Remote Experienced Backend Engineer - Node.js (JavaScript or TypeScript)

Remote /
Engineering – Backend - Node.js /
Full Time
Theorem is looking for a motivated craftsperson to join our global team of 200+ professionals to support our growing distributed services business. We are on a mission to dismantle the traditional consulting ecosystem and replace it with an effective framework for innovation that transforms the way businesses think about and solve problems from the inside out.

WHO YOU ARE
As our Experienced Backend Engineer, you have deep knowledge of the JavaScript language and you make it a habit of learning the mechanics behind the magic of any framework. 

You are a passionate technologist with the discipline to create and finish projects. You have opinions about your favorite open source projects, or perhaps you have contributed to some or started one of your own.  You are a communicator. Whether you are raising the flag within an implementation or sharing your favorite playlist in Slack, you will not shy away from letting your voice be heard.  

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

    • Architect, implement and maintain web applications using Node.js and TypeScript
    • Collaborate and lead a team to produce loosely coupled, highly maintainable backend systems
    • Collaborate with product designers and clients to clarify requirements, prototype functionality, and contribute to the overall success of the product
    • Plan, estimate, and prioritize work in a remote, distributed team environment
    • Guide and support our clients in best practices to help upskill their internal processes and understanding of high-quality software, and software teams

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

    • 5+ years of experience doing software development, enterprise web application development is preferable
    • Strong professional software development experience using modern JavaScript technologies is required
    • Hands-on experience designing, developing APIs and API layers
    • Hands-on development experience using TypeScript is very helpful
    • Experience in creating API documentation using Swagger or similar tools desirable 
    • Previous remote work experience is required
    • Previous experience collaborating on highly distributed teams
    • Previous experience in a consultative environment is required
    • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum environment.
    • Possess a strong and reliable internet connection.

BONUS POINTS (BUT NOT REQUIRED)

    • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools (Docker and Kubernetes)
    • Experience with deploying into and managing cloud providers (Azure, AWS, GCP, etc.)
    • Bonus points for proficiency using 2 or more other programming languages such as Ruby, Python, C#, Go, Rust, or other 

YOU WILL BE SUCCESSFUL WHEN

    • You are able to hit the ground running within your area of expertise and are not afraid of challenges outside of it
    • Thrive on collaborating with other team members and across disciplines
    • You are happy to receive feedback and see it as an opportunity for reflection and improvement 
    • You are always learning - Whether you are learning to help your team and customer work through new concepts and technology 
    • You are astute, you know when to push an issue and when to let things lie
    • You are friendly - you reach out to your teammates even if they aren’t on your project team
    • You can work through ambiguity - you aren’t shy about asking questions to gain clarity
    • Entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial - always on the lookout for new opportunities to improve the company externally and internally
Unsure if your skills meet all of our requirements?
Apply anyway! We would love to meet you and find out more about how your skills could add value. At Theorem, we value open communication and feedback. We believe that diversity of identity, perspective, and experience makes us stronger; we would love to hear your perspective too!

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About Theorem
Founded in 2007, Theorem LLC is a remote-first technology consulting company, globally distributed by design. We are privately-owned and committed to building a sustainable organization. Our services range from: 

-New product development
-Pure R & D
-Legacy modernization
-Revenue generation
-Process optimization
-Organizational transformation

If it’s cool and engaging in technology, we are likely working on it.

Customers come to us because they need to change to succeed and are looking for a solution that isn't just about technology — but also people, process, and leadership. We consult, form a diverse team of experts, and deliver strategy and execution under one roof.

Consultants come to us for the autonomy, depth of project, and challenge of working with a wide range of clients across multiple platforms and industries.

Our contributors are master puzzle solvers in a vast range of technologies.

Benefits and Perks
100% REMOTE - We're fully distributed
TEAM RETREATS - We value our face to face interaction, so our team enjoys regular retreats (on pause due to Covid-but will kick back off when safe and compliant)
EDUCATION AND CAREER GROWTH - We encourage our team to undertake any professional growth opportunities available, and we offer programs and financial assistance to achieve this!
HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY MIND - HAPPY TEAM - We offer paid vacation and support healthy lifestyles through our physical fitness benefits program.
COMPANYWIDE VISIBILITY - We operate in a fully transparent environment to ensure we as a company and team have full understanding of where we came from, and where we are going.
HEALTHCARE & FINANCE - For US & UK based full time employees; we have comprehensive benefits.

Theorem expects all team members to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities, and all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, employee development decisions such as training, and all other terms and conditions of employment, are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, genetics, nationality, national origin, citizenship status, employment status, ethnicity, ethnic origin, color, creed, religion, belief, age, family or parental status, pregnancy, marital status, sex, gender, sex or gender assigned at birth, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual preference, lifestyle, social class, military status, disability, hairstyle, physical features, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination. Theorem encourages applicants of all ages. Theorem is an equal opportunity employer. No statements by Theorem are intended to create an offer of employment unless made in writing, signed by an officer of the company and no offer shall become effective unless countersigned by the prospective employee.