Backend Developer at Moovel Transit
Portland, OR, US
The Job:

moovel North America is looking for a Backend Developer to join our team. This position is hands on, working within an agile team to deliver world-class products to transit agencies across North America. A strong candidate should feel comfortable in a fast-paced environment and wearing many hats. This position reports directly to a Lead Engineer and will be based at the Company’s HQ in Portland, OR.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Backend Application development using NodeJS
SQL query creation, refactoring and optimization
Designing services for new and existing products
Testing, maintenance and troubleshooting of existing systems
Performance enhancement of existing systems
Working as part of a small team to find solutions on various problems, using agile methodology (Scrum/Kanban)
Other duties as required by the company
Desired Skills and Experience:

BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
3+ years of hands-on development experience
Experience with data-stream processing & pipelining
Proficient in JavaScript ES6; experience with NodeJS
Familiarity with best practices for designing relational schema
Proficiency with writing SQL queries using MySQL & PostgreSQL (including multiple joins, aggregations, windowing, etc)
Understanding of NoSQL databases
Knowledge of data warehousing strategies
Automated Testing and TDD
Familiarity with Git source control
Familiarity with Agile processes
Bonus: Jira, Docker, MicroServices, AWS
Who we are:

At moovel, we see the world changing around us. Transportation is experiencing an incredibly rapid transformation with on-demand services and mobile technology changing the way we get around. But this change is good. It connects us with new options, experiences, and people that make our lives richer.

moovel builds products that people use every day, whether on a daily commute or vacation in a new place. Join us as we develop solutions that shape cities and interactions within them.

moovel is seeking exceptional people. We expect that you’ll work hard, collaborate often, respect others, and have a good attitude even during the busiest of days. moovel N.A. offers competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits at no cost to employees. We also offer a generous holiday schedule with four weeks of PTO annually. Our compensation program includes a 6% retirement contribution, an annual bonus program and competitive base salaries.

In addition to the more traditional benefits, we offer a transit allowance, gym allowance, in-office meals and snacks, ping-pong, and many other perks. You will also have the opportunity to work with a diverse team in our Portland office as well as our parent company based in Stuttgart, Germany.

Our office is centrally located in the heart of Old Town, bike friendly, and within walking distance to a multitude of restaurants, bars, and shops. The Portland Streetcar and TriMet offer easy-to-use transit services connecting the downtown Portland district to the Pearl District and greater Downtown Portland.

moovel provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, moovel complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.