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Freelance Senior Backend Developer

Jubilee Media

Jubilee Media

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Overview

Hello! We are seeking a talented Senior Backend Developer
with expertise in AWS and Node.js to join our dynamic engineering team. As a key member, you will play a crucial role in the development of a brand new, innovative mobile dating app. You will collaborate closely with a team of 4-6 engineers to design, architect, and implement robust backend solutions that drive the successful launch of our new product this year.

The Company

At Jubilee, we're on a mission to provoke a new culture of empathy. We explore experiences that push people to feel more, think more, and see more in others. We challenge the belief of a black-and-white world, and instead embrace the complexity and richness of our experiences. By magnifying these stories, we can discover personal identities, shared truths, and how we fit in the overarching human story. People are at the core of our mission and we're looking for our next family member to join the adventure. We believe that together we can change the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable backend services using AWS and Node.js.
  • Collaborate with frontend developers to integrate user-facing elements scalable APIs.
  • Implement APIs and optimize performance for high-volume mobile applications.
  • Participate in architectural and design discussions, influence the technical direction of the project.
  • Ensure code quality, testability, and maintainability by writing clean,efficient, and tested code.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues across the entire stack, from network and database to API and application code.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in backend development and apply them to the project.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) as a Backend Developer with proficiency in Node.js and AWS.
  • Strong understanding of backend architecture and microservices.
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, Redis).
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms and containerization (e.g., AWS, Docker).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex issues.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with infrastructure as code in AWS.
  • Knowledge of GraphQL and other modern API technologies.
  • Contributions to open-source projects or active participation in developer communities.

Join us in creating the next generation dating app! If you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and are passionate about consumer social, we’d love to hear from you.