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You will be joining a remote-first team of backend engineers working primarily with Node.js, GraphQL, and PostgreSQL. You will be designing database schema and building GraphQL API for a rapidly growing professional network.

This is a highly demanding role at a very fast-growing startup, working in a team of highly-accomplished, yet humble team who deeply care about the mission of the company. If you ever wanted to work on a rocketship, this is as close as it gets. πŸš€

Video about the role, the team and Contra


How you’ll add value at Contra:
  • Develop enterprise-scale backend services using cutting edge technologies
  • Write professional-quality, clean and testable TypeScript code
  • Transform business requirements into relational database structures and GraphQL schemas
  • Craft readable, performant and scalable SQL queries
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team through planning, code reviews and regular communication

You’ll be successful here if you:
  • Carefully plan your work and build for the future
  • Deliver transparent, honest, and direct feedback to your peers on an early-stage product
  • Enjoy participating in all parts of the product process, not just coding
  • Thrive in a remote-first environment
  • Are fluent in verbal and written English

Our stack:
  • Typescript
  • Backend: NodeJS, GraphQL, GraphQL Helix, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • DevOps: Gitlab CI/CD, ArgoCD, Kubernetes
  • Frontend: React, Suspense, & Relay

How Contra can add value for you:
  • 🌎 Remote-only culture that is here to stay
  • 🍎 100% health coverage for US full-time employees, and health reimbursements for all international contractors
  • πŸ’° 401k matching for US full-time employees
  • πŸ’Έ $4,000 laptop reimbursement upon starting + additional equipment, co-working, education, meetup and charity budgets when
  • πŸ’› No-meeting Wednesdays
  • πŸ₯¬ Half days every third Friday of the month to enjoy a long weekend, reduce screen fatigue, and decompress
  • πŸ‘‹ Generous time off β€” 3 week-long company-wide shutdowns per year (Spring, Fall, Winter) so we can all collectively relax together, in addition to paid time off and flex days to look after your wellbeing.
  • πŸ‘Ά Flexible parental leave
  • 🌴 Annual team wide off-site (our upcoming is in June 2022!)
  • πŸ’ A custom slack emoji, just for you!

Our interview process:
  • Complete a self-assessment form (10-15 minutes)
  • Non-technical (introduction & culture) interview (30-45 minutes)
  • Technical interview with CTO (30-45 minutes)
  • Technical interview with Backend Lead Engineer (30-45 minutes)
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