Remote work: Backend Engineer

Remote job position: Backend Engineer

ABOUT THE ROLE


The Itemize Backend Engineer will maintain and innovate on existing back-end modules and data stores, R&D on new methodologies with our core IP development team, and build up our serverless (lambda) Node.js APIs to support new functional requirements. Responsibilities will include:



  • Lead, design, and develop our core Javascript-based APIs powering our client-facing and internal applications

  • Design new microservices to support functional requirements and core IP advancements and configure pipeline infrastructure to support CI/CD methodologies

  • Write highly scalable and fault-tolerant software

  • Assist with operational support to monitor and triage production issues

  • Perform operational checks for the production environment 

  • Work with Node.js, Express, MySQL, AWS Services including API Gateway, Lambda, Cloudwatch, Code Pipeline, and S3 and introduce other technologies as needed

  • Collaborate with a supportive and agile virtual team to deliver pragmatic software solutions 



REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE



  • 3+ years Javascript software development experience in a professional work environment, with an emphasis on Node.js

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field 

  • Experience developing and integrating with RESTful APIs

  • Experience with relational database structures and writing efficient SQL queries

  • Experience with shipping clear and quality code, unit testing, continuous integration, and test-driven development

  • Ability to nimbly switch between assigned tasks and addressing production issues

  • A practical and client-focused approach to development



PREFERRED EXPERIENCE



  • Experience with Amazon Web Services

  • Experience with Python

  • Experience working in a small and dynamic environment



Itemize is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Itemize does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.



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