Sr Backend Engineer | Typescript | GoLang | PHP ( Remote - USA only )


United States US

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Job Description
We are a growing team of software engineers enthusiastic for modern web technologies and dedicated to best practices & principles. At Friendemic, software products are an integral part of how we help clients in the automotive industry find opportunities, close leads, and create relationships with their customers. Collaborating remotely, we work together to design and deploy solutions to our users’ needs in a landscape increasingly transformed by technology.
Our Perfect Hire:
• Loves challenging tasks and building new things
• Digs deep into problems and aims to see the big picture - is the type of developer who likes to look at source code
• Pragmatic in regards to languages and technologies - chooses the right tool for the job and doesn’t mind learning new skills to complete a project
• Works well flying solo or running in a pack
• Driven towards continuous improvement and taking initiative
• Communicates ideas and technical problems effectively both verbally and in writing
What You’ll Do:
• Manage, improve, and build backend services and API’s in a polyglot, distributed architectural setting
• Help our team maintain, refactor, and transition legacy systems
• Write tests and contribute to our continuous testing and deployment strategies
• Monitor application and infrastructure performance to proactively identify issues as well as optimize for scalability and site reliability
• Actively participate in design and architecture decisions
Required Experience:
• 4+ years of professional experience in modern backend development language
• 4+ years of professional experience with MySQL/PostgreSQL
• Comfortable with type systems in programming languages
• Designed and managed production API’s for both frontend clients as well as server-to-server interactions
• Experience with advanced web application features such as queues, event/message systems, sending mail, etc
• Experience writing automated tests (unit, feature, API, integration, etc.)
• Working knowledge of modern continuous integration/testing/deployment strategies
• Native fluency in verbal and written English
Nice to have:
• 2+ years professional experience with Typescript, Node, Go, or PHP (Laravel)
• GraphQL and/or gRPC as well as RESTful API design
• Understanding of service mesh in microservice architecture
• Experience working with big data sets in data warehouses or data lakes
• Experience with AWS - ECS, EC2, RDS, S3, Redshift, IAM, Kinesis
Why work for us:
We offer our developers a high level of freedom and independence that we believe translates to a greater sense of ownership in the product as well as opportunities for skill development. Even though we are a remote team, we are a tight-knit group: we rely on each other to get things done and grow an ever-improving work environment.
• 100% remote
• Competitive salary ($80,000 - $100,000, depending on experience. Increases and bonuses are based on reviews and performance.)
• PTO plus 10 paid holidays per year
• Health insurance covered 100% for the employee.
• Dental, Vision, and Life insurance coverage also available
Company Description
Friendemic specializes in online reputation tools for many of the world’s largest automotive brands, retail-level dealer groups, individual dealerships, and retail businesses nationwide. Our tools and platforms have continued to evolve over the years into the launch of the Catalyst Suite, a group of online reputation products

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