Back-end Engineer in TECLA

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TECLA has been working with top U.S. technology and software companies since 2013. We work with modern stacks and on exciting projects and products filled with rewarding challenges.

We are a fully remote and distributed company and we are lucky enough to have a diverse and multi-national team with team members in the U.S., Mexico, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, and Venezuela.

Job functions

  • Dive into our database and system architecture, quickly getting up to speed with how our development environment works.
  • Review existing integrations - asking questions and making suggestions for improvements.
  • Work with both web and iOS developers to independently develop features from scratch and create pull requests.
  • Study our documentation library and write engineering specifications for upcoming projects.
  • Work alongside our Systems Architect to ideate strategy for major (yearly) feature releases.
  • Help scale our backend development infrastructure so our services can be used by more people around the world and have a positive impact on their lives.
  • Work closely with our front-end and iOS engineers to build cutting-edge tools such as Interactive Video.

Qualifications and requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as a developer
  • Experience with Node.js (Development experience with object oriented JavaScript, Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (Git), Experience developing RESTful API, Integration Tests)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL or other relation database
  • Be self-sufficient and solve problems independently, reaching out for assistance when needed.
  • Consistently ensure accuracy and precision by having a strong eye for details.
  • Communicate clearly with team members and advocate for what you need for project success.
  • Reliably estimate project scope, asking questions when things are not clear.
  • Write thorough technical documentation that is detailed and organized.
  • Never be satisfied - constantly strive to improve with each release. Learn quickly and embrace change.

Desirable skills

  • Experience with TDD
  • Experience with AWS (S3, API Gateway, Cloudfront)
  • Experience with Distributed Architecture
  • Experience with No-sql data structures with PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Angular.js


  • 3 weeks paid vacation per year + 8 floating holidays
  • Home office reimbursements
  • Every other Friday off!

Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

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