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Time zones: EST (UTC -5), CST (UTC -6), MST (UTC -7), PST (UTC -8), AKST (UTC -9), HST (UTC -10)


Responsibilities:
  • Fully own the backend implementation for new features. This position is our team's first dedicated backend hire.
  • Designing and implementing scalable and robust backend systems and APIs
  • Writing clean, efficient, and maintainable code in Javascript/Typescript
  • Collaborate closely with frontend engineers, product managers, and other stakeholders to define and deliver high-quality features
  • Optimizing performance and scalability of backend services
  • Identifying and resolving technical issues and bugs
  • Conducting code reviews and providing constructive feedback to team members
  • Mentoring and guiding junior engineers in best practices and technical skills

Qualifications:
  • Significant professional experience as a backend engineer, with a focus on designing and building scalable systems
  • Experience with relational databases, including writing migrations and queries in SQL
  • Experience owning a project from concept to production, including proposal, discussion, and execution
  • Effective communication skills: Regularly achieve consensus with peers, and clear status updates
  • Self-motivated and self-managing, with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fully remote organization

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a startup environment. Pre-Series A experience is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Javascript/Typescript, Node.js (and/or Deno), and edge runtimes (such as AWS Lambda, Deno Deploy). A strong proficiency in Nest.js is preferred. Experience with other javascript backend frameworks or similar frameworks in other languages (such as Django, Ruby on Rails, Elixir/Phoenix, or Laravel) is also acceptable.
  • Experience building, scaling, and migrating Postgres databases in distributed environments.

Perks and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
  • 401k
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options
To apply please email a PDF Cover Letter and Resume to [email protected]
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