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Senior Full Stack Engineer

Senior Full Stack Software Engineer


We're looking for a strong senior-level Full Stack Software Engineer. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Right Balance applies the latest technology and the best engineering practices to help businesses grow. We’re in the top 50 companies to watch in LA.

Project Details

Our client is a global leader for app-driven in-store & campus technology that delivers digital media to screens and tablets for corporate TV, digital marketing boards, digital signage, and interactive kiosks using an intuitive content management console in the cloud. They enable retailers to maximize their floor space by using the power of the "endless aisle" where consumers are offered a broader assortment of products even in the smallest physical store environment. They improve the commerce experience by connecting brands, retailers, and consumers through beautiful smart software.

The retail landscape is undergoing major changes. Help us to build beautiful and elegant interactive experiences for brands and retailers to navigate these shifts in consumer behavior to weather the commerce evolution.

We are using the latest technologies like Serverless with AWS Lambda and NoSQL (MongoDB). Our serverless microservices written in Node.js transfer close to 5TB of data per month among all devices at scale. It’s a full-stack Javascript/Typescript opportunity since the front end is written in Angular. If you love technical challenges, and the fun of building great things, join us!

What’s in it for you

  1. Work with the latest and greatest technologies.
  2. Learn from the best people. We constantly challenge the status quo, learn from each other, and invent new ways of building a great product.
  3. We actually write automated tests. We take advantage of the latest automation tools like automatic deployments, CI/CD pipelines, and more.
  4. Flexible hours. Just join daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings. Other than that you’re in control of your own schedule.
  5. Work remotely at the comfort of your home or a shared co-working space.
  6. Work on challenging problems, innovate, have fun while doing it.
  7. Travel around the world. We offer occasional business trips to work with our client's face to face from their offices.

Required Qualifications

  1. 5+ years of full-time hands-on experience in JavaScript.
  2. 3+ years of Node.js experience.
  3. 3+ years of NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB, or similar) experience.
  4. 2+ years of full-time hands-on experience with AWS Lambda.
  5. Intermediate to fluent speaking and writing English.
  6. Experience with data modeling and patterns using NoSQL database technology.
  7. Experience developing Cloud applications with API management and distributed microservices-based architecture.
  8. Ability to challenge and improve the underlying technology stack.
  9. Must be comfortable around both front & back end technologies, development frameworks, 3rd party libraries, QA, and everything else that's required for the team to succeed.
  10. Experience with or capability and desire to operate in Agile/Scrum methodology.
  11. Ability to contribute to research technologies and fast prototyping
  12. Ability to compose detailed design specifications.
  13. Willingness to actively participate in root cause analysis and design sessions.

Nice to haves

  1. Willingness to perform all other related duties as required, assigned and understanding that the items in this description are not all inclusive.
  2. Experience in or burning desire to try TypeScript.
  3. Ability to drive performance tuning, automation, monitoring and testability.
  4. AWS or similar cloud certification..
  5. Experience with Web application development using Angular.
  6. Good knowledge of Docker and deployment life cycle.
  7. Ability to create and drive better metrics, monitoring initiatives to gain valuable insights from the cloud services.
  8. Ability to troubleshoot all build and deployment issues.
  9. Ability to work remotely across time zones .

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your typical clients?

The majority of our clients are venture-backed startups at the growth stage. Usually, at this stage, the company already achieved a product-market fit and is looking to expand rapidly. That’s where we bring the best engineering practices, strong architecture, and the latest technologies to help companies scale.

What is the length of your projects?

Most of our long-term full-time engagements last multiple years.

What’s your company size?

The Right Balance team is 30+ engineers expanding to 100 by the end of the year. The current client size team is 10 engineers with a total of 35 employees. It’s your opportunity to make meaningful contributions in a tight team of highly skilled professionals.

What happens if the engagement is completed?

Most of our engagements are long-term in nature. That said, if the current project is ramping down, we’ll present you with more long-term opportunities to transition into.

What are your core values?

We value autonomy, grind, empathy, mastery, and giving back to the community. We expect you to be autonomous, working directly with the client to build the best product. We value hard work, helping each other, constant learning as well as open-source contributions, and knowledge sharing.

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