Generalist Mid/Senior-level Software Developer with back end focus (REMOTE) Niphtio – No office location

Job description

Do you care equally about code quality and about creating a product users will

At Niphtio, we’re looking for mid- and senior-level software developers to join
us in building the next-generation of content aggregation, curation, and
discovery tools. We’re especially looking for folks to contribute to our
backend systems.

We are an early-stage, self-funded start-up, founded by one of the creators of
Google Reader, and we are a 100% distributed team. (USA and Canada only — we
are not able to sponsor or transfer visas for this position.)

You will be one of our first hires, and will be working closely with our
founder/CEO. You’ll have plenty of autonomy and real opportunities to grow and
build your skills here.

Technologies we’re currently using include:

  • PostgreSQL
  • Redis
  • Kotlin
  • GraphQL
  • AWS SQS and S3

That said, we care more about your ability to learn new things and your passion
for excellence in our craft than preexisting knowledge in any specific

Bonus skills:

  • API design
  • Database schema design
  • Building distributed systems

As part of this job you’ll wear many different hats, including developing for
back end, front end, mobile and operations. You will have a direct influence on
setting the direction of our products as well as shaping our company culture
from the ground up.