Senior Backend Engineer (Remote)

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We’ve partnered with a startup GoFetch. They’re currently looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to make their mark.GoFetch is on a mission to reinvent pet health to make sure every pet gets the health care they deserve. A large part of this worthy task is reducing the lifetime cost of your pet’s health through preventative care, education, and lowering the cost of each visit. In partnership with a growing network of trusted veterinarians and industry partners they are building a one stop subscription membership program to transform how their members manage, access, and afford the best care possible. This is where GoFetch was born and they have big plans for it in the new year!Why join the team at GoFetch? The exciting opportunity to join a growing start-up as an integral part of the team. You’ll spend your days changing the lives of our furry friends, their caring owners, and an industry that can be revolutionized. With a flexible, remote-first approach, access to modern technology, and working shoulder to shoulder with the co-founders, you’ll likely find everything you need at GoFetch.GoFetch is looking for an engineer who is excited about our technology stack and isn’t afraid to learn new things every day (having exactly matching experience isn’t essential). They are a small team so ideally, you should be comfortable with some of your time spent working across the stack as well as your main focus of backend/API development. What you get at GoFetchA remote-first work policy. We’re PST-focused but we have team members spanning the continent.Health & wellness benefits, spent as you need them4 weeks of annual vacationAn extra personal day off per quarterA $3000 hardware budget to get your workspace in tip-top shapeA mid-year & winter annual office shutdownDuring your first 3 months you will:Participate in high-level system architecture and software design decision makingPropose and implement improvements to our GraphQL schemaBuild and deploy updates to our Elixir/Phoenix APIIntegrate with our React and React Native applicationsUnderstand the inner workings and business logic that go into the GoFetch API After 12 months you will have:Laid the groundwork for a migration from Heroku to an IaaSScaled our application to serve 20x more usersReduced service latency by 20%Optimized & reduced database loadLed the creation and implementation of large features from start to finishMentored new software developersWorked with our product team to build and test new featuresPast experience building GraphQL APIs, or deep knowledge of REST with a willingness to learnStrong working knowledge of PostgreSQLFluency in Elixir or a similar function programming languageHigh familiarity building object and domain driven API’s, in Elixir, Ruby, Java, or similarExperience integrating with React or React Native frontendsExperience building cloud services for a large number of clientsExperience with the following specific technologies are considered an assetGCP/AWS or a similar IaaSHerokuDocker or other containerization toolsElixir/PhoenixAbsintheApolloReactReact Native #harvestjobs