senior Senior Fullstack Engineer


We're looking for a Senior Fullstack Engineer. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Right Balance applies the latest technology and best engineering practices to help businesses grow. We’re in the top 50 companies to watch in LA.

Engagement Details

Our client has a different vision for eCommerce: enable customer relationships via subscriptions. After listening to exactly what today’s fastest growing brands wanted in an eCommerce subscription platform, we built from the ground up. We’re a passionate group of people using the latest tech stacks to create next-generation eCommerce solutions for our customers like Athletic Greens, Four Sigmatic, True Botanicals and many more. In a few years from now, our company will have helped scale consumer brands the right way through relationships with their most loyal customers, subscribers.

This is the next wave of eCommerce and it’s already here–we’re growing incredibly fast and are looking for bright, enthusiastic people to join us. We do things a little differently around here because that’s what disrupting an industry requires and we like to have fun while building. If you enjoy collaborating with a global team of quirky individuals and share our vision for eCommerce, we’d love to hear from you.

Dive into a large-scale MVC framework. We use Laravel on the backend, running in a containerized environment on AWS in addition to AWS Lambda Serverless functions. Our frontend is written in Vue.js. Your expertise will be put to the test as you create robust, scalable solutions. For the frontend, showcase your skills to create captivating user experiences. Be at the forefront of web development and shape the way our customers interact with our products.

What’s in it for you

1. Experience the excitement and energy of working in a dynamic startup, where innovative ideas are valued, and your contributions have a direct impact on the company's growth.

2. Drive New Product Development: Be part of a team that thrives on creating cutting-edge solutions and bringing new products to life. Contribute to the entire product development lifecycle, from ideation to launch, and witness your ideas turning into reality.

3. Learn and evolve your skills using the latest and greatest technology tools in a rapidly growing company.

4. Learn from the best engineers. We constantly challenge the status quo and invent new ways of building a great product.

5. Flexible hours. Just join daily standups, sprint planning, and retrospective meetings. Other than that you’re in control of your own schedule.

6. 100% remote. Work anywhere, whether it is remotely in the comfort of your home, in a shared co-working space, in an RV on the beach, or while being a nomad in another country.

7. Work on challenging problems, innovate, impacting lots of people's lives for the better while having fun doing it.

Required Qualifications

1. 10+ years of full-time hands-on Fullstack experience

2. Advanced speaking and writing English. Able to have a real-time conversation.

3. 5+ years of full-time hands-on experience with large-scale MVC frameworks such as Laravel, Ruby-on-Rails, Django, Node.Js backend, Java/spring.

4. 3+ years of full-time hands-on experience with Vue.Js, React.Js or Angular.

5. 2+ years of full-time hands-on Shopify integration experience.

6. 2+ years of full-time hands-on Cloud experience (AWS, GCP, or Azure).

7. 5+ years of full-time hands-on SQL experience.

8. Experience building robust RESTful APIs.

9. Experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL (monitoring/scaling databases and writing/optimizing SQL queries).

10. Startup mentality - self-starter, sense of ownership, team player.

Nice to haves

1. Serverless experience.

2. Experience with subscription services (e.g., Recharge, Smartrr, Skio, etc.)

3. Experience designing, deploying, and maintaining cloud infrastructure on AWS in support of containerized applications.

4. Experience with Git and version control best practices, code-based CI/CD tools, and deploying code to multiple environments.

5. Experience with GraphQL.

6. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent demonstrated ability.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your typical clients?

The majority of our clients are venture-backed startups in 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 engagements?

Most of our long-term full-time engagements last multiple years so you are able to evolve your career with the company you are currently working in.

What’s your company size?

The Right Balance team is 60+ engineers going to 200 by the end of the year. The current client size team is 150+ people. The timing is great to be a part of a rapidly growing team making meaningful contributions.

What happens if the engagement is completed?

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

What are your core values?

Client First: we only win when our clients win. We treat client challenges as our own.

Ownership: we embrace responsibility, taking on challenges, getting them to completion, and enjoying getting things done.

Quality: we’re passionate about achieving quality outcomes by applying meticulous attention to detail.

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