Intellectual Point

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Principal Backend Software Engineer - MERN/MEVN Stack

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • US
  • Remote friendly
  • 100K - 200K USD a year

✨ About Intellectual Point (IP):

We are an exponentially growing, well-established company with a strong vision for a growing global market in education.

We are building the next generation of technical education, from hands-on Cyber Security & Incident Response programs to AI & ML Engineering. We are building the necessary content and delivery platform to help eliminate the skill & worker gap that is ever growing in the IT industry. This role is an incredibly fun and hands on role where you will be rapidly building production web applications for both internal and customer facing serving thousands of end users.

πŸ“Œ Role Details & Benefits:

Principal Backend Software Engineer - (MERN/MEVN Stack)

βœ… $100K-200K + Quarterly Bonuses (Performance Based)
❀️ Flexible PTO & Excellent Health, Vision, and Dental Benefits
πŸ“ Remote Friendly Position
πŸ… Fully Funded IT Certifications & Internal Education
πŸ’ͺ Opportunity to Fast Track Your Career Growth
πŸ–οΈ High Performers Qualify for Company-Paid Exotic Vacations
πŸ’» Access to Cutting-Edge Infrastructure w/ NVIDIA, Dell, & HPE Systems
⏰ Netflix Model - Hours don’t matter, result & outcomes count.

You will report to our SVP, Software Engineering.

🌐 Responsibilities:

  • Build, architect, & engineer our internal systems for student, campus, financial, placement, & operations management.

  • Build, architect, & engineer modern interactive educational platforms to deliver technical content to our vast student-base.

  • Heavily maintain our existing platform infrastructure and assist in modernization.

  • Most importantly, you will be working toward a meaningful and respectable cause in helping people get upskilled and find their dream career in tech. This role is about developing platforms that transform complex technical content into understandable and more hands-on exercises for our aspiring IT students.

πŸ—οΈ Key Qualifications:

  • 5+ years developing backend applications professionally with a focus on NodeJs, TypeScript, MongoDB, and Redis.

    • ⚠️ Experience should be deeply rooted in these technologies. If you are ONLY a frontend developer, please DO NOT apply.

  • 5+ years of professional working experience with the Express.js / Nest.js API frameworks.

    • ⚑️ You live and breathe in these frameworks or similar. Don’t apply unless you have direct experience.

  • 3+ years developing full-stack applications professionally with a focus on Vue.js, React.js, and Next.js.

    • πŸ† Having some frontend experience is a MUST for full-stack integration, but specific frontend frameworks can be learnt on the job.

  • Strong experience with containerizing and deploying applications utilizing Docker & Kubernetes.

    • 🧠 Having experience in product deployment and modern methods such as containerization is crucial to this role.

  • Incredibly comfortable with programming and architecting web applications and RESTful APIs.

  • Ability to build product without fleshed out architectures and direction.

🧩 Projects You Will Lead:

  • Management App (MGMT) – Internal application(s) used to maintain and store school operations such as student management, financial reporting, automated placement services, marketing/communication, and more.

  • Academy App (Learn) – The centralized hub for students to access our educational tools and learning management system. This hub connects Athena & labs into bite sized assignments.

πŸ™‚ Who you are:

  • You love to develop & ship code fast.

  • You love backend development & architecture.

  • You enjoy learning new things.

  • You are a needle mover.

  • You have expertise in modern API design.

  • You enjoy helping and teaching others.

  • You have incredibly high urgency to deliver & attention to details.

  • You don’t enjoy playing politics and are a straight shooter.

  • You are a clear communicator and can describe bottlenecks clearly.

  • You are comfortable in dealing with ambiguity and can make sure everyone is on the same page.

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