Senior Backend Developer

Vancouver, BC

OVOU is a fast growing startup that empowers professionals to make better connections using our smart business card. We are on a mission to shape the future of networking. Our goal is to make every interaction count, help our customers tell their story and turn every encounter into meaningful relationships. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team and help us build scalable products.

Job Description:

We are looking for a Python developer to help us build scalable backend systems.

Responsibilities will include developing and maintaining backend services and APIs to support new and existing product initiatives.



  • Bachelors in Computer Science (or similar degree or diploma), or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years experience coding in Python
  • 5+ years experience in developing APIs
  • Ability to write clean, readable, testable code
  • Extensive knowledge of Agile frameworks (Scrum/Kanban, TDD, DDD)
  • Expert in troubleshooting and large codebase navigation
  • Problem solvers who take initiative with a love for learning
  • Collaborative individuals eager to share knowledge through mentorship and technical distribution
  • Strong leadership and communication skills


  • Work across multiple teams and with multiple key stakeholders (engineers, QA, product manager, and designers) from requirements all the way to production to build maintainable, scalable, and high-quality products.
  • Work with the Engineering team to ensure best practices (e.g. code reviews, code coverage, deployment and sprint rituals etc.)
  • All other duties within the scope and spirit of the position.Current Tech Stack:
  • Python / Django, Docker, React, Digital Ocean, Gitlab CI/CD


  • DevOps and/or experience designing architecture solutions

Working at OVOU:

We operate like a sports team and we look for high performing individuals that work well in team dynamics. If you thrive in fast changing environments, want to be part of an exciting startup with a diverse team, you'll enjoy working at OVOU.

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