They are handling sensitive data in a highly regulated environment which means they have to keep focus on quality and compliance and this brings unique challenges. At the same time, they are agile and they do have opportunities to use modern technologies. They have almost fully transitioned to TypeScript. They have production monitoring and a CI infrastructure for building and testing the whole stack. They are continuously migrating old components from on-prem to AWS cloud.
Additionally, it would be nice to have some experience with non-authoritative leadership, mentoring and coaching of team-members around you, contributing to the whole product strategy and various aspects of their ways of working. They believe that some level of natural leadership goes hand in hand with your seniority and spans beyond regular technical topics.
Experience and Responsibilities:
Work on the whole backend, from MSSQL database to REST/GraphQL APIs.
Study the details of our backend technology to understand its advantages, risks and pitfalls.
Learn design and architecture of a larger enterprise system.
Plan sprints that contain mix of new features, bugs, technical improvements and even discovery topics.
Work with Git (Bitbucket), Jenkins pipelines, Linux.
Contribute and lead one of our working groups that drive strategic initiatives such as quality, automation or cloud transition.
Mentor your colleagues, lead them on the path of clean and maintainable code.
Evolve our JS stack to be more robust and up-to-date with today’s best practices.
Help us work around the current JS stack pitfalls that limit our ability to solve production issues efficiently.
Nice to have skills:
AWS (S3, Lambda, SQS).
Groovy scripting for Jenkins pipelines.
Experience with documentation and process automation.