Backend Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States

Ginger Labs

Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States


26 - 50 people


150 Spear St Ste 550
San Francisco, CA, 94105, US

Tech Stack

  • iOS Development
  • React Native
  • React
  • Node.js
  • Swift
  • Objective-C
  • TypeScript
  • PostgreSQL
  • Google Cloud Platform

Role Description

Help us build out the backend of our new secret project, codenamed Bagel. It's a communication and collaboration tool, but I can't tell you much more here :)

Stack: - Typescript everywhere! - node.js on the backend - GraphQL - MySQL - Docker/Kubernetes - GCP

Requirements: - 2+ Year of experience - Excellent understanding of web protocols, standards, and paradigms - Experience building high-traffic web applications - A love of making users happy

Nice to have: - Fondness for functional programming - Experience with Typescript and Node.js - Experience with live collaboration technology, like OT and CRDTs

About Ginger Labs

For over a decade, Ginger Labs has been in the business of making powerful, intuitive apps that help people across the world. We think deeply about technological needs, and craft innovative solutions that improve productivity.

Our company runs on the philosophy that each member of our team is a valuable contributor to all parts of our products. We encourage and trust our employees to make their own decisions and employ best practices. As a tight-knit, rapidly growing team, we look for adaptability and positivity. We value open discussion, opinionated ideas, and we frequently collaborate across disciplines to ensure our decisions make sense from all perspectives.

We are profitable. We don't have investors. We have an inclusive and ego-free culture and LOTS of plants. We also make a mean charcuterie spread on Fridays.

We provide comprehensive benefits, so that everyone has the support they need for a happy and healthy life because at Ginger Labs, everyone is treated like family.

Company Culture

We run the company like a family. We are very trust-based, and never micromanage. We are also all part of the product team. Everyone contributes to product development through ideas, feedback, and testing.

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