Backend Web Developer (Node.js)

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

Bigscreen is looking for an experienced backend developer (or full-stack web developer) to join our fully-remote company.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading VR companies.

You will develop backend features that significantly improve the VR user experience, and develop critical payments systems expected to generate millions of revenue in 2019 and lead the business to profitability.

You will also get to experiment and create innovative Web/WebVR applications.

Responsibilities

  • Work on Bigscreen’s backend servers and develop features such as account systems, friends lists, cross-platform invites, payments systems, and more.
  • Manage the backend web services, ensure uptime and performance, and manage releases (automated QA, rollout, etc.)
  • Work on front-end website and develop features such as purchasing VR items (our business model is selling tickets to our VR movie nights), browsing friends/accounts, etc.
  • Design and develop an AFrame / WebVR / WebGL client to enable non-VR and VR users to join Bigscreen rooms in one-click from a browser without downloading our Unity clients

Skill Requirements

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience with front-end development (HTML, CSS, Javascript) using Bootstrap/jQuery/React/etc.
  • 4+ years of experience building and scaling web apps in production, with Node.js, Redis, and similar tech stacks
  • Experience developing static websites
  • 4+ years of experience with Javascript
  • 4+ years of experience with networking, databases, CDNs, message queues, and reverse proxies
  • Strong engineering practices, code quality, and project management skills using tools like Github & Asana
  • Good communication skills in English

Bonus skills

  • Experience with WebVR, AFrame, and/or WebGL
  • Front-end web design and visual design experience
  • Experience with WebRTC, media relay servers, CDNs, livestreaming servers, etc.

Base salary ranges from USD $70k-130k based on experience and location

About the Company

Bigscreen is a “VR movie theater”

We are a

How to apply

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