Backend Developer (Java, Node.js)


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GitLab CI

Job Description

We are looking for an inspired backend developer who loves tinkering with APIs and working with data. LittleLives is a leading education technology company used in over a thousand preschools in 10 countries, and we are looking to expand our backend team!

What you will be doing:

  • Develop backend services in Node.js for in our existing APIs
  • Using Java to create robust enterprise level APIs for our customer integrations
  • R&D novel and ingenious solutions to create enhanced scalable applications tailored to a multitude of global regions
  • Continuously enhance the app with the latest code-improving methodologies and security enhancements available
  • Use modern DevOps tools and automate everything with Docker and our Kubernetes clusters

Here's what you can achieve with us:

  • Make running a service that is consumed by tens of thousands of users look effortless with an efficient and autoscaled infrastructure
  • Expertly maintain end-to-end monitoring of our applications
  • Further develop solid developer operation practices like collaborative documentation, peer review and automated testing
  • Hone your security experience through closely working with our senior DevOps and external consultants

Your Skills and Experience

Must have:

  • Deep expertise in Java, Node.js, PostgreSQL, Gitlab CI
  • Containers are first class in your apps
  • Familiar with GraphQL or other modern query languages and transport protocols
  • Sound coding practices with tools such as git, unit testing, CI/CD, service oriented architecture
  • Linux confidence
  • Production experience with handling large request concurrency and performance optimizations
  • Solid understanding of information security

Nice to have:

  • Competency in functional programming. We welcome you to our Elixir apps
  • Managed Kubernetes, Helm charts on your own
  • Your own ideas

Why You’ll Love Working Here

  • We WILL push you to learn new things together
  • Multinational team, work with them in our global offices
  • Experience all-around growth with exposure to various aspects of business
  • Personalized leadership growth based on your strengths


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