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Senior Backend Engineer with Node experience


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Codelitt helps companies build new products and solve their most pressing problems with the speed, technology, and innovation of a startup. We are passionate about improving the lives of our users through the products we build.

Codelitt is looking for a Node Backend Engineer with experience building highly complex applications. You will be responsible for building and implementing a product currently in progress.

You will work together with a global engineering team, as well as a designer, UXR and project manager to achieve the goals of the application.


  • Build and develop a Node and GraphQL application

  • Discuss features and offer possible solutions

  • Estimate tasks accordingly based on your past experience

  • Provide and receive feedback on pull requests

  • Maintain the application's development/QA/production servers and keep them up and running

  • Provide help and guidance to other engineers on the project

  • In the future, have the opportunity to mentor and guide less experienced engineers with their careers (if you're interested)

In 1 Month, you'll:

  • Have an understanding of the engineering department processes, tools, and practices

  • Understand the project architecture and goals

  • Receive access to our learning resources

  • Be part of the engineering department's decision making process

  • Start being mentored by our Chief Technology Officer

In 3+ Months, you'll:

  • Own the project from an engineering point of view

  • Receive quarterly feedback about your performance with guidance on how to further grow your career


  • Driven, self-motivated, ambitious, and interested in tech

  • Experience working and collaborating with remote teams

  • Experience in Linux and command line a must

  • Solid Javascript experience a must

  • Extensive Node experience a must

  • Experience with GraphQL is a plus

  • Ability to architect all components of back-end projects

  • Experience reading API documentation and working with different endpoints to compose the desired effect

  • Ability to run projects through solid processes (Git flow, code reviews, reviewing stories, planning)

  • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and efficiently

  • Ability to use Git for all of your projects

  • Strong knowledge in OOP and software design principles

  • Ability to assess multiple solutions to a problem and reason between them

  • Experience with building secure apps

  • Ability to optimize frontend load times, debug rendering issues, and provide an overall smooth user experience


  • Competitive salary based on location and years of experience

  • 30 days PTO, plus company-wide holiday break in December

  • Flexible sick leave

  • Healthcare benefits, including dental and vision (US only)

  • Maternity and paternity benefits

  • Collaborate and learn from the best and brightest in product development, including design, engineering, and more

  • The flexibility to work anywhere you prefer and feel most productive

  • Numerous team building events throughout the year

We will be in touch as soon as possible if there's a good fit. Thanks for your interest in Codelitt!

Note: We are not interested in working with recruiters or any agencies (design, engineering, etc.) at this time.

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About this role

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October 11th, 2021

Job posted on

April 28th, 2021

Job type

Full Time

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