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Knock.com

Senior Backend Node.js Engineer

Knock.com published 12 days ago

$90k - 140k | Equity

Senior, Lead, Full-time

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Senior Backend Node.js Engineer

Knock.com | No office location
$90k - 140k | Equity Remote

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Senior, Lead
Role: Backend Developer
Industry: Computer Software, Financial Technology, Real Estate
Company size: 51-200 people
Company type: VC Funded

Remote details

Preferred Timezone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time +/- 2 hours

Technologies

Job description

Our homes are our most valuable asset and also the most difficult to buy and sell. Knock is on a mission to make trading in your house as simple and certain as trading in your car. Started by founding team members of Trulia.com (NYSE: TRLA, acquired by Zillow for $3.5B), Knock is an online home trade-in platform that uses data science to price homes accurately, technology to sell them quickly and a dedicated team of professionals to guide you every step of the way. We share the same top-tier investors as iconic brands like Netflix, Tivo, Match, HomeAway and Houzz. We are seeking a passionate Backend Engineer to help us design and build our customer-facing APIs and backend services. You must be a developer with a keen sense of good system design and application architecture. We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating great products to help millions of home buyers and sellers buy or sell a home without risk, stress, and uncertainty.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, build and maintain APIs and tools that power Knock’s internal and customer-facing applications. Communicate your designs to fellow engineers.
  • Understand the data that power our applications, and be able to propose appropriate data models for new features.
  • Build new services from scratch, as well as maintain existing applications.
  • Provide secure and seamless integration of Knock’s applications to our SaaS partners.
  • Committed to good engineering practice of testing, logging, alerting and deployment processes.

Requirements:

  • U.S. based.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of full lifecycle software development experience in Node.js, including coding, testing, troubleshooting, and deployment.
  • Strong desire to work at a rapidly growing startup and make it a success. Comfortable learning new technologies and tools.
  • Expert in Javascript (Node.js). Experience with various Node.js modules such as Hapi.js, lodash, async.
  • Experience with AWS ecosystem such as Lambda, S3, SNS, SQS, and CloudWatch.
  • Strong SQL knowledge (Mysql or Postgres), familiarity with techniques to identify slow queries and debugging (We run on AWS RDS).

Bonus points for knowledge of:

  • Programming proficiency in Go or Python.
  • Docker ecosystem and container orchestration systems such as ECS or Kubernetes.

What we can offer you:

  • An amazing opportunity to be an integral part of building the next multi-billion dollar consumer brand around the single largest purchase of our lives.
  • You will be working with a passionate, mission-driven team that is disrupting the status quo.
  • Competitive cash and equity compensation, full medical, dental, vision benefits, 401k, flexible work schedule, unlimited vacation (2 weeks mandatory) and sick time and are open to where you live and work.

We have offices in New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Raleigh, Charlotte, and Dallas with more on the way, but we are also a distributed company with employees in 18 different states so we are open to any U.S. location for this role. We have offices in New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Dallas-Fort Worth with more on the way. In fact, we are proud to be a distributed company with employees in 18 different states. This is an amazing opportunity to be an integral part of building a multi-billion dollar consumer brand in an industry that is long overdue for a new way of doing things. You will be working with a passionate, mission-driven team that is disrupting the status quo. Knock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals seeking employment at Knock are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. Please no recruitment firm or agency inquiries, you will not receive a reply from us.

Life at Knock.com

About Knock.com

Knock is an online home selling platform that uses data science to price homes accurately, technology to sell them quickly and a dedicated team of professionals to guide you every step of the way.

We’re looking for an entrepreneurial engineers to join Knock as an early employees. Your decisions will help shape the direction of our engineering organization for years to come. We’ll give you the responsibility and the support to help make the lives of millions of home buyers and sellers better. 

Benefits

  • Fully distributed team, open to where you live and work.
  • Unlimited vacation and sick time
  • Competitive cash and stock compensation
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Computer provided

Who you’ll work with

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Senior Backend Node.js Engineer at Knock.com