Lead Server Engineer - Node.js on AWS

Menlo Park, CA

Posted: 08/08/2016 Industry: Backend Software Engineer Job Number: 22442

Job Description

Category : Backend Software Engineer
Location/City : CA - Menlo Park
Area Code : 650
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale : USA
Id : 22442

#22442 -- Lead Server Engineer - Learning Development Wearable
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Company Description:
Our client has created the first wearable word tracker. They have created an environment for more engaged parents, closer relationships, and smarter children. They pull their inspiration from leading research in child development. Their team is looking to tap the power and potential of early learning.
Job Description:
The company is hiring an experienced server engineer to lead their back-end system capacity by more than an order of magnitude. The initial task is to analyze the performance and architecture of the existing implementation, identify bottlenecks and create an implementation plan that meets their goals for growth. The ideal candidate will also work closely with the mobile and web application teams to develop and deploy new features based on metrics collected by their wearable device.About you:- Experience with one or more server stacks (e.g., Rails, NodeJS, Django, MEAN), in a production environment
- Familiar with Node.js, API design and best practices
- Have used TDD/BDD on at least one major project
- Have used app server frameworks such as Express, Hapi, or GraphQL
- AWS administration experience (Lambda, EC2, RDS, Route53, DynamoDB, s3, CloudFront)
- Experienced with ORMs, SQL, query optimization, DynamoDB or NOSQL databases, big data
- Can communicate best practices to the rest of the engineering team
- You use performance, analytics and UX tools
- Enjoys mentoring junior engineers and internsAdvantages:- Leadership experience
- Scrum experience
- AWS Lambda, Serverless/Apex/Express experience
- Active contributor of digital communities like Github, Stack Overflow, etc.**** Should you apply, please provide a Github link with a specific sample of codeContact :
Willard Thomas/Redfish Technology
Executive Recruiter, IT Sales & Marketing
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