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Backend Developer

United Talent Agency

Los Angeles, CA 03-21-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
UTA seeks a Backend Developer who will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining our web applications using Node.js, GraphQL, MongoDB, Postgres, and Algolia. You will work closely with our front-end development and design teams to ensure that our web applications are optimized for speed, scalability, and ease of use. Experience with Azure cloud services, IAC, Github actions, Terraform, Kubernetes, Microservices, and API Management Systems is a plus. This is a hybrid position based out of our Los Angeles office.

The salary range for this role is $130,000 to $150,000 commensurate with experience and skills.

What You Will Do
• Develop and maintain backend services for our web applications using Node.js, ensuring high-quality, efficient, and scalable code.
• Design and implement data models using MongoDB and Postgres, ensuring optimal data storage and retrieval.
• Create and maintain GraphQL APIs to provide data to front-end applications, ensuring smooth communication between the front-end and back-end.
• Implement and optimize Algolia search indexes to improve search functionality, ensuring accurate and efficient search results.
• Write serverless functions using Azure Functions, ensuring efficient and scalable server-side processing.
• Write and maintain unit and integration tests to ensure code quality and reliability, utilizing testing frameworks such as Jest or Mocha.
• Collaborate with front-end development and design teams to optimize web application performance, ensuring fast and responsive user experience.
• Monitor and troubleshoot production issues and provide solutions as needed, ensuring smooth and efficient operation of web applications.
• Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in backend development, continuously enhancing your knowledge and skills.
• Implement Infrastructure as Code (IAC) using tools like Terraform, ensuring efficient and scalable deployment of backend applications.
• Utilize Github actions for automated testing, deployment, and monitoring, ensuring efficient and reliable development workflows.
• Work with API Management Systems, ensuring secure and efficient communication between web applications and APIs.
• Utilize Azure cloud services, ensuring efficient deployment, management, and scaling of backend applications.
• Lead offshore and junior developers in following best practices and supporting their development.

What You Will Need
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field or equivalent experience.
• 3+ years of hands-on experience in designing, developing, and maintaining backend services for web applications using Node.js, GraphQL, MongoDB, Postgres, and Algolia with a deep understanding of backend development best practices.
• Experience working with serverless functions, preferably Azure Functions, ensuring efficient and scalable server-side processing.
• Experience with RESTful APIs and integrating backend applications with APIs, ensuring smooth communication between the back-end and front-end.
• Familiarity with version control systems such as Git, ensuring efficient collaboration and development workflows.
• Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, ensuring high-quality code and efficient troubleshooting.
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills, working closely with front-end development and design teams to build innovative and effective web applications.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, managing your workload and collaborating effectively with other team members to meet project goals.
• Experience with Azure cloud services, Microservices, Kubernetes, IAC, Github actions, Terraform, and API Management Systems, ensuring efficient deployment, management, and scaling of backend applications preferred.

What You Will Get
• The unique and exciting opportunity to work at one of the leading global entertainment companies
• Access to the tools, leadership, and resources you will need to create and drive a center of excellence
• The opportunity to do the best work of your career
• Work in an inclusive and diverse company culture
• Competitive benefits and programs to support your well-being
• Experience working in a collaborative environment with room to grow

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2m127-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $130,000 to $150,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
United Talent Agency

Leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency represents many of the most acclaimed figures across film, television, news, music, sports, theater, fine art, literature, video games, podcasts and other social and digital content.