Back-End Software Engineer

| Greater LA Area
The Girlboss mission is to redefine success for millennial women by providing the tools and resources they need to own their futures. We aim to create a new reality where women can make progress personally, professionally, and in service of others. Powering growth through community, we're building a Noah's Ark of the most interesting and ambitious women in the world—powered by digital content, technology, a podcast network, and experiential activations.
Girlboss is seeking a back-end engineer with a proven background in building and maintaining backend systems that scale elegantly. Reporting to the senior product manager and working closely with full-stack engineers and product designers, this person will be responsible for building and scaling the infrastructure to power the Girlboss community. The position will also work closely with data and analytics and marketing teams to ensure we are building measurable systems and capturing clean data to help inform future strategy. The ideal candidate should demonstrate advanced knowledge of JavaScript and expertise in relational databases and schema design. This is a role that will have significant impact on our business, building and developing the foundation on which our subscription platform will scale.

In this role you will

  • Help us scale to meet the ever-growing Girlboss user base
  • Collaborate with front-end and product to build tools and frameworks for fast and reliable product development
  • Shape our backend development platform
  • Build and maintain our API services
  • Identify and communicate backend best practices

You have

  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript
  • Exceptional expertise in NoSQL, relational databases and schema design.
  • Experience with NodeJS is a plus
  • Strong foundation in Object-Oriented design principles
  • Significant experience designing an API or Microservices platform
  • Significant experience scaling and designing systems
  • Strong analytical thinking, experienced with making engineering decisions based on data and best practices
  • Strong communication skills and great product sensibilities

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume. Girlboss offers all full-time employees equity packages, health benefits paid at 100%, unlimited PTO, 401K, paid maternity leave, remote work on Fridays, and more.
We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, non-binary, and other marginalized groups to apply. Girlboss is an equal opportunity employer.

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