Sr. Backend Software Engineer

SB / OC (Costa Mesa) / if LA then occasional office visits
Comp Range:
$125k - $160k
Skills:
Node.Js
HIB:
H1B transfers only – no new sponsorships.

Our client is a tech startup that's significantly improving the patient experience in healthcare.

We are looking for a Sr. Backend Engineer to build microservices and REST APIs in Node, TypeScript, AWS, and MongoDB.

Added perk is they are a remote-first culture (with occasional visits to the office after Covid-19).

Responsibilities
  • Build new backend services using Typescript on Node.js, open source technology & tools including NestJS.
  • As an experienced engineer, you will help the team adhere to software best practices, level up others in your areas of expertise, & contribute to the architecture of our ongoing refactor project.
  • Collaborate with the product team in an agile environment to break down requirements, plan & estimate tasks.
  • Drive quality by writing effective unit, integration & functional tests for high availability systems and libraries.
  • Create high availability & high throughput systems using Redis, Postgres, Kinesis, S3, MongoDB, & AWS services.
  • Effectively collaborate with Product, QA, UX, Client Success, and other internal groups (both technical and non-technical).
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • 3+ years designing and implementing backend services & distributed systems in a professional environment
  • Strong grasp of Javascript/ES fundamentals, Typescript, or strong experience in another modern OO language
  • Proficiency in SQL (PostgreSQL) database design
  • Experienced working with asynchronous requests in large scale applications
  • Commitment to testing best practices
Nice to have
  • Collaboration/contributions with the open source community
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience with: Go, Python. Docker, Terraform, AWS, and Event sourced and microservice architecture
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