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Univers Tech

back end software engineer with aws certification

Company: Univers Tech

Location: Fort Lauderdale FL

Posted on: May 26

Back-End Software Engineer with AWS Certification

Univers Tech

Industry: Fintech

Function: Back-End Software Engineer

Employment type: Full-time

Duration: Indefinite

Location: Remote (or local in NYC or Fort Lauderdale)

Travel requirements: None

Job Description:

Have you ever wanted to build a product from scratch? To be one of the first employees of a company? To be a part of something big, and not just a cog in the machine?

If so - this is the role for you.

Univers Tech ( is an early-stage start-up seeking to build a more connected world. Currently, we are working on an exciting fintech application that will streamline the management of personal finances. As a Back-End Software Engineer with AWS Certification, you can help us develop the product and its features from ideation to implementation. Youll work closely with the founding team, and be an integral part of a tight-knit engineering team working to build the architecture, design and implement new features, and take the lead to launch new products. In addition, you will provide support for our AWS infrastructure.

If you're a back-end software developer with AWS Certification who wants to create and build something that has an obvious and significant impact, then you might have just found the right opportunity. We're looking for innovators, left-fielders, odd-ballers, people who stick their toes right on the line and then cross it, just to see what happens. As we are searching for someone who can support the technical strategy for our product, it'll help if you've had experience with Fintech or other startups. It's likely youre a number of years into your career, and perhaps with a traditional engineering background.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

In this role, you will:

  • Contribute to and own backend code, creating well thought-out code with an emphasis on quality, simplicity, maintainability, scalability, and performance.
  • Design and maintain engineering architecture for features spanning web/app backends, APIs, microservices, and databases.
  • Work cross-functionally with design, product, and engineering to build a world-class user experience. Participate in the full life cycle of our products including design, development, code reviews, testing, documentation, and deployment.
  • Design, implement, and maintain our AWS-based infrastructure, including network, security, and deployment.
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts and tools for infrastructure provisioning and application deployment.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot application and infrastructure issues.
  • Implement and enforce best practices for security, compliance, and performance.
  • Continuously evaluate and recommend new technologies and tools to improve our DevOps practices.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative start-up environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Equity options at a well-funded startup
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Performance-based bonuses

Minimum requirements:

  • AWS certification
  • Strong experience in designing, implementing, and managing cloud-based infrastructure on AWS
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g., Python, Java, Node.js)
  • Experience with automation and configuration management tools (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, cross-functional work environment.
  • Strong ability to adapt and address unique challenges in collaborative and creative ways.
  • Experience with financial data.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Math, Statistics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to communicate complex technical material in a brief and clear manner to a range of audiences.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, curiosity, and an innovative spirit. Has an independent work ethic, is extremely detail-oriented, self-motivated, and a fast learner. You feel confident you can jump into the deep end and hit the ground running. You are able to cope with tight deadlines in a dynamic environment with changing priorities. Experience working in a startup-like environment preferred.

If you love engineering and are passionate about creating software that makes a meaningful difference to peoples' financial health, you belong at Univers Tech.