Senior Back-end Engineer in Baubap

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About Baubap

We are a fast-growing, Mexican fintech startup with the mission to become the bridge to people’s financial freedom through technology.

We are providing microloans to people in financial need through a fast and efficient process, always treating them with the respect and dignity they deserve.

Our long-term vision is be the most inclusive digital bank in LATAM with more than 2.5 million clients.

About your role

As a Senior Backend Engineer, you'll be instrumental in shaping the future of our product, making sure it's reliable, secure, and scalable. You'll have the chance to work on projects that directly impact the success of our business and our customers.


  • Design, develop, test, and maintain highly scalable, high-performing, and robust backend systems and services


  • Work closely with the frontend team, product managers, and designers to define feature specifications and build the next generation of our products.
  • Participate in all phases of the development cycle – concept, design, development, testing, and release.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed, scalability, and reliability.
  • Ensure all systems are designed and coded for security, privacy, and adherence to SOLID principles.
  • Proactively identify and resolve software inefficiencies and potential issues.
  • Contribute to the entire software development lifecycle including design, development, documentation, testing, and operations.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior engineers.
  • Regularly review and refine our backend engineering practices, ensuring high-quality software construction in accordance with SOLID principles.As a Senior Backend Engineer, you'll be instrumental in shaping the future of our product, making sure it's reliable, secure, and scalable. You'll have the chance to work on projects that directly impact the success of our business and our customers.

What You Bring to the Team

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in backend development.
  • Deep understanding and practical experience in applying SOLID principles.
  • Strong experience with data storage technologies such as MySQL and caching databases.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, or Azure.
  • Strong understanding of API design and RESTful principles.
  • Excellent understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design principles
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and excellent communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies, Unit testing, Continuous Integration (CI), and Continuous Delivery (CD) practices.
  • Great communication skills, and ability to explain how software is working to a non-technical audience.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in implementing security and data protection measures.
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices and tools.
  • Experience in a high-growth tech environment or startup.
  • Experience in leading technical projects or teams.
  • Experience with performance tuning and system load testing.
  • Proficiency in using PHP and Python for backend development.
  • Experience in working with Docker for creating containers and managing microservices.
  • Strong familiarity with Linux environment, and experience in Linux server management and scripting.

What we can offer you

  • Being part of a multinational, highly driven team of professionals,
  • Flexible and remote working environment,
  • High level of ownership and independence
  • 20 vacations days / year + bonus
  • 1 month Christmas bonus
  • Health & Life insurance
  • Vales de despensa $3112 mxn / month
  • Home office set-up budget
  • Unlimited budget for Kindle books
  • Competitive salary.

Wellness program Baubap offers or subsidies mental and/or physical health activities.
Pet-friendly Pets are welcome at the premises.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Internal talks Baubap offers space for internal talks or presentations during working hours.
Life insurance Baubap pays or copays life insurance for employees.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Digital library Access to digital books or subscriptions.
Health coverage Baubap pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Dental insurance Baubap pays or copays dental insurance for employees.
Computer provided Baubap provides a computer for your work.
Education stipend Baubap covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Conference stipend Baubap covers tickets and/or some expenses for conferences related to the position.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Baubap gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Parental leave over legal Baubap offers paid parental leave over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in Mexico, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Argentina or Uruguay.

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