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Sr. Backend Engineer (Node.JS) at UJET
San Francisco, CA, US

Our dedicated team and awesome technology are disrupting the customer support space. Our SaaS platform replaces all of the convoluted systems, lines, and contact numbers of standard customer support with a stunningly simple SDK and Smart Actions – fingerprint, verification, real-time sharing (videos, photos, and screenshots) and effortless in-app texting - plus all data is encrypted, keeping customer data secure. We take the frustration out of customer support and in turn, provide a sleek, secure, and modern smartphone-era experience. Join our team as we revolutionize the customer experience!


UJET is searching for an experienced Sr. Backend Engineer to join our growing San Francisco team! The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer who has shipped several products at a large scale and is meticulous with code style and quality, with the ability to own features and end-to-end architecture.


  • Establish yourself as a technical leader, subject matter expert, and become the go-to person for initiatives on the backend team
  • Be a collaborative team player who can lead and deliver backend services with high availability, low latency, and auto scalability
  • Facilitate collaboration between engineers, product owners, and designers
  • Possess a deep understanding of the product and business goals which translate into technical design documents
  • Architect, design, develop, deploy, and operate services that serve start-ups to enterprise clients
  • Be a leader of the UJET backend developer community affecting and driving our architecture across the company
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Drive strong engineering practices within your team and define and teach these practices within the UJET developer community
  • Contribute to the vision and long-term strategy in your domain of expertise
  • Find ways to spread learning across the organization (give internal talks, contribute to internal blogs, etc.)
  • Help maintain and improve current Node.js/JavaScript integration service. Build new Node.js microservices if the project requires it.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • 7+ years’ experience in software development, with at least 5 years of backend development experience
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Node.js and JavaScript.
  • Hands on experience with third-party API integrations. Knowledge of CRM integration such as Salesforce and Zendesk is a plus.
  • Working experience with MySQL or similar database technologies.
  • Working experience with Redis or similar caching architecture.
  • Efficiency in software best practice and tools like Git, Docker, CI, 12factor, etc
  • Previous experience in designing and scaling microservice architecture
  • Some knowledge of Ruby, Java, Go, or Python a plus.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally, in a fast-paced start-up environment

Compliance Responsibilities

Security, data protection and compliance (SDPC) are paramount to the success of our partnerships. All roles at UJET require compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and acceptance and adherence to all policies and standards within UJET. Personnel acknowledges they are personally responsible for reporting any suspected violations or abuse and are required to complete SDPC training and fulfill role-specific SDPC responsibilities.


In addition to our great team and disruptive technology, we offer our teammates a competitive compensation and benefits package, work/life balance, unlimited vacation, stock options, catered lunches Monday through Thursday, monthly game nights, and more!

UJET is an Equal Opportunity Employer