UI Engineer/Microservices Engineer

HireStarter's client is a technology platform for online care services which helps families, businesses, and corporate employees find high-quality care for their kids, pets, parents, and homes. Join the team to help transform their current system into a REST based ecosystem for faster, smarter, and stronger delivery!


  • Design and develop extremely high-volume, fault-tolerant, scalable web-based systems solutions using Golang, Couchbase, Modern UIs and other technologies.
  • Work with stakeholders in product management to understand business requirements
  • Work with other disciplines to drive cross-functional efforts.
  • Own and review deliverables for accuracy, quality, performance and completeness.
  • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of members of the team.
  • Commitment to ruthlessly testing, refactoring and perfecting code
  • Keep current on latest language framework changes and disseminate through team
  • Spend your days building performant, world class APIs, services and front-end experiences

Required Skills:

  • Must have direct experience with one of the following JavaScript frameworks: AngularJS (4+), React
  • Must have direct experience building REST API endpoints.
  • Good architecture skills with experience in building extremely high-volume, fault-tolerant, scalable web-based systems
  • Ability to read Java and .Net code and code changes or re-design in goLang
  • Service-oriented architecture (SOA): either REST services or WebAPI at scale
  • Proven experience with modern language (GoLang, Node, etc..)
  • Familiarity with Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Technical leadership, especially in an agile and iterative process.

Bonus Skillsets:

  • Bonus: First hand experience with Kafka, Couchbase (or similar document store), ELK and CQRS 
  • Bonus: direct experience in Couchbase and/orMongoDB.
  • Bonus: Ability to lead and manage a globally distributed development team.
  • Bonus: Modern web UI experience (Angular2, React/Flux)
  • Bonus: knowledge of C# or Java / .Net / SQL Server
  • Bonus: experience with Docker, HashiCorp Stack (Terraform, Vault, Consul)
  • Bonus: experience with cloud (EC2 or other) 
  • Bonus: Experience with Microservices architecture is a plus

 Tech Stack

  • Kanban-based product workflow with daily SCRUM
  • GIT source control and Jira ticket management
  • GoLang services on Dockerized VMs utilizing the autopilot pattern (Consul/Vault/Prometheus/Traefik/ContainerPilot)
  • Some .Net-core services
  • Angular4 SPAs
  • SQL Server/Couchbase databases connected via Kafka queues