Remote Backend Software Engineer

Job Description

Noxx is an early-stage startup developing an AI-driven hiring tool, committed to promoting merit-based job opportunities.

Our team consists of dedicated professionals eager to transform the hiring process, supported by notable angels and VCs.

Role and Responsibilities

As a Backend Software Engineer, your duties will include:

  • Developing a hiring management tool with AI-powered features (LLM, Image Detection, Audio Detection).
  • Designing and building features from the ground up.
  • Making independent technical decisions and communicating asynchronously with the team.

Experience and Skills Requirements

Must Have:

  • 5+ years of web development experience.
  • Experience in small teams or startups, delivering features and communicating with stakeholders.
  • Experience as a tech lead or project owner.
  • Proven product development experience.
  • Proficiency in English.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in developing ML/AI products.
  • Basic understanding of AI Chatbot concepts (RAG/CoT/ReAct).
  • Experience in the HR industry (e.g., developing an Application Tracking System).

Technical Requirements

We use TypeScript for both Frontend and Backend, with the backend built on a serverless architecture.

Backend

  • Extensive knowledge of AWS, especially AWS CDK and CloudFormation.
  • Proficiency in AWS Lambda, Step Functions, AWS RDS, GraphQL (Hasura/Apollo), PostgreSQL (Relational DB), Prisma, S3, Auth0.

Frontend (Optional)

  • Extensive knowledge of Next.js (React), Tailwind CSS, GraphQL (Apollo).

Probationary Period

  • A three-month probationary period during which we evaluate deliverables, team contributions, and communication skills.

Logistics and Work Environment

  • Location: Remote (must overlap 5+ hours with PT timezone (UTC−08)).
  • Commitment: Full-time.

Team Meetings:

  • 20-minute daily sync (Monday – Friday).
  • Product sprint planning (every Monday).

Compensation and Benefits

  • Equity: 0.75% Stock Options (1 year cliff, 4 years vesting, $18,750/year worth).
  • Unique Perks: A virtual credit card for benefits (up to $300/month for co-working space/books).

For more information about the role or the company, contact Tomo at tomo@noxx.net. Mention the word IMPARTIALLY in your application to indicate you’ve read the job post completely (#RMTAzLjE5Ny4yNDkuMjUz). This helps filter out spam applicants and highlights genuine interest.

Salary and Compensation

  • $50,000 — $60,000/year.

Benefits

  • 🌎 Distributed team
  • 🏖 Paid time off
  • 🏔 Company retreats
  • 🏬 Coworking budget
  • 💰 Equity compensation