Backend Developer (Node/Typescript)

Full-Time in Worldwide - Remote OK - Senior

CitizenShipper is looking for talented professionals to join our growing team.

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years experience building APIs and backends with Node.js
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript (ES6+)
  • Excellent knowledge of Typescript and a preference for static typing
  • Experience with testing frameworks and a strong desire to write a lot of tests
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases
  • Able to bring up a new (micro)service from scratch to fulfill product requirements
  • Fluent in English (candidates who cannot communicate in English will be rejected)
  • Good team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to mentor less experienced colleagues
  • Self-motivated and proactive

In your role you will:

  • Build and maintain our backend services
  • Collaborate with frontend developers to build APIs for their needs
  • Collaborate with ops engineers to help deploy our services to the cloud
  • Design database schemas and database technologies used by our services
  • Collaborate with data science team to provide them with the data they need
  • Improve our CI/CD pipelines
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with working remotely
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Terraform or similar IaC tools
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines such as GitHub Actions or Gitlab CI
  • Experience with other backend technologies and languages such as Elixir, Golang, Python, Ruby etc.
  • Huge bonus for experience with Rust
  • Huge bonus for experience with PostGIS or other geospatial databases
  • Passionate about functional programming
  • Proven experience developing and building applications (github link on repo)

About Us:

As a share-economy transportation marketplace, CitizenShipper connects people who need items delivered with the drivers able to complete the delivery. Our main focus is on facilitating pet transportation – to date, we’ve helped reunite thousands of owners with their pets.