Senior Back End Engineer

Eleven Recruiting - Playa Vista, CA

Our client is seeking a Senior Backend Engineer with a passion for building full-stack JavaScript technologies that have the power to positively impact millions.


  • Build, optimize and scale our Node.js platform and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with engineers to identify common pain points, develop solutions, and evangelize best practices.
  • Provide technical leadership across platform engineering and help guide the overall engineering vision.
  • Improve developer productivity through better tools, processes and frameworks.
  • Strong knowledge of asynchronous programming patterns and developing a service oriented architecture.
  • Design, develop, implement and test scalable and performant backend microservices.
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes to support hundreds of millions of records.
  • Solve complex server side engineering problems.
  • Value autonomy and ownership of your work.
  • Responsible for the uptime of a production service.
  • Work collaboratively with other developers on the engineering team.


  • 5+ years experience building highly-available, scalable and modern API based applications.
  • Demonstrated mastery of back-end web development technologies and principles.
  • Proven ability to research and learn new technologies.
  • Operational experience running Node.js services at scale.
  • Experience building applications using Amazon Web Services.
  • Building, maintaining, and evolving core libraries, services, and/or platforms.
  • Building and operating scalable, fault tolerant, distributed systems.
  • Utilizing cloud-based solutions.
  • Using and writing REST APIs.
  • Addressing complex architectural problems with simple, intuitive design.
  • Writing comprehensive tests to ensure a high level of quality.

Posted On: Friday, November 8, 2019
Compensation: $150,000

Tagged: back end engineer

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