Senior Node.JS Backend Developer

Position Type: Contract 12+Mos
Location: McKinney, TX (currently 100% remote)

Position Overview

Help to design, develop, and deliver innovative solutions that combine artificial intelligence, medical research, and games in an energetic, fast-paced, and team-oriented atmosphere while working on multiple parallel projects. Lead and participate in design discussions and create design documentation. Collaborate and share ideas in a team setting to solve complex and challenging problems.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 3-years of experience developing in the following:
    • Very strong understanding of Node.JSTypescriptand Related Technologies
    • Experience developing, deploying, and scaling cloud technologies for very large user bases
      • Dedicated and Virtual Servers
      • Serverless technologies
      • Load Balancing and scaling servers
      • API Gateways
      • Websocket connections with tons of users
      • SQL and NoSQL Database Setup and Management
      • Model and Document Design
      • Mass File Storage and Delivery
      • Content Delivery Networks and CSR/SSR website hosting
      • DNS Management and Records
      • SSL Cert management
      • Deployment Automation and scripting
    • Experience Design and Development of the following systems
      • User Accounts
      • OAuthJWT
      • Scalable REST APIs 
      • GraphQL
    • Strong understanding of front-end libraries and frameworks, such as
      • ReactJS
      • Vue
      • Angular
      • General HTML5, CSS/SCSS, and JavaScript knowledge as well with front-end uses.
  • Knowledgeable in developing and managing databases
  • Experience in developing websites, web applications, and backend servers
  • Understanding of the principles related to the security behind user management and OAuth
  • Development experience creating user account management systems

Preferred Qualifications (Bonus Points)

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Experience
  • Any experience using technologies like:
  • Terraform
  • Go
  • Kubernetes
  • Electron
  • PassportJS
  • Familiarity with any of the SDKs or APIs listed below
    • Unity
    • Zoom
    • Twitch


Who We Are

BALANCED Media | Technology is a crowdsourced healthcare artificial intelligence company bringing purpose to play. BALANCED is focused on changing the way researchers, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies leverage machine learning to advance the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. BALANCED, a 2019 Tech Titan winner that has been recognized as an industry innovator by multiple groups including the Dallas Business Journal and Dallas Innovates, is also creating the 8 CELL video game that aids in medical/health education and research. The McKinney, Texas-based company is headed by founders in data science, computing, video game development, and the medical/healthcare industries.

Please email your cover letter and resume to