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Sr. Back end engineer
Ref No.: 18-00024
Location: NYC, New York
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 08/16/2018

Role overview
To help us achieve our goals, we are seeking Node Software Engineers to join our team. You will leverage your knowledge to develop new consumer focused products using modern Engineering such as Continuous Integration and Deployment. As a developer at Weight Watcher, your code, designs and decisions will be highly visible, and will directly impact and delight lots of users.
Key responsibilities
  • Deploy Node.js code on your first or second day
  • Design and implement low-latency, highly available and performing applications that scale for millions of users.
  • Apply creative problem solving skills to build out new features and iterate on existing features.
  • Build out REST-ful endpoints and lightweight aggregation layers
  • Increase test coverage via unit tests and integration tests
  • Help define architectures and design patterns
  • Actively participate in PR reviews in GitHub
  • Participate in Scrum sprint ceremonies
  • Work closely with product, QA and UX teams to design the best solutions for our consumers
Experience required
  • Experience with newer JavaScript technologies such as ES6, Express, Babel, Webpack, Angular2
  • NoSQL database experience such as MongoDB, CouchDB or Cassandra.
  • Real world web and API development experience
  • Experience with web services API integration (REST or SOAP)
  • Understanding of general user experience and UI design principles.
  • Ability to understand requirements and map to technical implementation.
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and OO design
  • Strong track record of shipping products
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Experience with AWS, Docker, Kubernetes