Senior Backend Javascript Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

We are looking for a back-end Javascript developer responsible for implementing data storage and retrieval of various integrations. Your primary duties will include development of integrations like Shopify and Google Analytics but will include integrations focused on other sectors as well. This development will include database architecture, maintenance, and optimization specific to the integrations but you will be called on to help develop core application functionality on the backend as well. You will need to be comfortable with developing efficient REST API routes for our front-end to consume this data. An advanced understanding of relational databases is crucial, as well as an understanding of application architecture best practices.


Job duties include:

- Architecting database tables for efficient storage/retrieval of various shapes of data coming back from primarily REST APIs.

- Implementing data fetching/transformation and sync strategies based on the business use-cases surrounding each integration.

- Maintaining integrations by keeping the data fetching processes up-to-date with the latest changes in each API.

- Developing new features specific to our application's backend such as analyzing historical time-series data to provide insights to our customers.

- Responsible for server-side logic that ensures efficient, fast responses to front-end requests.


Our company:

Yaguara is a growth management platform that enables real-time, data-driven objectives and key results. We are a small team of talented, passionate individuals that is excited to build a platform that we think is essential to the core of running a business.


Our stack:

- Node (Typescript)

- Kubernetes (running several node services)

- PostgreSQL

- Redis

- Infrastructure is on AWS

- CI/CD and repository hosted on GitLab

- Internal API is written using Koa

- Front-end in React



- Proficient in Javascript/Typescript

- Architecting relational database tables and optimizing the queries that use them

- Implementing features with security as a central concern (OWASP)

- Comfortable with data fetching, transformation, and scripting

- Automated testing

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • FigmaDesign
    • WebflowCMS
    • CopperCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • IntercomEmail


Our office is located in Denver’s fast-growing Lower Highlands area, a vibrant part of town with Denver Beer Company right downstairs.

An Insider's view of Yaguara

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Yaguara takes full advantage of the great skiing in the nearby Rocky Mountains. Throughout the winter we mix in ski days and ski retreats to enjoy the less crowded weekdays at popular resorts: Vail, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, etc.

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What are Yaguara Perks + Benefits

Yaguara Benefits Overview

Yaguara is a small team of talented, passionate individuals that is excited to build a platform that we think is essential to the core of running a business. We are venture-backed and are experiencing rapid growth, working with some of the most ambitious teams in their respective markets.

We provide several professional development opportunities whether it be stipends for continued education, or days set aside for exploring passion projects.

We also provide weekly team lunches and are always exploring Colorado in a variety of team outings.

Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Yaguara is a fast paced environment where we are a building a platform and tools to empower the future of work. That means are DNA is made up of creative and ambitious contributors. You will have the ability to jump in and lead initiatives from day one.

At Yaguara, your work-life balance takes center stage. We have an unlimited PTO policy allows employees to take the time they need throughout the year. This policy is based on mutual trust and empowers our employees to take responsibility for managing their own time and productivity.

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