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API Backend Developer 

Yacademy | Full-time | Jakarta, Indonesia  

Brief description 

Reporting to the CTO, you will be responsible for developing a platform to support our e-learning courses. The e-learning platform consists of mobile apps and a web platform. Your responsibility is to develop a strong platform for our users. Working closely together with the rest our tech team you will implement and optimize delivery methods for our courses based on continuous feedback.

As a person you are eager to build and create and you have a passion for learning. 


  • Developing a full-scale e-learning platform to support the SEA market
  • Bridging the gap between our web platform and mobile platform
  • Integrating new courses, delivery methods, payment gateways, personal scoring and gamification 

Qualifications and requirements

  • Javascript / TypeScript, ES6-> ES2017, Classes
  • NodeJS
  • Crypto library
  • Understanding for JWT and multiple tokens authorisation (*constant time algorithms)
  • Understanding how to prevent attacks (i.e. Constant time comparisons, SQL Injections and etc)
  • PostgreSQL and Pooling (optimised queries, understanding of Materialized Views, partitioning and etc)
  • Redis PubSub (or RabbitMQ)
  • Experienced Async programming (Bluebird Promises, Async/Await, Event loop concept & limits)
  • Testing (Mocha or similar)
  • Analytical and problem-solving mindset
  • Eager to learn 
  • Ability to set and follow deadlines
  • Experience with Functional programming RxJS is a plus
  • Experience with Go-lang is a big plus 
  • Experience with Understanding of micro services and business logic/modules separation is a plus
  • Passionate about working in a startup is a plus
  • Knowledge of digital technology and innovation is a plus

Life at Yacademy

  • Yacademy provides Education for a Digital Future. Our team’s mission is to build a community that is at the forefront of Digital Technology & Innovation
  • We are a dynamic, thriving and innovative work environment. We're based in Jakarta, surrounded by other emerging start-ups
  • We offer competitive salaries, access to any of our courses, and great colleagues - who wouldn't want to work with us!

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