Lead Backend Engineer
$80k - $110k
Are you ready to lead a team of skilled engineers and drive impactful solutions in the realm of backend development? We are currently seeking a talented Lead Node.js Backend Engineer to join a growing team. If you have a strong background in Node.js, along with experience in Express.js, MySQL, and GraphQL, coupled with exceptional leadership skills, this role may be perfect for you! Join our client in their mission to push the boundaries of technology and create groundbreaking solutions in the entertainment industry.
This is a permanent full-time position, requiring your presence in a Mississauga office 5 days a week. Our client places a significant emphasis on fostering a positive and collaborative culture, making your personality and ability to thrive in a startup environment essential.
Required Skills & Experience:
5+ years of hands-on experience with Node.js
Proficiency in Express.js, MySQL, and GraphQL
Strong leadership and mentoring skills
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
Desired Skills & Experience:
Experience working in startup environments
What You Will Be Doing
100% Node.js (Express.js, MySQL, GraphQL)
Lead the design, development, and maintenance of high-quality backend software applications, ensuring scalability, reliability, and security throughout the development lifecycle.
Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and fellow engineers, to analyze requirements, define project scope, and deliver optimal solutions.
Provide guidance and mentorship to junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth within the team.
Participate in architectural decisions, ensuring alignment with best practices and industry standards.
You will receive the following benefits:
Personal and professional development opportunities
Inclusive and collaborative work environment
Work-life balance initiatives
Applicants must be currently located in Mississauga, Ontario, (or willing to commute) and authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis now and in the future.