GL - Backend Engineer

Remote
Contracted
Experienced

Job Summary

Our customer is looking for a Software Engineer to focus on backend node.js product
development. This role will work on a Scrum team on two-week sprints. The team is primarily
backend focused; this role enhances the team’s ability to deliver work across more of the
customer’s platform by enhancing the ability to make changes to services supporting our
customer’s website, registration process, and applications.

Technologies we use:
● Backend: Node.js, Kotlin, Java, Go
● Frontend: React, Redux, Swift, Kotlin
● REST, gRPC, graphQL
● AWS
● MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis
● Kubernetes, Ambassador, Helm, Rancher

Responsibilities:

● Building new backend services which add new experiences and features to our website,
registration process, and applications
● Scaling our backend to evolve with new feature requests and support our growing user
base
● Improve the reliability and availability of our growing platform and services for our
families and partners
● Maintaining existing backend services
● Exposing our customer’s APIs and services for external consumption and partnership

 

Basic Qualifications:

● BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent
● 4+ years software development experience
● Experience working on a large scale project using Node
● Experience using an ORM such as sequelize to interact with a database
● Experience building and scaling GRPC services
● Experience using AWS tools
● Experience using Docker

About Our Client:

Our client is an Atlanta-based fintech company that makes a debit card for kids and companion
apps for the family. We proudly serve more than 4 million parents and kids, with in-app tools for
sending money, setting savings goals, monitoring balances, managing chores, automating
allowance, and investing.
Our client is on a mission to support parents and help every kid grow up to be financially healthy
and happy.


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