Lead Backend Engineer (Node.js) @ Strategic Employment Partners - Culver City, CA

Lead Backend Engineer (Node.js)

Strategic Employment Partners
Culver City, CA
9 days ago

Company: A well-funded consumer facing EdTech startup is seeking Lead Backend Engineer to help architect, build out, and scale their platforms backend systems. This person will also lead and mentor small team of engineers. Founded and funded by some key executives and founders of well-known companies their platform has ability to reach millions of users in a very impactful way.

Location: Santa Monica, CA/partial telecommute and flexible hours available

Position: Lead Engineer

Salary: up to $200K/DOE + equity options


  • 5+ years of experience with 6+ months in leadership or mentorship role
  • Experience with Node.JS, GraphQL, MongoDB/NoSQL, and AWS required
  • Building highly scalable/high traffic consumer facing platforms/extensions experience preferred
  • Experience with microservices or serverless architecture a plus

U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $190,000.00 - $200,000.00 per year


  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19