL Kotlin Flink kafka Kubernetes Spark Hive Java Analytics play API Docker Rest API

Job Description

We are seeking a talented Backend Engineer to join our Mobile Team at Shopee. As a Backend Engineer, you will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining the backend systems that power our mobile applications. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions that enhance the user experience and contribute to the success of our platform.


  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable backend systems for our mobile applications.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code in Java and Kotlin.
  • Implement and integrate Kafka for building real-time data pipelines.
  • Utilize Redis for caching and improving system performance.
  • Work with MySQL to design and optimize database schemas and queries.
  • Collaborate with data engineering teams to understand and leverage technologies like Hive, Flink, and Spark for data processing and analytics.
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and adherence to best practices.
  • Identify and troubleshoot performance and reliability issues in the backend systems.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers and frontend engineers, to deliver high-quality software solutions.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and technologies relevant to backend engineering and mobile development.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field with 2years or more experience working in a related field.
  • Strong proficiency in Java and Kotlin programming languages.
  • Experience with Kafka for building real-time data pipelines.
  • Familiarity with Redis for caching and improving system performance.
  • Solid understanding of MySQL and experience with designing and optimizing database schemas and queries.
  • Knowledge of data engineering concepts and technologies like Hive, Flink, and Spark.
  • Familiarity with mobile development frameworks and platforms.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with other backend technologies and frameworks.
  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of microservices architecture and RESTful API design principles.

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