CTO/Lead Back-end Engineer in SafeNote

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SafeNote is pioneering a transformative approach to venture capital analysis. We are developing an advanced web application that leverages cutting-edge technologies like OpenAI, LangChain, Pinecone, and integrates with various financial data/market data API vendors. Our platform aims to streamline the venture capital workflow by automating the generation of investment memos, organizing company pitches, and providing a comprehensive platform for analysts to access crucial data efficiently.

Our application is built on a robust backend infrastructure, primarily using Python and FastAPI, connected to a PostgreSQL database. The data is stored in an internal vector database, which is then utilized by generative AI models to auto-populate investment memos, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.

Job functions

  1. Technical Leadership: Provide technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration across multiple client engagements from definition phase through implementation.
  2. Backend Development: Lead the design and implementation of the application's backend infrastructure, ensuring scalability, performance, and security.
  3. Database Management: Oversee the design, maintenance, and optimization of our PostgreSQL database and internal vector database. Ensure data integrity, security, and efficient querying capabilities.
  4. Integration with External APIs: Integrate various financial and market data APIs into our platform, ensuring seamless data retrieval and processing.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Proven experience as a CTO or similar leadership role in backend development.
  • Proficiency in Python, FastAPI, and PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with AI and ML integrations is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, leadership qualities, and a team-oriented mindset.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Desirable skills

  1. Technical Expertise:
    • Proficiency in Python and web frameworks like Flask, FastAPI or Django.
    • Strong knowledge of PostgreSQL and experience with ORMs like SQLAlchemy.
    • Familiarity with vector databases.
    • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  2. API Integration:
    • Experience integrating third-party APIs, especially financial and market data APIs.
    • Understanding of RESTful services and GraphQL.
  3. AI & ML Knowledge:
    • Familiarity with AI/ML frameworks and platforms like OpenAI, TensorFlow, or PyTorch.
    • Experience with prompt engineering
  4. Security:
    • Knowledge of security best practices, especially in web applications handling sensitive financial data.
    • Experience with OAuth, JWT, and other authentication and authorization methods.
  5. DevOps & CI/CD:
    • Familiarity with containerization tools like Docker and orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.
    • Experience setting up and maintaining CI/CD pipelines using tools like Jenkins, Travis CI, or GitHub Actions.


Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

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