Backend Software Engineer (Node.js) - Remote

SemanticBits, LLC
13921 Park Center Road Suite 420
Herndon, VA 20171
United States

Healthcare & Social Assistance
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Position Summary:

SemanticBits is seeking a Backend Software Engineer with experience working in Node.js, postgres (or similar relational database), Neo4j, and AWS services including Lambda and Kinesis. You will work on a closely knit Scrum team to solve complex backend problems, such as integrating external services into our services, adding and modifying database structures, and implementing new REST services in Node.js with a focus on security, performance, and scalability. You will dig into business requirements and implement complex logic using modern technologies. We believe strongly in test-driven development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment, and we have a strong DevOps mindset. This position is open to a mid-level to principal professional depending on experience.

Experience building enterprise-scale backend REST services using an API-first paradigm
Hands-on experience building services with Node.js
Intimate knowledge of crafting highly performant database queries using frameworks like Sequelize, knex, or other query builders/ORMs
Hands-on experience implementing relational database structures, including tables, indexes, views, etc.
Experience working with graph databases such as Neo4j
A mindset towards building systems for the cloud and DevOps fundamentals
Working knowledge of AWS cloud infrastructure, such as EC2 and RDS
Hands-on understanding of virtualization and experience with Docker
Focus towards building security, performance, and scalability into services from the beginning
Required Qualifications:
Candidate must reside in the United States
Bachelor's degree in technological or related field and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years experience
Flexible and willing to accept a change in priorities as necessary

Nice to Have:
Experience working in the healthcare industry
Federal Government contracting work experience

Physical and emotional requirements for the job:
This position is to be performed remotely from an individual’s home office and involves sedentary work. Employees in this role can be expected to exert up to 10 pounds of force on occasion in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move standard electronic equipment. Employees are expected to make decisions in a timely manner and display emotional intelligence during occasional stressful situations.

Generous base salary
Three weeks of PTO
Excellent health benefits program (Medical, dental and vision)
401k retirement plan. We contribute 3% of base salary irrespective of employee's contribution
100% paid short-term and long-term disability
100% paid life insurance
Casual working environment
Flexible office hours
New laptop (Mac or PC - your choice)

SemanticBits, LLC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are also a veteran-friendly employer.

Padra Xiong
13921 Park Center Road Suite 420
Herndon VA 20171
United States

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