Senior Back End / API Engineer - NodeJS Worldwide

Company: Modus Create

You are a core JavaScript developer, with prior experience building highly scalable APIs. At Modus Create you will collaborate daily on a cross functional, distributed SCRUM team to build better products. We pride ourselves on not just being excellent, but an excellent remote workforce.

This is a full time, contract role that will be performed from a remote location. However, you must be willing to collaborate at least 4 hours per day with the client located in EST or GMT-4.

Your Duties

  • Uses NodeJS to design, code, debug, optimize, and release backend components for business and data systems used in the educational business domain.
  • Performs code reviews of pull requests
  • Collaborate daily with UX, Engineering, QA and DevOps to deliver functionality for a highly visible web apps for companies at the forefront of their industries
  • Consult to our end clients regarding development best practices


  • Strong experience with Core JavaScript
  • Prior experience developing and documenting APIs with NodeJS.
  • Demonstrable understanding of appropriate frameworks for Node (hapijs, express)
  • Experience with Typescript is preferable
  • Experience working with Oauth or other api authentication
  • Experience working with the Swagger toolset
  • Experience in following Agile/Scrum SDLC
  • Experience writing unit, integration and acceptance tests and working in a TDD environment
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field
  • A consistent, reliable internet connection

Let’s Talk about You

You value outcomes above all else: You have a proven track record shipping great mobile and web products. By understanding the big picture, you articulate strategy and vision with strong written and verbal communication.

You Lead by Doing: You realize that the big picture is worthless without getting your hands dirty in the technical details for strategic and tactical problem solving. You understand the value of situational leadership and can adapt to the needs and strength of your team.

You Love Work, Growth and Learning: You dream of working in a culture that values hard work, continued learning and innovation with a commitment to building amazing products for clients and their end users. You’ll stop learning when you are dead, and until then you desire to gain deeper knowledge in technology and business.

Let’s Talk About Us

Modus Create is a Product Studio offering consulting services and SaaS products for strategic planning, design and execution of web-based and mobile products. We work across multiple industries with Fortune 1000, ISVs, and startups to validate, plan and launch new products. Headquartered in Reston, VA, we are a global, bootstrapped team that has grown from 2 to 140+ people in 30+ countries in 7 years, committed to building the best product consulting firm on the planet. We offer a highly collaborative, autonomous and effective working environment. We love and believe in what we do. This is your chance to be part of building something great.

Why Modus Create

  • Competitive compensation
  • Ability to work remotely / telecommute when not on client site
  • Working side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech

Do you have what it takes to join the DC area's most awesome tech company? Let’s start a conversation.

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