Senior Software Engineer - Backend


Job Description
Higharc is a VC-backed startup that is changing how new homes are designed and built. Join a founding team who've shipped products for Autodesk, Electronic Arts, Nike, and Apple. About the job: Higharc is growing its team to build a powerful interactive, web-based home design platform. This role will ensure that Higharc API's match our rapid product development schedule while also being robust, maintainable, and documented. The right candidate for this role prioritizes working software over perfection and wants to deliver software, get user feedback, and iterate. Be prepared to share live examples of applications you've built. We are a remote-first company, and this role can sit anywhere in the continental United States. What you'll do: Help design & deliver a robust set of API's based on PostgresQL, node.js, and AWS Work with the rest of engineering team to maintain and add new features to this system Write tests to ensure we can deploy new features with high reliability Mentor junior engineers You might be a good fit if you have: An inspiring GitHub profile or website that demonstrates your skills in this area Deep knowledge of REST, GraphQL, web hooks, and other modern API techniques Experience deploying complex, high-uptime applications running in a datacenter Proficiency in integrating with third-party APIs Demonstrated proficiency with Typescript/Javascript Proactive communication skills adapted to a remote work environment Higharc has been remote-first since our founding in 2018. We offer flexible hours so that you do your best work without missing out on life. Higharc offers competitive salaries with significant equity in a fast-growing, well-funded company. Personal healthiness is an important value for us - we provide comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with unlimited PTO, and meaningful maternity/paternity leave. You'll also have access to other big-company benefits like short and long-term disability plans and a 401k. Haven't worked remotely before? We provide a stipend to help you create the ideal home-office.