Node.js Backend Engineer (Remote)

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About UsBaseConnect is a military only/invite only platform connecting service men and women to each other, the military installation, and the local community. We are building products that range from social and lifestyle applications to emergency management and communication. Our focus is improving the lives of military men, women, and their families by solving real world problems faced everyday by active duty, reserve and veterans.We are building a mobile, web and cloud driven platform using modern technologies including:Web via ReactMobile via React Native Node.js/TypeScriptAWS (Aurora, EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, RDS, SQS) Commercial and GovCloudAbout YouYou are a highly motivated software engineer ready to work on an early stage software platform where your effort has a highly visible impact. You can quickly and easily adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced startup environment and enjoy rapid iteration without sacrificing quality, as we tackle a variety of problems and technologies. You are willing to learn skills, share and receive feedback and experience, helping others as our team grows.You must be a United States citizen currently located within the United States.About the JobWe are a remote team which leads to a high degree of individual autonomy and requires strong communication skills to help us all stay in sync. We are open to fixed length contract (3-12 months), a full-time position with vacation and benefits, or contract-to-hire agreement with a 90 day contract with the intention of hiring full-time at the completion of that initial contract.The contracting rate for this position is between $70 and $100 per hour.The full time salary rate for this position is between $90,000 and $125,000 per year (we offer very competitive benefits packages as well as equity options with full-time hires).About the PositionYou will be responsible for maintaining existing features in our existing backend cloud architecture as well as implementing new features end-to-end.Responsibilities:Web API DesignWriting clean code -- Javascript, Typescript (frameworks including: Express & Sequelize)Writing documentationWriting automated testsDeploying to live environmentsBuilding and publishing releasesTroubleshooting, testing, and debugging new and existing systemsDesigning features and writing specificationsImplementing features according to specificationWorking with front end team to support new UI features and occasionally jumping in to help deliverComply with established policies and patterns adopted by the teamMust HaveMinimum of 5 years of professional experience building cloud applicationsComputer Science Degree (or related field / relevant experience)Strong understanding of software development life cyclesExpert knowledge and understanding of cloud software architectureExpert knowledge and proven experience deploying web applications on a modern cloud platformExpert knowledge and proven experience designing and implementing web APIsBasic understanding of standard development tools such as version control, command line interfaces, project management, etc...Strong knowledge and experience working with SQL and noSQL databasesWillingness to ask silly questions and expose ignorance Nice to HaveExpert knowledge and proven experience developing cloud software with Node.js