Back-end Engineer in Pulsar


    Remote — Full time

Programming | Semi Senior

Equity offered

Apply now Requires applying in English
Pulsar last checked this job 7 days ago.

We are a team of Stanford engineers, computer scientists and manufacturing experts looking to disrupt the multi-trillion manufacturing industry. Our product combines sensor technology with machine learning to monitor industrial processes in real-time and help factories operate more efficiently. This fully-automated system enables industrial monitoring at a fraction of the cost and implementation time of other solutions. We are backed by the Stanford TomKat Center, StartX accelerator, The MBA Fund and some top Silicon Valley investors.

Job functions

We are looking for an experienced Node.JS backend developer to join our team full-time. You will work side-by-side with Pulsar founders, and some top full-stack and machine learning engineers to build new features for our SaaS web application as long as internal admin tools. The job involves interesting design challenges including data streaming, real-time analytics, ML data pipelines, among other things.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in taking a leading role in a fast-growing startup, with a future option to relocate to Silicon Valley.

The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, proactive and excited about being part of an early-stage but highly ambitious and talented startup team.

Qualifications and requirements

  • BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent practical experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in javascript backend development
  • Strong experience building APIs using Node.js and Express.js
  • Experience with designing both relational and non-relational databases and optimizing database structure for performance
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests
  • Familiarity with Github for collaboration and version control
  • Strong desire to work for an early stage startup and contribute at a high level

Other desirable skills

  • Typescript
  • AWS architectures (Lambda, EC2, IAM, etc)
  • Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery
  • Data Streaming tools (e.g. Apache Kafka)
  • Event-sourcing, concurrency and parallelism


We offer a very attractive salary, stock options (after evaluation period), performance bonuses and flexible working hours. The job is 100% remote.

Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Equity offered This position includes equity compensation (in the form of stock options or another mechanism).
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Performance bonus Extra compensation is offered upon meeting performance goals.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

About Pulsar

At Pulsar we combine sensor technology with machine learning to monitor industrial processes in real-time and help factories operate more efficiently. — Pulsar's full profile