Senior Back End Engineer (Node)

  • Rocket Juice Consulting, Inc.
  • SoMa, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jan 14, 2019
Full time Engineering Information Technology

Job Description

Our client located in SOMA is searching for an experienced Senior Backend Engineer (strong Node experience) to add to its early stage team. You have a passion for solving big and complex problems with a high societal impact. You love including customer inputs into product development. Your leadership skills will be key to continue the development of the team.

This offers an opportunity to make an impact while doing rewarding work: they employ people in need with thousands of jobs per week (Veterans, Students, single mothers and fathers). They have an innovative and diverse team and are looking to add a Node developer who wants to build systems that make an immediate difference in people's lives.


You will be developing features on their core platform for their employees, clients, and teammates. You will go beyond just coding and help to shape the engineering culture and best practices.


  • 5+ years experience of Node (Senior) 
  • Some experience with either MySQL or AWS
  • You know how to write readable, idiomatic Javascript. 
  • You care about shipping high-quality code with effective tests. 
  • You are a self-driven developer seeking to understand and transform business requirements into performant, engaging features.
  • You execute swiftly and intelligently to surpass expectations, while maintaining a work-life balance.

Capabilities and Talents:

  • Strong technical problem solving skills are a must, with a focus on scalable solutions and performance optimization
  • Enthusiasm for working in a dynamic and always-changing environment
  • Capable of quickly prioritizing tasks with multiple conflicting deadlines
  • Team player
  • Direct, clear communicator

Bonus points:

  • Experience with React
  • Experience with Redux

Position is full-time, on-site only, full benefits and has lots of room for growth.

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