Senior Backend Node.JS Engineer - Seattle Office

Seattle, WA
US Backend
Formidable is a Seattle, Denver, and London-based boutique engineering consultancy and open source software organization, specializing in React.js, React Native, GraphQL, Node.js, and the architecture of large-scale JavaScript applications. We are a team of experts working together to handle the toughest software problems. We build products for some of the world's biggest companies while helping their internal teams develop the skillset to build and maintain thoughtful and scalable systems.

As a Senior Backend Node.js Engineer at Formidable in Seattle, 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. As someone with extensive experience with the modern web application stack, you have a high degree of fluency in JavaScript and are intimately acquainted with Node.js frameworks.

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.

Inclusion is one of our core values. We don’t discriminate by race, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States. We are not offering USA working visa sponsorship at this time.

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