Senior Backend Node.JS Engineer

Seattle, Denver, or Phoenix
Web Services
As a software engineer at Formidable, you will use a modern JavaScript stack to implement new applications, features, and tools for some of the largest and most successful companies in the world. You will embed deeply in client teams where our engineers are regarded as technical leaders. You'll also have the opportunity to work on community-leading open-source projects. Working with other Formidables, you are guaranteed to stay on top of industry trends and tools, and to constantly cultivate your skill set.

You are someone who builds production-ready web services using the latest node frameworks and libraries. You write discoverable and consistent APIs and you take pride in writing well-tested and readable code.

You have:
• High degree of fluency in JavaScript, with knowledge of the good and bad parts.
• Experience with Git and code collaboration in teams.
• Demonstrable ability to learn quickly.
• Extensive experience with the modern web application stack:
▾ Node.js frameworks like Express and Hapi
▾ Persistence layers like MongoDB and PostgreSQL
• Familiarity with design patterns, data structures, and algorithms.

Extra credit:
- Experience leading teams.
- Contributed to open source NPM packages.
- Familiarity with GraphQL.
- Building systems on cloud infrastructure.

Who We Are
Formidable is a privately-held, bootstrapped firm based in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, WA. Developing complete web apps, embedding experts in clients’ teams, leading technology-specific training—we tailor our offerings to our customers’ needs, be they startups or Fortune 500s. We’re pushing the bleeding edge of the modern web by advancing the open-source software we use, teaching and learning new technologies, and pursuing opportunities and growth.
Formidable is committed to hiring the best people for the job, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

This position is in Seattle, WA. Relocation assistance may be available or full-time remote work may be possible for exceptionally qualified candidates.