Remote Lead Node.js / GraphQL / PostgreSQL Engineer job at Contra

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Hi WWR Fam, 

We're hiring a senior Node.js engineer to develop a GraphQL API.

Estimated compensation: $100,000 to $140,000 depending on level of expertise + equity.

This is an ongoing contract that requires you to work with our founding team.

Apply if you have:

  • Extensive, real-world experience working with Node.js, GraphQL, and PostgreSQL.
  • DBA experience (above average knowledge of how to design database schemas, writing and analyzing queries).

Nice to have:

  • TypeScript or Flow
  • DevOps experience (Docker and Kubernetes)

What will your day-to-day look like?

  • You will work to identify the requirements for the GraphQL API.
  • You will design the GraphQL schema and liaise with our team to ensure a future-proof architecture.
  • You will implement, test, deploy, and maintain GraphQL services.
  • You will advise requirements / improvements to our existing data model / database schema.
  • You will report directly to our CTO.


  • You have real-world experience designing large scale GraphQL APIs.
  • You are strong advocate of JavaScript / Node.js. It is your primary language of choice.
  • You are available 40 hours per week.
  • You are located in a PST ±3 timezone.
  • Fluent with verbal and written English.

Our interview process:

1. You will do a basic self-assessment form (10-15 minutes).
2. You will have a non-technical (personality) interview (30-45 minutes).
3. You will have a technical interview with our CTO (30-45 minutes).
4. You will get an answer within 48 hours after your interview with the CTO.

Benefits we offer

* We are 100% remote.
* In addition to your salary, there is the opportunity to be given equity in the company.