Backend Developer at Active Theory

Posted on: 05/07/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: node gcp net web3 typescript javascript

[Active Theory]( is an award-winning, independent creative studio. We make some of the highest quality digital experiences for clients around the world, and we are growing. We created and continue to develop [Dreamwave](, our ever evolving product for connecting people online via custom events and immersive 3D environments. Do you have a curious, learning, growth mindset? Do you like to build web-based tech? If any of our work or products resonate with you, please reach out. ### Role The backend developer at Active Theory will lead backend development, architecture, DevOps on a range of projects as well as Dreamwave product features. Additional duties may also include development on projects involving physical installations, web3 and native app development. Backend development in Node.js with Javascript and Typescript on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Firebase services including Cloud Firestore, Firebase Realtime Database and Cloud Functions. Plan technical approach on projects. Design, prototype, scope and develop backend components required on projects. Requirements may be custom and may vary significantly with each project based on particular creative execution and technical requirements. Work closely with clients, integration partners, producers, developers, artists. Be able to communicate and explain technical concepts clearly and concisely. Plan and manage scope of technical solutions, ensure production services are delivered on time, performant, secure and reliable. Reports to: Technical Director Collaborates Most Closely With: Frontend and WebGL developers, Designers, 3D artists, Producers Direct Reports: Back-end developers ### Location We are a remote team. We welcome applicants located outside of our Los Angeles and Amsterdam offices. US working hours are required regardless of location. ### Contract Permanent, full time (40 hours/week). Freelance candidates will be considered. Salary based on experience. Immediate start. **Requirements** * Minimum 5+ years of backend development in Node.js working with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Firebase services including Cloud Firestore, Firebase Realtime Database, Cloud Functions. * Able to plan and develop custom integrations as required, typically with content management systems such as Sanity CMS, as well as third party systems and CRMs. * Able to manage cloud infrastructure on GCP that is secure and scale for production. Support live events and ensure services are running smoothly, load tested and optimized for expected traffic. * Able to plan and scope large projects, solve deep technical problems. * Experience developing secure, reliable, production applications at scale. Strong understanding of developing secure applications. ### More Info * Active Theory is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. * Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only be contacting candidates who are being actively considered for a position. * []( * <> * [\_theory]( * <> **Benefits** * Company sponsored medical plans (100% premium paid for employee), group term life & long term disability * 401(k) plan with employer match + immediate vesting