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Posted almost 2 years ago

Junior Backend Software Engineer Product United States Not open to outside recruiting firms. Applicants please apply here. Please do not send resumes directly to any hiring manager.  Peerfit Interested in working for a team of people completely redefining how fitness and health care work together? At Peerfit, we’re flipping wellness reimbursements on their head by connecting insurers’ and employers’ wellness dollars to popular fitness studios offering CrossFit, yoga, barre, boot camp, cycling, and more. If working with a team of innovative and driven people who are modernizing how people engage with wellness excites you, look no further than Peerfit. POSITION SUMMARY: As a junior backend software engineer you’ll support the business as it grows to support large scale adoption. This will include: Extending our JSON API to support platform features for Web, iOS, and Android Promote improved component isolation across business services Building and supporting inbound and outbound partner API integrations Standardizing business operations that support account management and engagement of the Peerfit user experience You will be joining a growing backend team of polyglot developers who are working to bring the current system to its next tier of maturity. The ideal candidate should be prepared to help add robustness by improving the quality of our test coverage, enhance the adaptability and fault tolerance of the system, and help to coordinate key architecture and technology decisions. We’re seeking someone who is solution-oriented, pragmatic, and consensus-driven in their approach to rapidly building iterative software that solves real problems in our product and technical domains. RESPONSIBILITIES: You will be responsible for managing our Django application along with a few small services written in Python and Rails. You will represent the backend in the delivery of new platform features through full-stack project teams. In addition, you will collaborate with backend peers through pairing, pull requests, and team-driven continuous improvement. You will also collaborate with the other functional groups that make up the Product team including Data, Frontend Web (React), Native mobile (Swift, Kotlin), Design, Infrastructure, and Operations. EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS: 1+ years of professional experience (not necessarily tech specific) Successful completion of a technical degree or bootcamp program, particularly programs with a curriculum built around modern web application development Knowledge of test driven development NICE TO HAVES: Comfort with open source tooling including bash, vim, tmux Experience with mysql, celery/rabbitmq Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and/or Google Cloud infrastructure technologies EDUCATIONAL GUIDELINES: Bachelor’s degree in an information/comp-sci program or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. WHO WE NEED: (Intangibles) Passionate about health and fitness Desires to have a role in the growth of a startup Stays motivated and knows how to be persistent Is self-directed Can work remotely and make decisions autonomously at a high level Flexibility to handle changing responsibilities WHAT YOU GET: The opportunity to help expand the impact of Peerfit across the United States and, someday, the world! The chance to work in a relaxed, yet goal-driven start-up culture with a passion for fitness Peerfit credits to attend fitness classes. Chance to work remotely with flexible scheduling Health Insurance & other benefits Peerfit is an AA/Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans