Golden Gate Ventures


Backend Engineer - Site Reliability at
Singapore is looking for a Backend Engineer with a focus in Site Reliability to join our diverse team of people who are passionate about taking the real estate industry properly into the age of technology through innovation and a desire to solve its multitude of challenges.

You’ll be responsible for tasks ranging between writing application APIs, maintaining and improving the infrastructure that keeps running, and building internal tools that improve team productivity. This will involve a healthy mix of system and software engineering skills to ensure is performant and available as it scales to the greater region of Southeast Asia and beyond.


  • Self motivated and a deep feeling of ownership.
  • ‘uptime’. Now that’s something that makes you smile
  • You can’t stand sloppy APIs, and you know when you should return 401 vs 403 vs 418
  • You agree that code is for humans to read and only incidentally for computers to execute
  • :() { : | : }; : makes you giggle
  • You RTFM and will paste an html peace character somewhere in your application.
  • You have no problem setting up and configuring a Linux/UNIX server from scratch
  • Are able to conceive, convince, implement and maintain reasonable database schemas for our data
  • You work well with teams
  • You thrive in an startup environment
  • Good programming skills in one of C++/Java, Javascript, Python or Go, and an ability to pick up new ones (Python is a plus).
  • Experience in the Linux environment and a good understanding of its fundamentals and internals: filesystems and modern memory management, threads and processes, the user/kernel-space divide, etc.
  • A good understanding of large-scale distributed systems in practice, including multi-tier architectures, application security, monitoring and storage systems.
  • Working knowledge of the TCP/IP stack, internet routing and load balancing.

Bonus requirements:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline but NOT REQUIRED. Equivalent practical experience is a reasonable substitute.

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