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Lead Back-End Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Company Description

Join a 20-employee Amex charity-focused Tech startup as their Lead Back-End Engineer.


  • Lead Back-End Engineer = $140K-$165K + Equity


  • Pre-Series A
  • $4M round w/ AMEX Capital
  • Funding is good until the end of 2022

Benefits & Perks:

  • 100% Work-from-Home (forever)
  • 401K
  • 80% Employer-Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 3-Weeks PTO (Flexible)
  • Stock Options

Important Note: You must be authorized to work in the USA without any work restrictions, now and in the future, to be considered.

Job Description

The Lead Back-End Engineer will be directly responsible for meeting the needs of our customers, both internal and external, through efficient and functional software development.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist building our next generation software, architect solutions, and follow best practices in the development and support of scalable products.
  • Regularly write and commit clean code.
  • Contribute in all phases of the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Take high-level initiatives and break them down into workable user stories.
  • Mentor mid-tier engineers, providing them support where necessary.


Successful Lead Back-End Engineers will have 5+ years experience in C# and Entity Framework.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Advanced experience with RESTful architecture and data interoperability.
  • Heavy experience with RDBMS and effective use of an ORM with appropriate
  • Familiarity with implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.
  • Experience with git and version control/code versioning systems.
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous development (CI/CD)
  • Ability to recognize code smells and refactor where appropriate.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, an analytical mind, and problem-solving

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Experienced with AWS architecture; S3, EC2, Lambda, DynamoDB, CloudWatch.
  • Experience with Docker and containerization.
  • Experience with performance and/or security testing.

Additional Information

Your application will be reviewed within 24-hours. If there’s a match, a member of the IT Pros team will be in contact with you to coordinate a video interview. You must submit your application to be considered – please no phone calls or third parties = NO RPOs.

Interview Process:

  • Round 1 = Video Interview w/ Hiring Team (45-minutes)
  • Round 2 = Final Video Interview w/ Hiring Team (3 hours)

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