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Venture studio creating mobile software platforms

Serverless API Engineer

$80k – $120k • No equity
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-- The Role --

The Serverless API Engineer will join the team at Very Good Ventures currently focused on maintaining and creating new features for the Hamilton mobile app.

The highly acclaimed Hamilton apps have been featured numerous times on the App Store and Play Store. The server-side infrastructure is built with cutting edge technologies and runs entirely on Google Cloud using Firebase and Cloud Functions — it is a fully “serverless”.
Our work with Hamilton has been featured as a Google Developer Story, on the Google Developer Blog, on the Firebase Blog, featured at Google IO 2018, and more.

The Serverless API Developer will architect and deploy new solutions for new features, monitor and maintain the production operation of the server-side infrastructure, and identify and implement bug fixes and enhancements.

Additionally, there will be opportunity to work on a variety of new platforms for other partners as well as emerging technology platforms being incubated internally.


-- Job Requirements --

You must meet all of these requirements to be considered for the position:

• Minimum of 2 years full-time development experience with server-side JavaScript/TypeScript and Node.js

• Production experience building complex APIs for mobile apps

• Experience with serverless architectures (AWS Lambda, Firebase Functions / Google Cloud Functions, etc.)

• Experience with Google Firebase

• Experience with real-time and/or NoSQL databases (Firebase RTDB, Google, MongoDB, Google Cloud Datastore, Amazon DynamoDB, etc)

• Experience authoring, testing, and deploying code to high volume production applications


-- Nice To Have --

• Expertise with TypeScript

• Expertise with Angular v4+

• Experience with Mobile Development (Swift/Objective-C, Java, Flutter/Dart, ReactNative)

• Detail-oriented web development skills (HTML, JavaScript, CSS/SASS, etc.)

• Experience with any of the following: Google Cloud, Firebase, Stripe, Magento, ExpressJS


-- Who We Are --

Very Good Ventures is an NYC-based venture studio. We ideate, incubate, launch, and manage mobile apps and digital platforms, both internally and with partners.

Very Good Ventures is an independent spin-off of the digital agency, Posse, where we previously created mobile products for companies and brands like Hamilton, Jet.com, The Rock, George Takei, Sixpoint, Spring, Shoptiques, Gatorade, QuikOrder/Pizza Hut, Murray’s Cheese, RadioPublic/PRX, Cinematique, SphereOptics.io, Medly Pharmacy, and more.

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