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Senior Backend Engineer at Homer Learning (New York, NY) (allows remote)

Job Title: Senior Backend Engineer

Homer is looking for an exceptional backend Software Engineer to join our energetic, growing team. You will have a profound impact on a company that touches the lives of children, parents, and teachers across the globe with one of the most celebrated reading and learn-to-read platforms in the industry.

As the Software Engineer, you will be a key member of our engineering team, building the back end services and infrastructure essential to our growing business.

Homer is a venture-backed, high-growth business that offers competitive compensation including equity and full benefits in a creative, flexible environment that invests in professional development.

About you:

  • You should be enthusiastic about learning and applying new cutting edge technologies.

  • You take ownership of your own work.

  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and are able to convey a very technical situation to less technical colleagues.

  • You are able to plan and lead a project from start to finish.

  • You are pragmatic, able to determine when and why it is the right call to take a step back and refactor old code versus putting together a quick fix.     


  • Develop and maintain key internal and public-facing back end systems

  • Design redundant and scalable architectures for high performance web and mobile delivery

  • Engineer simple and elegant solutions to challenging problems

  • Design and engineer secure RESTful APIs

  • Promote best practices in coding and architecture

  • Collaborate with and mentor other members of engineering team through code reviews and paired programming

  • Estimate and track projects using Agile methodologies


  • 7+ years of experience in Node.js

  • 4+ years of experience in Python2/3

  • 4+ years of experience in database experience in MongoDb.

  • 4+ years of experience in unit testing and continuous delivery.

  • 3+ years experience in modeling and querying relational databases (ex: mysql, postgres)

  • Strong knowledge of continuous delivery.

  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Web Services    

  • Strong knowledge of software fundamentals design/architectural patterns. Experience with MVC frameworks

  • Experience working on a team with multiple developers

  • Experience building CMS and reporting systems

  • Experience configuring web servers running under Linux

  • Experience using a content delivery network (CDN) like Akamai or Cloudfront

  • Git source code management experience

  • Experience developing with third party APIs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Good knowledge of HTML/CSS

  • Good knowledge of authentication, encryption and security techniques

  • Knowledge of basic system administration and shell scripting

  • Knowledge of front end technologies (Javascript, CSS 2/3, HTML 5, etc.)

  • Knowledge in PCI and COPPA compliance  

  • Prior experience in a startup environment

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