Middle Node.JS back end developer
at Aegis Alpha SA
Kyiv, Ukraine or partly remote
Project: able.ac
Aegis Alpha
We are intentional about helping people be exceptional at how they work with their knowledge and information.
We're passionate about learning new things and skills.

We're building "able.ac" — a tool for productivity, a tool for thought, a tool for learning. A tool that helps people be even smarter.

Come to shape the future of exploration, discovery, and productivity of information and knowledge work.

We strive to build products that people get excited about.
We are working to create a real impact we could be proud of and we're doing so with joy, fun and delight.

And it starts with the right people, that are passionate about values, customers, and each other.

We're solving hard problems, and we're going after huge markets. We're aiming at personal knowledge: the one aspect of our lives that consumes more of our effort than any other.

And we're looking much over that horizon. Next: knowledge bases, knowledge enrichment, autodidactic processes and more. We are building the most fun and productive knowledge platform of the future.

In this position, you will create a massive impact: you will define product strategy. You will be building our app's backend part almost from scratch and turn big ideas into experiences that excite our hearts.

We're trying to reach for the stars. We are on a path to create a brand that the world will look up to. We are here to do the best work ever did before, and we hope you are too.

As a back end engineer, you will join as a core member of our development team.

  • Develop new products and features.
  • Become an expert in integrated app development (backend-web app).
  • Expand your development experience across the stack and to other platforms.
  • Contribute in the product process: develop exciting UX by influencing it from under the hood, connecting backend technologies to solutions of customer problems.
  • Help estimate, plan and execute projects, features, and integrations.
  • Support code quality, new technologies, and architectural design within the company.
  • Technologies we use: Node.JS, Express.js and NestJS, Electron, RDBMS/SQL, MongoDB, Redis, Git, Docker, AWS, Jest, Sequalize / TypeORM, JWT.
  • Experience: 2+ years of professional back end development experience, working across the stack from the database to the API.
  • Expertise: You have a deep understanding of Node.JS and TypeScript.
  • Product focused: You take pride in building an exciting and efficient product.
  • Problem solver: You demonstrate understanding and ability to solve complex problems. You are passionate about details.
  • Learning: You're able to quickly learn new tools if they are best for the job. You are eager to learn new technologies.
  • Quality communicator: You can break down tricky topics in writing and in person.
  • Leadership: You will help to build our company inclusive culture and shape our future.
  • Grit: You pursue challenging goals with passion and courage.
  • Location: We're open to you joining us in our Kyiv office, or partially from your home.


Taking care of your work experience
  • Competitive salary.
  • Beautiful and luxury class A office with recreation zone, food zone and lots of comfy workspaces.
  • Flexible starting hours.
  • Hybrid set-up: partially remote option.
  • In house services: lawyer, accountant, dedicated team administrator.
  • Endless free coffee, tea, drinks and snacks.

Generous Time Off
  • Take a vacation when you like or need!

Investing in Your Growth
  • $800 per year towards your professional development.

Setting You Up For Success
  • Custom laptop/workstation.
  • $670 budget for workstation setup.
  • All your work needs are budgeted

At Aegis we value diversity. We think that everyone should have an equal opportunity: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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