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Platform Engineer - Node.JS
Ref No.: 13-01134
Location: new york, New York
Start Date: 04/04/2013

Senior Engineer, Platform, New York | 631.805.6509

About this job:
We are looking for a mid to senior level engineer with solid experience in backend platform development who will:
  • Work with our product team and in-house engineers to enhance and extend our high concurrency social platform.
  • Participate in an agile development process, ensuring we work on the most important features and have continuous feedback
  • Communicate closely with the rest of the team, sharing discoveries, offering guidance, & accepting feedback
  • Have a contagious motivation to build best-of-breed products
  • Work with other team members to define, enhance and implement internal and external APIs
  • Ensure availability of the application in production
  • Be a mentor to junior team members
  • Make recommendations for best practices and supporting technologies
  • Use software engineering best practices to deliver quality software
About you:
You love this opportunity, because you:
  • Have a history of tackling interesting problems with code
  • Possess an innate technical curiosity
  • Are detail oriented, organized and thorough
  • Are calm under pressure
  • Embrace agile/scrum and the advantages it brings to communication, flexibility, and delivering working code
  • Recognize that software engineering is often about tradeoffs
  • Deep experience with NodeJS or equivalent and maintaining applications in production.
  • We are open to other server side programming languages as long as you come with teh desire to learn Node.JS
  • Experience with high concurrency/low latency systems.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases like MongoDB, is preferred.
  • Experience with AWS implementation and operation management is preferred. Ad Tech experience is a plus.
  • Have on the job experience as a platform backend engineer
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or a related field. Masters or more a plus.
  • Excellent communication/collaboration skills and a team-oriented mindset.
  • Please submit a code sample with your application