Senior Engineer (Back-end) at Formstack

110-120k

Formstack is a 15-year-old company with roots in Indianapolis. Our customers span 110 different countries, and our employees live and work across the U.S. and the globe. We provide a work environment that is flexible and provides great freedom for those who can perform. We are seeking people who demonstrate an ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

As a senior software engineer, you are a professional with a passion for problem-solving, motivation to continuously learn, and ability to make a meaningful impact on our products and teams. You should exercise a relentless ambition to build innovative solutions that maximize functionality while balanced with consideration of application simplicity, performance, scalability, extensibility, and security. You possess a solid proficiency with back-end programming, system operations, and associated services. You should also have a fundamental awareness of technologies used for front-end development and their correlation to back-end operations. You act as a leader within your area of expertise. You communicate effectively and collaborate well with colleagues. You are a detail-oriented individual that can help organize a project and see its execution through from start to finish. You are able to make reasonable decisions independently, while also knowing when to build consensus or reach out for help. You are a team player and enjoy having fun.

What you will do: - Practice Scrum methodology to ensure features ship as planned and scheduled. - Collaborate and contribute as a key member of an agile cross-functional team to deliver product features from planning phase to implementation in production environments. - Serve as a technical resource for development project plans. - Execute on project features, bug fixes, application optimizations, and technical debt reduction. - Write reusable, testable, and efficient code. - Implement security and data protection measures. - Work in concert with DevOps to manage application infrastructure. - Participate actively in team discussions, Scrum ceremonies, and product demos. - Communicate regularly with team members and other colleagues across the organization. - Mentor others to expand their knowledge, contributions, and professional development. - Pair-program with peers, where appropriate, to deliver best outcomes for the product.

Who are we looking for: - 5+ years of experience in developing web-based applications - 3+ years of development experience with Node.js with strong proficiency in JavaScript - Proficient with command-line development and tools in Linux - Familiarity with newer specifications of ECMAScript (ES2019+) - Experience with designing and building RESTful APIs returning JSON - Familiarity with AWS solutions and ecosystem - Understanding and experience with serverless (AWS Lambda) - Proficient with version control systems (preferably Git) and code repositories (preferably Github) - Excellent understanding of OOP concepts and software design patterns - Competent understanding of asynchronous programming - Solid foundation in writing queries and updating NoSQL databases such as AWS DynamoDB - Familiarity with best practices for security, compliance, and data protection - Ability to work remote with a fully distributed team - Excellent written and oral English communication skills - Excellent attention to detail - The ability to work independently but also work well within a team environment - A positive, can-do attitude that is genuine and infectious - Willingness and desire to learn and embrace new web technologies as they evolve

Bonus points: - Experience building applications for a B2B audience - Experience with TypeScript - Capability to write SQL-based queries and work with a RDBMS (PostgreSQL preferred) - Familiarity with React front-end framework and associated libraries - Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Ansible, etc.)

To apply, please submit your application here: https://formstack.applytojob.com/apply/vNVEPoeMpa/Senior-BackEnd-Engineer