Lead Application Developer at Zenda () (allows remote)

Lead Application Developer at Zenda () (allows remote)

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Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-01-05 05:01:05

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We are looking for an experienced Lead Application Developer to join Zenda Engineering team. The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled engineer who is passionate about taking personal accountability to drive application services. You will be working alongside experienced team members to help launch new products.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborating with the product and design team to create innovative app experiences
  • Work with front-end developers (iOS, Android and React/Web) to understand their unique constraints, propose design and APIs to achieve consistent implementation across backend stack
  • Drive technology and design decisions to deliver fast, usable and secure applications at scale
  • Proactively identify improvements to our front-end frameworks, performance, and development processes, then drive the implementation using code and APIs
  • Be an advocate on frontend best practices and adoption of new technologies
  • Ensure feature quality through extensive testing (unit, integration, functional, performance and regression) with a focus towards automation
  • Implement continuous integration and deployment, with a focus towards automation
  • Collaborate across teams on priorities, deadlines, and deliverables
  • Perform code reviews and mentor junior developers

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years shipping software products with at least two years of experience developing API-first mission critical apps on AWS (or similar public cloud) infrastructure
  • Experience with user-interface design and developing front-end using modern frameworks and libraries (Nextjs/React, iOS, or Android) 
  • Experience in designing and implementing REST APIs, preferably using Amazon AWS infrastructure
  • Experience with serverless design pattern, preferably using AWS Lambda and Step Functions
  • Deep understanding of Javascript data structures and design patterns
  • Deep understanding of web components (HTTP/2, JSON, HTML5, CSS3)
  • Deep understanding of backend components such as Nodejs, ORM frameworks, Caching and API Gateway
  • Track record of delivering applications that require high availability, security, concurrency, regulatory compliance and scalability 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Nice to have: Infrastructure as a code (Terraform, CloudFormation), TypeScript and GraphQL

What you’ll get

  • Competitive salary and equity for all full time employees
  • Flexible PTO
  • Generous at-home rig
  • Health insurance (of course!)

Please Mention These in Your Application:

  • Links to online profile (StackOverFlow, GitHub, Gitlab, etc)
  • App Store links to apps you have published
  • Work history (LinkedIn or Blog URL)

Zenda is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.