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Backend Developer

Chicago, IL

We are grateful for your interest.

If you want to be part of something new, exciting and ripe with opportunities to grow professionally then we’re glad you found us. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join us as we scale our business and deliver best-in-class (and award winning) location tracking solutions for families and businesses.

In collaboration with the product, firmware, mobile, e-commerce, and customer experience team, your efforts will directly impact the Jiobit app experience. You will have tremendous opportunity for growth as you’ll be exposed to every area of our business and cross-functional teams. Every day brings new challenges along with new opportunities to to contribute to our company’s success.

Most importantly, we thank you for your interest. We recognize that the job search and interview process is time consuming and we’re grateful that you’re considering Jiobit.

About us.

Jiobit is the first of its kind patented location tracking platform, enabling the longest lasting and smallest real-time location products (indoor or out) with best-in-class security.

Featuring a host of encryption and security technologies, Jiobit is trusted by federal government customers, law enforcement professionals, and thousands of pet owners and families, with usage in every populated continent in the world.

Jiobit has won an Editor's Choice Award with PCMag and has been featured on CNBC, Buzzfeed, Techcrunch, and USA Today to name a few. With offices in Chicago and Silicon Valley, the team is comprised of seasoned designers, marketers, and engineers with a history of building innovative consumer products and services with millions of units sold worldwide. We have raised over $10M in funding and are now positioning the business for rapid growth.

The role.

We are seeking an experienced software development engineer that is up for a challenge and looking to make an impact. We recognize the importance of ownership and you’ll be directly responsible for the following:

  • Development and support of the backend solution for Jiobit products
  • Design, documentation, and implementation of backend features from scratch to production-ready state
  • Collaboration with different teams (product, firmware, mobile, e-commerce, customer care) to define requirements for backend features
  • Constantly improving existing codebase quality and delivering new high-quality code

What you'll need:

  • Advanced knowledge of Java and backend frameworks (Spring Boot, Spring)
  • Advanced knowledge of Google Cloud Platform and/or Amazon Web Services (experience with both preferred)
  • Experience with AWS IoT platform is a bonus
  • Experience in developing/supporting web solutions based on PHP, Python, and JavaScript is extremely welcomed
  • Hand-on experience of unit-tests and integration tests implementation, an understanding concept of code mocking
  • Good understanding of scalable web application design patterns and architecture principles
  • Good knowledge of Linux / UNIX based systems
  • Infrastructure / DevOps experience (continuous integration setup, deploying and running applications in a test and production environment etc.)
  • Good knowledge of Agile development practices and the software development lifecycle

What you'll get:

- Unlimited time off to juggle work and life 

- Flexible work hours and location

- Company retreats and team building

- Medical, dental, vision insurance (including 50% contribution for dependents)

- Paid holidaysShort-term / Long-term Disability offered

- Basic Life Insurance

- 401(k)

- Given the importance of this role for the long-term success of the company, equity compensation will be available for the right candidate