Senior Software Backend Engineer


python javascript London | Full-Time

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We are a collective of engineers and designers who all share a passion for esports and betting. We exist to bring fans closer to the games they love. We are backed by some of London's top investors and industry all-stars. At Midnite, you'll shape the future of esports betting. Let's change the game together.

We're looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to take ownership of all backend development.

As a backend software engineer at Midnite, you'll work in a close knit team of experts in design, frontend development and quants (yes, we build our own models!!).

You will:

  • Write robust, maintainable, testable code in a timely manner (we move very fast!).
  • Ensure technical architecture is consistent with our roadmap.
  • Implement our own proprietary pricing models!
  • Uphold high engineering standards and bring consistency to the codebase and processes you will encounter.
  • Provide mentorship to your colleagues.
  • Help us hire great software engineers.

Our tech stack is implemented in python and javascript, is hosted on AWS and includes flask, socketio, postgresql, redis, elasticsearch, SQS and ansible. Our iphone app is written in swift.

All our code is linted, tested and automatically deployed to our test environment. We ship to production multiple times a day.

Knowledge in the above technologies is preferred but not necessary, willingness to get up to speed, being a great problem solver and upholding high engineering standards is what is important to us.


  • 5 or more years experience in working with web based applications at pace.
  • Worked with top in class team and experience scaling products.
  • Familiar with startup culture.
  • Ideally you'd also be an Esports fan!

You may fit this role if you:

  • Want to make an impact!
  • Thrive in a fast moving environment that only a start up can offer!
  • Help build a team
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative setting involving different stakeholders
  • Enjoy participating in brainstorming solutions to problems


  • A ground-floor role in which you’ll be integral to our company culture and help shape the direction of our brand
  • To be part of a growing community of Midnite employees, partners, investors, and advisors, all focused on our mission of building the future of esports betting.
  • Competitive equity and salary compensation (£65,000 to £85,000)
  • Office in central London near Leather Lane food market in Farringdon
  • Our team combines years of experience building world-class betting technology with deep esports domain expertise. We are as intentional about building a durable company and inclusive culture as we are about perfecting our product, and are serious about flexible work and professional development.

Apply below or by sending resume to [email protected]

Salary range £65,000 — 85,000

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