Senior Back End Engineer

Senior Back End Engineer

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE /  Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Senior Back End or Full Stack Engineer and/or Architect. They are building a whole new way to feel together, apart. A product that allows friends and family to connect, to find cherished moments regardless of distance, all while sharing in a wide variety of playful experiences, together.

As a Senior Back End (or Full Stack) Engineer, you will help design and implement services and features, both server-side and client-side, from scratch that will bring people together and facilitate joyful experiences. You’ll work with the design, app/platform, and gameplay teams to help engage the user through high quality video and gaming experiences.

Core Responsibilities:

-Take our proven prototype and turn it into a go-to-market ready mass consumer application using modern React tooling, libraries and best practices.
-Architect efficient and reusable back-end systems that drive complex web applications, and scale with us as we grow.
-Solve difficult technical challenges and implement quality improvements to make an application suited for the end-user’s needs.
-Participate in building and maintaining services and features across web, mobile-web and native mobile applications.
-Build and maintain infrastructure for build, testing and deployment pipelines and CD/CI.
-Evaluate and analyze tradeoffs between implementation time, maintainability, and impact.

Must Have Skills:

-BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
-You should be comfortable working in Javascript, Typescript, NodeJS, React and/or React Native and Firebase.
-Additional competencies may include knowledge of various AWS services, Buildkit, LaunchDarkly, Amplitude, and Cypress.
-Experience working in a startup or high-growth environment
-Interest in the gaming or social space; you’re personally passionate about bringing people together
-You have a deep entrepreneurial spirit and a “founder’s mindset” that drives your work’s quality and impact
-You have a positive attitude and can roll with the constant change of a growing startup

Special Perks:

-Ability to work remotely anywhere in Canada or US
-Employee Benefits - Health, Dental, Vision
-Employee Stock Options


Starting: ASAP
Travel: 0
Dress Code: Casual

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