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Back End Lead Engineer

Desygner Gold Coast, Gold Coast

Job Description

Join Knowz, an Exciting AI Platform Born from Desygner

Are you a seasoned web back end engineer looking to make an impact in the world of AI technology? Knowz, a cutting-edge AI platform born from Desygner, is seeking a Back End Lead Engineer to take ownership of our infrastructure and drive the development of innovative solutions.

The Role

As the Back End Lead Engineer at Knowz, you will be responsible for owning and enhancing our existing web implementation, including API endpoints, connections with in-house AI services, asynchronous tasks (queues), and websockets. Additionally, you will continue to develop connectors with external platforms and authentication mechanisms, collaborating closely with our CTO and the frontend team. You will play a key role in defining and implementing core components of the Knowz platform, including web building blocks, data-lake inputs, API endpoints, and integrations with Desygner.


Proven experience in back end development, with expertise in PHP and Symfony framework.
Experience with database systems such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, or Redis.
Familiarity with asynchronous task processing and message queues (e.g., RabbitMQ, SQS).
Knowledge of websockets and real-time communication protocols.
Experience in designing and implementing RESTful APIs.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
Passion for AI technology and a desire to innovate and drive continuous improvement.
Preferred Qualifications (Not Required but Beneficial)

Familiarity with microservices architecture and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
Understanding of security best practices for web applications.
Previous experience working in Agile development environments.
Additional Information

At Knowz, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI technology and collaborate with a talented team of professionals. We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive work environment where your contributions are valued and recognized.

Thank you for considering Knowz for this Back End Lead Engineer position. If you are passionate about back end development and eager to take on new challenges in the exciting field of AI technology, we encourage you to apply. Join us as we shape the future of AI together.

About Knowz

Knowz is on a mission to transform the way businesses operate with our AI-driven solutions. Our motto, "Stop searching, start asking," encapsulates our commitment to simplifying complex processes and empowering users to make data-driven decisions effortlessly. With our focus on enterprise search, brand governance, AI assistants, and learning intelligence, Knowz is paving the way for a future where AI revolutionizes every aspect of business operations.

About Desygner

As the parent company of Knowz, Desygner is a leading technology firm dedicated to making design, branding, and marketing simpler for everyone. With a global audience of nearly 40 million users, Desygner offers both B2C ( and B2B ( solutions, serving big corporate clients and industry leaders alike. Our innovative technology in graphic design, on-brand content creation, PDF editing, and intelligent design automation sets us apart as industry leaders, driving success for our users and clients worldwide

Postcode: 4217 (Gold Coast, Gold Coast)

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