Sr Backend Engineer - NodeJSZipdevFull Time
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Sr Backend Engineer - NodeJS

Zipdev is looking for a Sr Backend Engineer - NodeJS engineer for a leading technology solution provider for casting and auditioning to the entertainment industry. The software is used by thousands of casting directors in Hollywood and other places across the world on a daily basis.
The Senior Backend Engineer role is responsible for leading the development and maintenance of server-side infrastructure and backend systems. This includes designing and implementing scalable, efficient, and secure systems, as well as integrating with various databases, APIs, and other third-party services. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the backend technologies such as Node.js, as well as experience leading a team of developers and implementing agile development methodologies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with fellow BE Team members, ensuring that we use industry-accepted best tools and practices

  • Develop new features and maintain existing ones

  • Adhere to and improve internal code guidelines

  • Improve Codebase, write tests

  • Code refactoring

  • Participate in code reviews

  • Participate in team meetings and bring your ideas to the table

  • Take part in Scrum ceremonies

Our process

  • 15-minute Initial Call

  • 20-minute take-home skills test

  • 30-minute Call with Recruiter (project, benefits etc.)

  • Interviews directly with the client (depending on the project the # of interviews may vary, this may include a code assessment)

  • Final Offer


  • At least 8 years of experience as a software engineer.

  • At Least 4 years of experience in Nodejs

  • Expert knowledge and production experience with Nodejs, TypeScript.

  • Production experience working with Apollo GraphQL Server.

  • Strong knowledge in data access layer especially the ability to work with stored procedures and PostgreSQL

  • Production experience with AWS stack

  • Production experience working with NestJS framework.

  • Experience working with OOP languages.

  • Experience designing and developing Microservices and SOA.

  • Experience working with AWS Kinesis, Lambda, SQS, S3, ElastiCache, ElasticSearch, Kubernetes, Docker & Terraform

  • Experience designing and building high-performance scalable web services.

  • Experience in REST API design and implementation.

  • Experience in unit testing, test automation, and continuous delivery.

  • Experience with stream processing and message-broker software.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills (strong English)

  • Currently living in Latin America


  • Work remotely Monday - Friday, 40 hours a week (no weekends)

  • Vacation: 10 business days a year

  • Holidays: 5 National Holidays a year

  • Company Holidays: 5 Company Holidays a year (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Zipdev Day)

  • Parental Leave

  • Health Care Reimbursement

  • Active Lifestyle Reimbursement

  • Quarterly Home Office Reimbursement

  • Payroll Deduction Purchase Plans

  • Longevity Bonus

  • Continuous Learning Bonus

  • Access to Training and Professional Development Platforms

  • Did we mention it's REMOTE?!!

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