Job Openings Senior BackEnd Developer

About the job Senior BackEnd Developer

Our development team at Hello Iconic is growing and we are looking for BackEnd Developers with at least 3 years of experience building and maintaining highly-scalable applications. Ideally, candidates should have experience in technologies such as Ruby on Rails or Node.js.

The selected candidates will be joining our multi-stack/web team that works in multiple user-facing applications such as web applications, mobile applications, Samsung Smart TV (Tizen), Roku, and other OTT apps. You will be part of high-performing scrum teams working for large international clients and series-A funded startups. You will learn from our core focus industries of Video / Audio Streaming, FinTech, HealthTech, EdTech, and Blockchain.

Most of your work will be focused on working on backend components of full app ecosystems for which we develop web applications using frameworks like React and Ruby on Rails to support responsive frontend applications, Content Management Systems (CMS), REST APIs, and integrations with third party services.

We value team members that are fast learners and eager to learn new programming languages and stacks as projects and new challenges get assigned.


  • Build and maintain highly-scalable applications.
  • Identify and analyze project requirements to define and build a product that fits the customers' needs.
  • Deliver modern, testable, and maintainable code.
  • Collaborate with software engineers, product owners, and designers
  • Ensure our software product documentation is up to date.
  • Ensure our customer’s experience is the best it can possibly be.
  • Work as part of a fast-paced agile process.
  • Mentor fellow team members via code reviews and pair programming.

Key areas of knowledge/experience:

  • Experience in how to build user-friendly, data-rich web applications.
    • For backend ideally in the following technologies: Ruby on Rails, Node.js
    • For databases ideally in the following technologies: PostgreSQL, MySQL and/or NoSQL such as Mongo and Redis, either directly or through mature ORM libraries.
  • Experience building RESTful APIs.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the web fundamentals including HTML, CSS, Javascript, HTTP, and WebSockets protocols.
  • Experience interacting and integrating diverse external services.
  • Source code version control with Git.
  • Fully capable of reading technical documentation in English and follow up technical questions via written communications (email, slack, etc) with external support teams.
  • Boast precise and effective communication with clients and teammates in either English or Spanish
  • Experience working in teams using agile development frameworks such as Scrum, SAFe, or others.

While not necessary for our role, the following skills would be a plus:

  • Experience and familiarity with Gitflow version control workflow
  • Experience consuming and interacting with AWS services via API and console.
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with serverless apps and use of technologies like AWS Lambda functions and Docker and/or Kubernetes.
  • Experience deploying web applications to hosting services such as Heroku or AWS.
  • Experience working on/with FinTech applications and services such as Plaid, MX.

General Information:

  • Location: Remote
  • Position: Full Time
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

Why Hello Iconic?

  • Develop consumer-based products targeting millions of users
  • Work with iconic global brands. We are currently working with some of the most important TV entertainment brands in the world, large international clients and series-A funded startups in our core industries of Video / Audio Streaming, FinTech, HealthTech, EdTech, and Blockchain. Some of our current and past clients include The Walt Disney Company, NBC Universal, Neil Young, Netflix, University of Maryland Global Campus, Massachusetts General Hospital and much more.
  • Great and balanced work environment
  • Work with some of the most talented, dedicated and creative professionals in the area.
  • Competitive salary with clear growth and career paths.
  • Training and international conferences annual budget availability.
  • We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our team members.
  • Private medical insurance.