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Position Summary:


SemanticBits is seeking a Backend Software Engineer with a solid understanding and experience with the Node.js platform, it’s tooling, JavaScript, and TypeScript. You will work on a closely-knit Scrum team to solve complex backend problems, such as integrating external services into our services, adding and modifying database structures, and implementing new REST services with a focus on security, performance, and scalability. You will dig into business requirements and implement complex logic using modern technologies. We believe strongly in test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment, and we have a strong DevOps mindset. This position is open to a mid-level to principal professional depending on experience.


Tools & Technology:



  • Node.js, TypeScript, Nest.js, Express.js, Jest, Mocha, AWS Lambda, AWS Fargate, Docker, PostgreSQL, MySQL, TypeORM


Responsibilities:



  • Ability to work in an existing codebase and collaborate with a diverse team

  • Experience in building enterprise-scale backend REST APIs with frameworks such as Express.js, Nest.js using an API-first paradigm

  • Intimate knowledge of crafting highly performant database queries using frameworks like Sequelize, Knex.js, or other query builders/ORMs

  • Hands-on experience implementing relational database structures, including tables, indexes, views, etc.

  • A mindset towards building systems for the cloud and DevOps fundamentals

  • Working knowledge of AWS cloud infrastructure services such as ECS, Lambda, Kinesis and RDS

  • Hands-on understanding of virtualization and experience with Docker

  • Focus towards building security, performance, and scalability into services from the beginning

  • Experience with debugging code and troubleshooting technical issues in order to craft appropriate solutions


Required Qualifications:



  • Candidate must reside in the United States

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science strongly preferred and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years experience

  • Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary


Nice to Have: 



  • Experience working in the healthcare industry

  • Federal Government contracting work experience

  • Prior experience working remotely full-time


Physical and emotional requirements for the job:


This position is to be performed remotely from an individual’s home office and involves sedentary work. Employees in this role can be expected to exert up to 10 pounds of force on occasion in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move standard electronic equipment. Employees are expected to make decisions in a timely manner and display emotional intelligence during occasional stressful situations. 






Benefits:



  • Generous base salary

  • Three weeks of PTO

  • Excellent health benefits program (Medical, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan. We contribute 3% of base salary irrespective of employee's contribution

  • 100% paid short-term and long-term disability

  • 100% paid life insurance

  • FSA

  • Casual working environment

  • Flexible office hours

  • New laptop (Mac or PC - your choice)


SemanticBits, LLC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are also a veteran-friendly employer.

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