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Senior API/Backend Developer Node.js (Start-up experience preferred)

77% Flex
Full Remote
Full time
Senior (5-10 years)
140 - 200 K yearly

  • Remote from:United States

Senior API/Backend Developer Node.js (Start-up experience preferred)

77% Flex
Remote:Full Remote
Contract:Full time
Salary:140 - 200K yearly
Experience:Senior (5-10 years)
Work from:United States
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Vaco
Energy & Chemicals

http://vaco.com

10001 Employees

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Title: Senior API/Backend Developer (Node.js)

Why is this position open? Growth

Pay/Salary/Benefits/Perks:. $140k/yr - $200k/yr, plus 100% paid healthcare, dental, and vision. Bonus program. 4 weeks of PTO.

Work from home policy: Fully remote

Work environment/culture and dress code: Casual

Skills Required: AWS, API Development, Node.js, Typescript, Architecture of scalable systems, Dynamo or Mongo (NoSql) is a huge plus, not hiring this person as a lead, but potential to be a lead down the road.

Best Personality Match for this Role: Team player, someone looking to eventually be a lead dev.

Job Description:

About the role:

As a technical contributor and leader, you will be entrusted with ensuring the quality and delivery of API and data-driven services within our newest platform. This will require working closely with your team, other engineering teams (web, mobile, DevOps, etc.) and vendors to deliver a world-class experience for our customers. You will balance architectural decisions to account for delivery timeline, performance and long-term scalability.

What you'll be doing:

  • Designing and building maintainable, extensible, performance-minded and scalable backend services / APIs which support web and mobile user experiences and integrations with 3rd party systems
  • Advocating for modern software engineering practices such as continuous integration, unit testing and automated deployments
  • Mentoring and providing technical guidance to other team members
  • Leading and participating in code reviews
  • Influencing our product's technical direction with your ideas and expertise

What you'll need for the position:

  • A "player-coach" mentality that thrives on collaboration and creative thinking
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • 3+ years of Typescript, JavaScript and Node.js experience
  • Strong experience with relational DBs like MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with or solid understanding of NoSQL repositories
  • Great written and oral communication skills
  • Solid understanding of Agile software development processes
  • Expertise in developing backend APIs for mobile, web and 3rd party partners
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or similar experience
  • This role may be hybrid or fully remote. Occasional on-site team interactions and discussions are preferred but not required.
  • United States-based position only
  • Must be eligible to work for any US Employer
  • No C2C or Sponsorship candidates will be considered

And it'd be a bonus if you have experience with:

  • Multi-lingual data and global hosting environments (including China)
  • Docker/Docker Compose
  • NestJS
  • AWS technologies in use now: ECS, PostgreSQL RDS, Redis, S3
  • AWS technologies that may be used: SQS, Kinesis, DynamoDB, Lamba
  • ETL/DB migrations

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