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Software Engineering Lead, Node.js

About Starry:

Starry is a rapidly growing internet service provider and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity workplace. Just like the internet service we provide, we do not discriminate. We welcome people from all over the world to share their knowledge and perspectives. At Starry, you can discover the many careers and opportunities that are made possible when you connect people to the limitless possibilities of the internet.

Our mission focuses on two things. First, we’re making the experience of accessing the internet simple, transparent, and delightful. Second, we’re bringing that experience to underserved communities around the world. We approach our mission with a cutting-edge wireless technology, customer service designed to delight, and a culture of innovation and intellectual curiosity.

Team Overview:

The Cloud Services team here at Starry owns the central nervous system that powers the critical business and network operations stack for the company. This is made up of over 140 distributed systems which span a truly hybrid environment of cloud software and on-premise deployments. Our applications deal with a real-time load of hundreds of millions requests per day and support the systems responsible for the end-to-end pipeline of acquiring and supporting our subscriber base at scale.

Our tech stack includes: Node.js, Docker, AWS (EC2 and Lambda), MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, Graphite, and more.

What you’ll do:

As a full-time Engineering Lead (Product) on the Cloud Services team, you would be responsible for leading a team of software engineers in the development and maintenance of business support systems software. These services are powered by a distributed systems architecture which supports critical business needs such as: account management, billing, customer care tooling, marketing automation, analytics, CRM, and more.

  • Provide technical project leadership in the building and maintenance of long-term software projects.
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and operation stages of the software development lifecycle.
  • Provide mentorship for other engineers on the team to help build upon Starry’s core engineering values through code review, pair programming, and adherence to best practices.
  • Participate in on-call rotations and incident management to help resolve critical production issues.
  • Lead by example through strong individual contributorship in addition to task delegation.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the JavaScript language and specification.
  • 5 years minimum professional experience as an individual contributor with Node.js.
  • Working knowledge of TCP, UDP, and other networking protocols.
  • Experience with test-driven development and remote teams is preferred.
  • Proficiency in HTML and CSS is a plus.

Starry is a rapidly growing internet service provider and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity workplace. Just like the internet service we provide, we do not discriminate. We welcome people from all over the world to share their knowledge and perspectives. At Starry, you can discover the many careers and opportunities that are made possible when you connect people to the limitless possibilities of the internet.

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We work hard, so we take care of each other and try to enjoy ourselves along the way.

All full time Starry employees receive:

  • 100% employer-paid low deductible health plan, dental plan, vision plan, AD&D, and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan and stock option grants in a privately-held company
  • 12 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for new mothers and fathers after six months of continuous employment
  • Professional development assistance after six months of employment
  • Catered meals on a weekly basis for employees working in the office
  • Casual dress, annual fitness reimbursement, stocked kitchen, and other perks and discounts

Happy Interneting!

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.