Senior Back End Engineer

San Juan, PR /
Full Time - Remote
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
We are looking for a curious and passionate back-end engineer with a drive towards building products that people are fanatical about to work full-time on Nitro Type and You’re less concerned with patting yourself on the back for well-written code and more concerned with quickly and efficiently delivering value to our users, while of course balancing the cost of technical debt. The ideal candidate has experience working with products at scale and the nitty-gritty details of performance optimization.

Skills & Background

    • Exceptional communication skills, particularly written (as a remote company, we value clear and concise communication across all departments)
    • 6+ years with PHP, MySQL
    • Production experience with Node.js
    • Comfortable writing javascript & front-end code
    • Ability to optimize applications for speed and scalability
    • Highly skilled in security and data protection
    • Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment
    • Approaches problem-solving proactively with strong decision-making skills
    • Positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit

Bonus Skills

    • Experience with Laravel, MongoDB, Redis or Unix CLI

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

    • Competitive salary
    • Unlimited paid time off
    • Company-owned laptop
    • Flexible office hours
    • Ongoing education assistance
    • Annual company retreat
    • No requirement to disclose private health information
Sorry, we will not transfer or sponsor visas. 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We care deeply about the culture at and have put together a manifesto outlining our values, communication, and product management strategies. Prospective employees will learn a great deal about what it's like to work here by reviewing it.

As a small business, operating fully-remotely, we are currently not required to enforce vaccine mandates as a condition of employment.