Remote Node.js Backend Engineer job at Percona

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We’re looking for a remote full-time Node.js engineer who will  act as an internal systems developer building and maintaining applications for central IT integrating and enhancing various systems with custom development in Node.JS and Python. Your customers are internal and your job is to automate their daily routines and care of highly confidential and valuable data.

What You Will Do

  • Bring industry expertise in Software Engineering to a small software team
  • Extend a Node.js-based application stack built for integration between various SaaS tools, Slack chatbot, and Elasticsearch/Kibana integration on a Docker framework
  • Work closely and communicate with end-users and operational teams to understand, extend, and document your code
  • Push forward into learning and bringing new technologies and solutions in-house
  • Act as a point of escalation for Service Desk

Your Experience

  • JavaScript / Node.js / Coffeescript coding experience
  • Asynchronous development (JavaScript promises or relevant language)
  • Familiarity with Docker and related development concepts
  • Strong time management and self-guided work
  • Software engineering modern practices:  Agile, Git version control, Documentation, Testing, etc.
  • Designing data models for both relational and NoSQL databases
  • Understanding best practices of integration of distributed systems

What Will Make You Stand Out

  • Experience designing APIs and integration scripts
  • Experience developing Python or Golang apps
  • Experience with Docker orchestration (Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Convox, etc.)
  • Experience with different types of asynchronous jobs and understanding their advantages and limits, and how they may be combined
  • Experience with web services (REST & SOAP, JSON & XML, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of Salesforce permissions, roles, reports, etc.
Percona is a respected thought leader in the open source community. We provide services and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and MariaDB to open source users globally.

Percona is remote-first and globally dispersed; we have 250 Staff members in more than 40 countries. We offer a collaborative, highly-engaged culture where your ideas are welcome and your voice is heard. The growth and development of our staff is a top priority; we provide funding for training, certifications, conferences and more. 

Discover what it means to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, who also know how to have fun and are always willing to lend a helping hand. We offer flexible hours, the ability to work remotely and the amazing experience of working with a multinational team of experts.