Sr. Backend Engineer (Javascript/Node.js) (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time


Looking for a solid senior backend engineer who can help build out our workflows, systems, and frameworks. The software the candidate will be working on is a node-based microservices architecture within a fairly complex workflow.

We are looking for high energy candidates, who enjoy learning and taking every interaction as an opportunity to add value and grow.

We are looking for lifelong learners, eager to take on challenges and are not afraid of stepping up to solve and tackle exciting challenges.

Must Have: 

  • 10+ years of experience as Software Engineer
  • 5+ years of experience with Javascript/Nodejs
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience using RabbitMQ and/or Redis
  • English level bilingual (excellent communication skills – spoken word, written word, grammar and spelling.)
  • Strong experience hyper optimizing services and services performance.
  • Experience in highly scalable systems, including messaging and microservices 

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with React
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with TensorFlow
  • Experience with Python
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes

More Info

  • Open to explore: Contract, Part-Time, Full-Time.
  • Remote
  • Flexible hours
  • Compensation in US dollars
  • Friendly environment
  • Growth oriented

What we expect from you

  • 100% alignment with our core values!

  • Ability to work independently while being a highly collaborative team player

  • Comfortable working with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong critical thinking skills and a  pragmatic approach towards solving problems

  • Ability to work independently and get things done with minimal direction 

  • Drive projects from start to finish in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong documentation and verbal/written communication skills.

  • Detail-oriented and highly collaborative team player

About Empirical

Empirical is a Software Development Company based in San Diego, CA, established with a single-minded focus: create successful tech products that customers love! We help forward thinking entrepreneurs and small/medium sized companies convert their ideas into world-class products. To do so, we leverage proven/proprietary processes that help minimize risk and increase the probability of success and are executed by our team of top design and engineering talent.

Our Values

  • We put people first (connect, embrace diversity and always keep a growth mindset)

  • Strive to add value always (put ourselves in clients’ shoes to take on any challenge!)

  • Lead with integrity (choose long term greater good over short-term individual gain) 

  • Have fun every step of the way (if we are not having fun, we are doing it wrong!).

Why Work with Us

We pride ourselves on our core values and have proven that putting people first creates a thriving and collaborative work environment. We seek to accommodate and balance individual needs with client needs, understanding each one of us is unique. We offer benefits such as remote/flexible work, selective paid training, mentorship programs, referral programs and more. 

We are selective in the projects we take on to ensure our teams are engaged in challenging, meaningful, enjoyable opportunities that will provoke creativity, innovation and growth!

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