Node.js Developer for a Brand-New Professionals’ Social Network

Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine

About the customer

Our customer is a promising US-based startup. They develop a recruiting platform that uses Artificial Intelligence and a vast network of members who refer the passive candidates that they know personally. The software then verifies if they are qualified and interested in your job.

About the project

Hiring Managers always prefer to hire by referral, and there is no effective, scalable way to do so outside the network of existing employees. Our customer’s platform makes it simple, easy, and financially rewarding for everyone to recommend the perfect colleague from their personal or professional network for the right job. Their AI-powered app with a vast and enriched membership database ensures that the hiring managers quickly get a curated list of the best match candidates, recommended personally by someone, and verified as qualified for the position.

About the team

There are 2 team members in the US in-house team, and now they want to expand with the help of Brightgrove’s remote team. We’re seeking 3 more professionals that will work in our modern R&D office in Kyiv or Kharkiv. All your future teammates are true professionals that maintain a healthy and friendly working atmosphere.


Your primary focus, as a backend developer, will be on development and proactive decision making. Being a vital team member, you’ll communicate with the rest of your teammates in the US and Ukraine. Each developed feature will be discussed within the team before it’s put in production, so you’d always be able to ask questions and seek solutions for the problems that might occur.

You should be ready to engage in the creation of this new product actively. Therefore, a genuine commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the quality of the product is essential.

Your Future Responsibilities:

  • Writing backend code
  • Designing architecture
  • Doing code reviews
  • Creating unit and e2e tests 
  • Analyzing and estimating user stories
  • Directly communicating with other teammates and the customer
  • Researching and implementing the best practices to upgrade and improve software infrastructure and architecture.

Required Skills:

  • You have at least 3-4 years of proven experience in web development 
  • You’re a JavaScript native speaker
  • You have vast experience with Node.js
  • You’re experienced in working with PostgreSQL and MongoDB
  • Your level of English is Upper-Intermediate

Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • Knowledge of any modern Frontend framework (such as React, Angular, or Vue)
  • Experience with VCS
  • Experience in large-scale data processing and/or Search systems (Apache Spark, Elasticsearch)
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About Brightgrove

Brightgrove is an industry-leading software development company with offices in Kyiv, Kharkiv, and Minsk. We build award-winning products that bring significant value, real results, and help our customers from a variety of industries to grow their businesses.

Our team currently consists of more than 350 people across different areas, passionate about technologies and software products. Although we work as multiple teams, use different platforms and languages, we all share the same goals and ideas of how to build things. We are a human-driven company!

What You Get With Us:

  • Professional and career growth
  • Warm and friendly working environment
  • Comfortable and cozy office in the city center
  • No corporate BS – we move too fast for that
  • Competitive compensation depending on your experience and skills
  • Opportunities to travel internationally and between our offices
  • A chance to work with the latest modern technologies
  • You’ll work with the remarkable teams from all over the world
  • Working hours are flexible as long as you get the work done
  • Awesome corporate culture and team building events

At Brightgrove, every expert is valued, involved, and essential for each part of our company. As with wine, great software is created by great people.

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