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Backend Developer

  • Ref: 291395
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Application Service Providers
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $50.00/hr - $70.00/hr

Opportunity Description

A well-funded, profitable, growing Startup is seeking a Backend Developer.

SaaS platform which specializes in building out Mobile, Web and Kiosk ordering and loyalty solutions.

Job Duties

  • An existing backend which is integrated with Toast POS (Point-of-Sale) and Square for payment processing.
  • iOS and Android apps are connected to the existing backend
  • Admin panel is an internal-facing tool for making remote changes to content fed-to and derived-from the app.

Current Projects:

  • Working on a rewrite of the current backend to allow for more scalability and ease when implementing different partner integrations.
  • Updating the admin panel to be an external-facing product rather than an internal management tool.
  • Moving mobile app styling to be configurable by admin panel, as well an iterating with new app functionality based on growing platform partnerships.

Experience & Skills Required

  • A solid understanding of developing web application backends with Node.js, MongoDB, and MySQL.
  • Create REST APIs with Express.js
  • Understanding of Nginx, Linux, and Ubuntu.
  • Able to design secure cloud infrastructure and scale on platforms especially Amazon Web Services


  • Experience with writing single page applications using React.
  • Experience with GraphQL a big plus.