CitizenShipper is looking for talented professionals to join our growing team.
What we are looking for :
5+ years experience building APIs and backends with Node.js
Excellent knowledge of Typescript and a preference for static typing
Experience with testing frameworks and a strong desire to write a lot of tests
Experience with relational and non-relational databases
Able to bring up a new (micro)service from scratch to fulfill product requirements
Fluent in English (candidates who cannot communicate in English will be rejected)
Good team player
Strong communication skills
Ability to mentor less experienced colleagues
Self-motivated and proactive
In your role you will :
Build and maintain our backend services
Collaborate with frontend developers to build APIs for their needs
Collaborate with ops engineers to help deploy our services to the cloud
Design database schemas and database technologies used by our services
Collaborate with data science team to provide them with the data they need
Improve our CI / CD pipelines
Collaborate with other stakeholders
Bonus points for :
Experience with working remotely
Experience with AWS
Experience with Terraform or similar IaC tools
Experience with CI / CD pipelines such as GitHub Actions or Gitlab CI
Experience with other backend technologies and languages such as Elixir, Golang, Python, Ruby etc.
Huge bonus for experience with Rust
Huge bonus for experience with PostGIS or other geospatial databases
Passionate about functional programming
Proven experience developing and building applications (github link on repo)
About Us :
As a share-economy transportation marketplace, CitizenShipper connects people who need items delivered with the drivers able to complete the delivery.
Our main focus is on facilitating pet transportation to date, we’ve helped reunite thousands of owners with their pets.
Why join us?
Our team is multicultural and international
We have a minimal meetings culture
We have a flat organization without micromanaging.
Everyone works remotely (from home)
We’re still growing, and you have a lot of room to grow with us
Generous parental (maternity and paternity) leave policy - up to 14 weeks!
$50 / month book allowance
$2,000 / year Professional development budget
Full paid light work week (max 10-15 hours) each quarter