Backend Engineer

Buenos Aires /
Product & Technology /
BetterVet is a veterinary-tech company with the vision of creating the most advanced and complete in-home vetcare model in the world. BetterVet is transforming the veterinary industry by creating a solution that provides exceptional care for pets in the home through telemedicine, convenient hours, and in-home visits.
Our company enables customers to opt for high-value care, all within the comfort of their home. The company’s care provides a better experience for pets, more convenience for pet parents, and greater freedom for veterinary doctors and nurses. BetterVet is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Opportunity
The BetterVet organization is in need of a Backend Engineer responsible for API application development. They must have 2 to 3 years experience in technologies such as NodeJS, RESTful APIs, GraphQL, and SQL and No SQL database. This person will report to the Engineering Lead.


    • NodeJS, API development and integration with third-party systems
    • Write clean, well-architected, self-documenting code
    • Communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the team
    • Actively participate in all major technical discussions related to the platform and application
    • Be apart of creating a culture of observability within the team, constantly keeping an eye on app performance and error reporting


    • 3 to 5+ of overall development and professional experience
    • 2+ years of API platform and mobile application development experience.
    • API platform development experience with REST, GraphQL, NodeJS, and MongoDB.
    • Hands-on experience integrating with third party cloud-based solutions
    • Knowledge of modern design and development patterns
    • Understanding of GitHub and common source control strategies and scenarios
    • Strong understanding of unit testing and CI/CD practices
    • Experience working in an agile environment
    • Passion for technology, learning, and finding the best solution
    • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to multi-task and complete assignments within budgets and deadlines
    • Ability to troubleshoot performance issues on mobile applications and in application back-ends and databases

Nice to have

    • Experience designing, architecting and coding native and hybrid mobile applications.
    • React Native
    • Hands-on integration experience in CPaaS, CPDs, and CRM tools such as Twilio, Segment, Hubspot.
    • Consumer facing mobile application experience ideally with one or more apps published on Google Play or iTunes/App Store
    • Experience with Video, Chat, VOIP integration

Benefits & Perks

    • Work from home, 100% remote
    • Team-building budget for dinner/lunches/meetings
    • Competitive salary in USD 
    • Paid time off (3 weeks annual leave and National holidays)
    • Healthcare and dental reimbursement
    • Internet reimbursement
    • Self-development budget
    • Paid maternity/paternity leave
    • Money towards purchase of computer
    • Career advancement opportunities
Our mission is to deliver a better vetcare experience for pets, pet parents, and vet care providers. We envision a world where the vetcare experience is an empowered one. Check us out at