Node.js, Typescript Back End Engineer - Fully Remote


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Full Time


Jan 21

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Node.js, Typescript Back End Engineer - Fully Remote

Employment type: Full time 

Location: Remote (Team based primarily in Brisbane and East Coast Australia time zones)

Immediate start available

Why come work at Amber?

Amber is an Australian based fin-tech on a mission to empower people on their path to accumulating wealth, by making investing in Bitcoin as easy and accessible as possible. We are on the hunt for an experienced Back End Engineer to join our crew as we continue to grow globally. While we are proud of what we’ve been able to achieve with our product thus far, we want to push ourselves and the product further as we prepare to put a brand new product offering in front of millions of more people as we extend our products into the lending vertical.

We’re looking for an engineer to join a brand new product team we are assembling. We’re looking for someone excited about building a great product, shaping it empirically to empower great decisions and working collaboratively with our leaders and crew of talented product designers and developers.

As a company, Amber is in the midst of transitioning from start-up to scale-up and we are fortunate to have a great team of financial backers including Mark Yusko and Anthony Pompliano with Morgan Creek Digital and QUT (Queensland University of Technology) Bluebox.

Our team is driven by a passion for creating solutions that make Bitcoin more accessible and we are hoping to find an engineer to join our quest. 

The role:

At a high level we are looking for an engineer who would relish the opportunity to:

  • Drive product outcomes by designing and developing high quality code
  • Be the primary technical architect and development lead for your product team
  • Collaboratively lead alongside our product manager and product designer to shape the product development and roadmaps
  • Work on an exciting new product line at the intersection of Bitcoin and lending

Our vision is that the role leads by empowering our team and product through great technical design and implementation.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Extensive demonstrable experience with NodeJS, TypeScript, and PostgreSQL
  • Operational experience using Amazon Web Services; including EC2, ECS/ECR, RDS, S3, etc.
  • Strong proficiency with API Development; including documentation, development, maintenance and enhancement of new and existing API endpoints
  • Extensive experience creating, and maintaining efficient database schemas in a live production environment
  • Experience implementing automated tests; such as unit and integration tests
  • Working knowledge operating with Linux based virtual machines, and virtualised containers in production environments
  • Operational experience with Docker in development and production environments
  • Fluid in best practices for working with and maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • Operational knowledge of code versioning tools, such as Github, Bitbucket, and Gitlab
  • Ability to communicate all aspects of the software design and development process effectively
  • Strong familiarity with one or more software design paradigms such as object oriented programming, and/or functional programming.
  • Functional understanding with API security methodologies and best practice
  • Ability to lead and work in an agile product led environment with a focus on collaboration and continuous improvement

Nice to have skills:

  • Experience developing and consuming GraphQL APIs
  • Experience with Fullstack development; preferred with React and/or React Native
  • Experience performing TDD, BDD, and/or testing with code coverage
  • Experience working in a FinTech and/or product led startup
  • Operational knowledge working with Github Actions, Jenkins, and/or AWS CodePipeline
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code/Terraform/Cloud Formation is beneficial but not mandatory
  • Understanding of Ruby on Rails is beneficial but not mandatory (For improving some legacy components)

Have a look at our product:

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