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Senior Full Stack Engineer



Software Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
About Appex

At Appex, we turn world-class apps into world-class businesses. We operate a portfolio of 50+ mobile applications in various verticals, including health and fitness and essential utilities. We are a rapidly growing startup looking to transform the mobile ecosystem while continuing to grow our portfolio of mobile applications, developing best-in-class underlying technology stacks, and building the absolute best team of mobile app developers, marketers, designers, and innovators.

Your Role

We are looking for a seasoned Full Stack Engineer with deep expertise designing, architecting, implementing, and deploying full stack, scalable, cloud-native, service oriented web applications.

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, you will help shape the future of backend and frontend web development at Appex across our application portfolio. You will champion our best practices, toolchains, and components, while working hands-on to architect and implement some of our most exciting technologies. You’ll mentor our engineers and be a go-to person to help solve any challenges in backend or frontend web application architecture.

Your Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Collaborating with engineers across disciplines to maintain overall engineering best practices
  • Establishing and maintaining best practices and toolchains for backend and frontend web development
  • Identifying and standardizing shared components to be used across the portfolio
  • Leading the hands-on implementation for the most strategic web development initiatives
  • Providing architectural design, strategy, and planning on development efforts across the portfolio
  • Collaborating with our platform team to identify, prototype, and operationalize new technologies
  • Leading and mentoring engineering team members
  • Reviewing backend and frontend web applications on a regular basis and prescribing improvements or adjustments
  • Providing support and guidance during incident response
  • Performing technical due diligence efforts on potential acquisitions

The Value You Bring

With your help, we will build the most creative, high-performing, and diverse engineering team in the world.

We want to be recognized not only for the success of our applications, but for the quality of their construction. Your expertise, skills, and ingenuity will help us create rock-solid applications across our portfolio that delight our users and push the boundaries of web and mobile development.

By streamlining our end-to-end web development stack and best practices, you’ll drive the operating efficiency needed to create more room to focus on innovative and strategic initiatives. At the forefront of the Full Stack discipline, you’ll lead by example and level up the developers around you.

Requirements And Skills

  • 10+ years of software development experience with at least 7+ years architecting and building scalable, cloud-native, micro-service oriented applications using Node.js and modern frameworks including but not limited to Express, NestJS, React, and NextJS.
  • Knowledge of end-to-end DevOps automation with CI and CD pipelines including unit, component, functional, performance, and security test automation
  • Demonstrated experience developing standards and processes for web development to ensure that quality standards are consistently met and exceeded
  • Demonstrated experience building and deploying web applications in AWS
  • Demonstrated experience modeling and deploying both scalable and performant relational and non-relational databases
  • Ability to uncover root causes of complex technical problems and provide guidance on solving them
  • Experience and comfort working with cross-functional teams of design, product, growth, and data to deliver great user experiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to succinctly represent complex technical concepts to varied audiences and different levels of leadership
  • Passionate about technology and staying up to date on industry trends
  • Strong commitment to the continuous improvement of yourself and the web development team

We win together

We embrace diversity because we believe that only through authenticity, inclusivity, and high standards of respect, trust and humility will we be able to achieve our goals.

Baking inclusive principles into our company’s DNA provides equitable opportunities for all and enhances our ability to be first in class in all aspects of our industry.

Appex is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive hiring process. As part of this commitment, we strive to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities to enable them to access the hiring process. If you need an accommodation to access the job application or interview process, please contact careers@joinappex.com.

Email careers@joinappex.com if you’re interested in any role with your LinkedIn, resume, and a blurb about why you’re interested in the opportunity. Applications without the above will not be considered and will not be responded to.