Maker - Backend Developer (Remote)


JavaScript, Node.js, TDD

Maker is hiring a Backend Developer
Join Maker to revolutionise the experience of e-commerce and help brands and retailers 10x their digital marketing content.
Maker is an engagement platform built from the ground up to help deliver the richest, most compelling content for commerce. They help online retailers and brands enhance existing websites with compelling content, dramatically increasing engagement, conversion, and revenue growth.
At Maker they have combined the best of design, web-publishing, and analytics tools in a single platform that can enhance any existing site with 10x richer content with zero code, development cost, or risk. Marketers and designers use their software to create, source, publish & optimize interactive content for their product pages, landing pages, lookbooks, blog posts, user-generated stories, and more.

Amongst several different clients they help names such as Walmart, Anthropologie, Rue21, and many others.


Who is Maker? 

  • They are a seed-stage company, headquartered in Burlingame, CA.
  • In the increasingly hard battle for consumer attention, they believe experience really matters and are inspired to create technology that can dramatically elevate web content everywhere.
  • They are a team of problem solvers and makers who seek out others who are also passionate and relentless at their respective crafts. They work hard and push the boundaries of what’s possible because they genuinely want to be the best in class at whatever they do.
  • If you join them, they will give you ownership and challenges, and the support and encouragement to grow and help shape the next phase of our company.
About the role: 

They are looking for developers with solid fundamentals in software development, systems, troubleshooting, sharp coding skills, and a passion for working on the latest technologies in a fast-paced environment. As a backend developer, your job will be highly technical and hands-on. You will also need to manage our infrastructure on Vercel, AWS, Fastly, and Cloudflare.

Their stack is mostly Node.js (using Rscript) running on serverless functions.

A normal day will include:

  • Taking complete ownership of Maker's technology platform development including hands-on development, backend architecture, technical support, and technology strategy.
  • Exploring and evaluating new developments in tech that can benefit our products and platform, or the operational effectiveness of the software development team.
  • 5+ years be a writer of clean, readable, and maintainable code and tests.
  • Experience in building Node.js applications.
  • Have the experience building APIs and integrating with third-party APIs.
  • Having experience working on an internal product (an application or CMS) is a plus.
  • Have worked on key functionality for a cloud-based product.
  • Have experience with test-driven development and unit testing.
  • Experience in software engineering and architecture (experience working in a product-based startup is a plus).
  • Experience building at least two products from scratch, and then scaling them from 10X to 100X.
  • Good communication skills.
To apply for this position you need to be based in the EU and possess a valid work permit
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