We’re building a digital platform to help the Next Generation ‘WIN’ at business and life.

Next Gen HQ is the leading hub for entrepreneurs, with more than 550,000 monthly audience members.

We create media, host programming, invest capital, and provide services to give entrepreneurs the momentum they need to win at business and life. If you’re passionate about creating impact, building forward-thinking products that users love, and working with a mission-driven team, let’s talk!

Next Gen HQ is looking for a passionate Backend Engineer to help build the foundation of our ed-tech platform. This role involves collaborating across multiple teams: Engineering, Design, and Product. You will work with team members to design, develop, test, troubleshoot, fix, and continuously enhance the platform. Success requires a solutions-oriented mindset, and being knowledgeable, collaborative, and motivated. You should have strong communication and project management skills. We are a tight-knit community with a people-first mentality, so prepare to tackle meaningful work and have a great time doing it.

Responsibilities

  • Write well-documented APIs by using Postman, following RESTful design patterns
  • Create reliable and self-documented code that is easily testable and maintainable
  • Follow test-driven methodologies
  • Generate reusable code libraries

Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience in a related field/project
  • Ability to abstract functionalities of code and separate responsibilities
  • Previous experience in beginning back-end development from Stage 1
  • Vast knowledge of JavaScript, Typescript, GitHub repositories, and preferably Node.js
  • Previous experience working with multiple platforms such as Desktop, Mobile, Tablet
  • Previous experience working with a CMS is a plus
  • Previous experience with data storage, analytics, and cloud services is a plus

Location:

  • Under the current environment, this role is Remote Optional. We have an in-person office space in NYC for those interested.

Compensation:

This full-time contract will include a base salary plus potential bonuses. Compensation for this contract stands at the market rate for Backend Developers with 2+ yrs of experience and may vary depending on the level and experience of the applicant.