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Backend Engineer

Vision

Our vision is to change how we work together using generative AI.

Information overload is hurting people’s efficiency and well-being. We are constantly bombarded with an immense amount of data, coming from multiple sources, in an unfiltered or prioritized way.

 

theGist is using generative-AI tech to increase workplace productivity by simplifying information creation and consumption with a contextual assistant.

Our first tool, theGist for Slack, filters out noise and provides personalized summaries of Slack discussions.
 

About us

We're a group of experienced and passionate founders, driven by the goal of making a product to solve our own pains.

Our founding team includes executives from Wix, Blizzard, OpenWeb, and Lightricks and we’re backed by the top VCs in Israel.

About you

We are seeking a talented Backend Engineer to join our team. As a Backend Engineer at theGist, you will be responsible for designing and implementing high-performance, scalable, and reliable backend services and APIs. You will work closely with our product and frontend teams to ensure a seamless user experience across all platforms.

Responsibilities

- Design and develop high-performance, scalable, and reliable backend services and APIs using NodeJS, TypeScript, and AWS
- Work closely with product and frontend teams to define requirements and ensure seamless integration with frontend applications
- Develop and maintain data models and database schemas using TypeORM or similar frameworks
- Optimize application performance and ensure high availability and fault tolerance
- Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members
- Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in backen
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Requirements

- 6+ years of experience in backend development using NodeJS and TypeScript
- Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs
- Experience working with databases at high scale and designing database schemas
- Strong proficiency in AWS technologies, including EC2, S3, RDS, and Lambda
- Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
- Experience working in a startup environment is a plus
- Experience with NestJS and TypeORM is an advantage.

If you are a motivated and passionate Backend Engineer with experience in NodeJS, TypeScript, AWS, and databases at high scale, we encourage you to apply. We offer competitive salary and benefits packages, as well as opportunities for professional growth and development.

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