Senior Backend Engineer

Remote /
Engineering /
Full time
Digital identity remains the fundamental, unsolved problem of the internet. At GlobaliD, we believe that the future of digital identity gives people control of their data, simplifies trust for businesses, and enables developers to build privacy-preserving products for tomorrow’s web. We are on a mission to solve society’s identity problem with a credentials-based approach that challenges the status quo, expands access, and empowers all people

We are seeking a full-time Node.Js/Typescript Technical Lead Engineer to join our backend team. As a Backend Technical Engineer, you will lead a team that specializes in building products on best in class technologies.

What you will be doing:

    • Work collaboratively with our Product, Design, and Architect teams to plan and build new and innovative application experiences for the backend platform
    • Oversee the Implementation of Node.Js based micro-services written in TypeScript that expose both public and private API’s and integrates with existing platform services
    • Architect reusable software components and libraries
    • Analyze and optimize backend and infrastructure code for quality, efficiency and performance
    • Utilizing Agile methodologies, break down roadmap goals into digestible epics and/or stories and working with a scrum master to plan goals
    • Code user stories, help unblock the team, coach the engineers, be a beacon of positivity

What you should have:

    • 2+ years of experience in a leadership or mentorship role, following Agile and Scrum methodologies and building applications using Typescript
    • 6+ years experience building micro-services based platforms with Node.Js 
    • Experience with Docker, PostgresSQL and supporting libraries
    • Experience building maintainable and testable code bases, including API design and unit testing techniques
    • Experience in collaborative development, including pair programming and in depth code reviews
Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is core to GlobaliD’s values. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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