Backend Mentor & Architect (PostgreSQL)

Salary Unpaid

Backend Mentor & Architect

At The Collective, we're on a mission to empower individuals through technology-driven personal development and community-building experiences. We believe in the power of education, self-awareness, and technology to help people live their best lives.

The Role:

As a Mentor, you will play a valuable role in supporting 1-2 junior backend developers. Your primary responsibility will be to provide hands-on guidance, mentorship, and technical expertise, ensuring the successful implementation of the core foundation and key features in our sound based mobile application.


  • Collaborate with our founder, backend and frontend developer to define and implement scalable backend solutions to support our application functionalities.

  • Collaborate with our founder, backend and frontend developer to define scalable backend solutions to support our application functionalities using Supabase and PostgreSQL.

  • Conduct virtual hands-on sessions with junior developers.

  • Motivate and stimulate a good working environment for the 1-2 developers that you will be mentoring.

Time investment and structure around availability is flexible and depends on you and will be something we will define in further detail together during an interview.

Who We're Looking For:

We are seeking an experienced Backend Developer with:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a backend or fullstack developer.

  • Strong SQL skills, proficiency in PostgreSQL and familiarity with Supabase is a plus.

  • Experience with backend development using Node.js, Python is a plus but not required.

  • Familiarity with RESTful system required. Experience with real time protocols is a plus.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and guide and mentor junior developers.

  • Strong communication skills to effectively convey technical concepts and solutions.

  • Curiosity and motivation to pass on your skills to support the growth of others

What You Get:

As a Mentor at The Collective, you will be shaping the technical aspects of our mobile application, mentoring others that are on the same path you once where, while being a catalyst for positive change through the initiatives we build. The engagement is unpaid, but you will get access to a collective of other curious professionals, their knowledge around psychology, human behaviour a strong brand and the tools we create, to help you on your own personal development journey.

If you're an experienced Backend developer looking to share your knowledge, mentor aspiring developers, and be part of a community-driven venture, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey.

Should you be curious about the engagement or have any questions, you are more than welcome to contact our founder on the mail provided.

We are looking forward hearing from you.

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

Mental health support
Mental health support

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Skill development
Skill development

Working at
The Collective

At The Collective, we're on a mission to help individuals thrive. We believe that personal growth, well-being, and a sense of community are key in creating an authentic fulfilling life. Our venture isn't just a project or a business; it's a passion-driven journey and an intentional space to explore what it means for us, as a team, to live more fulfilling lives while working towards our company goals. Who We Are We're a dynamic and purpose-driven team that's all about creating richer lives, both for ourselves and our community. We value curiosity, creativity, and collaboration. What unites us is the belief that life's true richness comes from being genuinely present, exploring authenticity, and creating connection. What We Do We're not your typical venture. From digital tools to education, retreats, and engaging community events, we're on a mission to empower individuals to thrive based on what truly matters. Our unique focus is on enhancing lives, and we're dedicated to fostering a sense of belonging and purpose in the initiatives we do. Why Join Us Joining the collective means more than just taking on a role – it's an invitation to start a personal journey. As part of our early team, you'll co-create a brand, a community, and a meaningful impact. Your contributions matter, and we value your curiosity, creativity, and the opportunity to explore and learn what it means for you to live a more fulfilling life within the context of our shared mission. Come Be a Part of Something Special If you're passionate about personal development, well-being, and building meaningful connections and fun projects, we invite you to join us. Together, we'll embark on a purpose-driven adventure focused on making lives a little richer, one step at a time.

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