Backend Software Engineer (Node.js/Typescript)

locai Solutions is building the next generation SaaS platform for grocery retailers.  Our mission is to empower grocers to fulfill their passion for food, by providing them with a digital suite of first class software solutions. If you are interested in shaping the grocery experience of the future, read on!

We are built on top of an AWS based microservices architecture using Node.js, Typescript and F#. We are looking to grow our technology team with software engineers who are looking for a challenge and want to be at the forefront of creating new digital products.

More specifically we are looking for Software Engineers with experience in one or more of the following:

  • Building out robust and well documented API endpoints that scale well

  • Managing data pipelines, ranging from eCommerce catalogue data (import, export, transform) to analytics data

  • High affinity with infrastructure, security and monitoring/alerting on production operations.

You will have the opportunity to join a growing company, have a strong impact on the design and architecture of our platform, and steer technology choices as we navigate the unknown!

What Skills Are We Looking For?

You are a software developer with strong experience in building scalable multi-tier cloud based applications. You understand the complexities around microservices and their deployments.

  • Strong Javascript and Node.js knowledge. Experience with Typescript, Webpack, ExpressJS, serverless, ....

  • Experience with F# is a plus! We have some F# services and may continue to use its usefulness for data management.

  • Ability to create developer friendly API’s and generate documentation.

  • Experience with Node.js/Javascript in a production environment.

  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines for deployment, and data pipelines. We use both Jenkins and CircleCi.

  • Strong understanding of  databases (relational, non relational, etc …) and data management.. Strong Postgres knowledge is definitely something we value a lot.

  • You believe in and are able to practice test driven development.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and product owners.

  • Prior experience in a role like this is a plus.

What are the Extras?

  • We’re an AWS environment, so prior AWS experience

  • Experience with RESTful API integrations and developing express applications

  • Talk to us about other technologies you are enthusiastic about. We only covered the tip of the iceberg.

Location: remote (we have people in NYC, Philly, Denver, Chicago, Charlottesville, …)

About Locai Solutions


locai Solutions is an eCommerce SaaS platform enabling grocery retailers to seamlessly deliver an omni-channel experience for their customers. Our mission it to deploy fully integrated solutions driven by data intelligence, resulting in a cost-effective model for meeting the online challenges facing brick and mortar grocery retailers. locai is the only provider in the market offering a highly personalized and compelling UX, comprehensive full suite of warehouse management software, and a micro-service architecture allowing for vast integration possibilities. Working at locai offers the opportunity to be on a team of passionate creatives who care about evolving with grocers to promote sustainable business models in a high-growth industry.