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Backend Developer

CitizenShipper is looking for talented professionals to join our growing team.

What we are looking for

  • 5+ years experience building APIs and backends with Node.js

  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript (ES6+)

  • Excellent knowledge of Typescript and a preference for static typing

  • Experience with testing frameworks and a strong desire to write a lot of tests

  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases

  • Able to bring up a new (micro)service from scratch to fulfill product requirements

  • Fluent in English (candidates who cannot communicate in English will be rejected)

  • Good team player

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to mentor less experienced colleagues

  • Self-motivated and proactive

In your role you will

  • Build and maintain our backend services

  • Collaborate with frontend developers to build APIs for their needs

  • Collaborate with ops engineers to help deploy our services to the cloud

  • Design database schemas and database technologies used by our services

  • Collaborate with data science team to provide them with the data they need

  • Improve our CI/CD pipelines

  • Collaborate with other stakeholders

Bonus points for

  • Experience with working remotely

  • Experience with AWS

  • Experience with Terraform or similar IaC tools

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines such as GitHub Actions or Gitlab CI

  • Experience with other backend technologies and languages such as Elixir, Golang, Python, Ruby etc.

  • Huge bonus for experience with Rust

  • Huge bonus for experience with PostGIS or other geospatial databases

  • Passionate about functional programming

  • Proven experience developing and building applications (github link on repo)

About us

As a share-economy transportation marketplace, CitizenShipper connects people who need items delivered with the drivers able to complete the delivery. Our main focus is on facilitating pet transportation – to date, we’ve helped reunite thousands of owners with their pets.

Why join us?

🌎 Our team is multicultural and international

😎 We have a “minimal meetings” culture

🤗 We have a flat organization without micromanaging.

👩‍💻 Everyone works remotely (from home)

🚀 We’re still growing, and you have a lot of room to grow with us

💚 Generous parental (maternity and paternity) leave policy - up to 14 weeks!

📚 $50/month book allowance

👨‍🏫 $2,000/year Professional development budget

🏝 Full paid light work week (max 10-15 hours) each quarter

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