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Senior Staff Backend Software Engineer (Hybrid) at GameChanger

GameChanger is seeking an experienced Staff Backend Software Engineer to join their A-Team. This team is in charge of acquiring and activating basketball teams, managing teams, notifications, and integrations related to tournaments. As part of this role, you'll have a hand in the long-term technical direction, API establishment, and backend architectural decisions.
210K - 250K USD / YEAR
United States
Full Time

✅ Pros

  • 💰 Competitive salary range between $210,000 and $250,000
  • 🏡 Option to work remotely or from our Manhattan office
  • 🌴 Unlimited vacation policy

⛔ Cons

  • 🚫 Unable to hire from AK, DE, HI, IA, LA, MS, MT, OK, and SC due to compliance guidelines
  • 🌐 Requires leading and implementing complex designs
  • 🖥️ Must have extensive experience with backend technology

🔧 Skills

Experience scaling a codebase
Knowledge of TypeScript, Node.js, Redis, and PostgreSQL
Experience with AWS deployment
Capable of writing scalable, performant server-side code
Strong leadership and ownership skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate solutions clearly
Team player who enjoys building a collaborative atmosphere

🗣️ Impact

GameChanger's mission is to leverage the transformative power of youth sports and their impact on leadership, teamwork, responsibility, and confidence. Your role as a Staff Backend Software Engineer will mean helping shape the services that enable and enhance these experiences.

👉 Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain robust backend services
  • Ensure productivity and efficiency as the codebase grows
  • Improve existing systems' performance, reliability, and scalability
  • Ensure system security and data privacy compliance

🔍 Requirements

  • Must have 7+ years in a software development role
  • At least 5 years experience with Node.js or backend technology
  • Experience leading and implementing complex designs

✨ Benefits

  • WFH stipend and snack stipend
  • Full health benefits
  • Retirement savings plan through Vanguard
  • Paid access to a wellness platform

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