A Place for Mom

Senior Software Engineer (NodeJS + AWS Lambda)

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We’re expanding a fast-paced and innovative organization to tackle huge market opportunities, and we need a results-driven people-focused Senior Software Engineer to help us get there! SeniorAdvisor.com is an early-stage, growth business focused on improving the way people find senior care for themselves and their loved ones through sharing verified consumer reviews and ratings. The business is run by internet veterans with a track record of growing multi-billion dollar online companies. This is an exciting opportunity for you to get in on the ground floor of our new business based in Austin.


While an independent startup company, we are wholly owned by A Place for Mom Holdings, the nation's largest senior housing referral service providing resources and personal assistance in finding senior care and housing, which means we can enjoy the fun of starting a new business with the support of a financially-stable, industry leader.


We Offer:

  • Fun, energetic, agile team environment
  • Sit/stand desks, lounge areas with cushy chairs, and outdoor work spaces
  • Free snacks, drinks, K-cups, and plenty of chocolate covered almonds
  • Flexible work schedule including ability to work remotely as needed
  • Lots of exciting new projects
  • Competitive pay
  • Strong benefits (Medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, generous paid time off)


  • Work with team leads on design and architecture of new features and functionalities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to solve complex technical problems
  • Own responsibility for overall product code quality and mentor team members to follow best practices
  • Think creatively and work outside the box -- we love new ideas


  • 3-5 years of experience building production level code in NodeJS.
  • 3-5 years experience building websites using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • 2+ years of experience in AWS Lambda (NodeJS)
  • 2+ years with experience with ReactJS
  • Extensive experience with testing tools such as Jest and Mocha
  • Practical experience building JSON based REST APIs.
  • Experience with version control such as git, bitbucket.
  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong communication and team collaboration skills
  • Experience working in an agile environment - preferably working with SCRUM and JIRA
  • Understanding of software engineering principles and their application


Nice to Haves

  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (Cognito, API Gateway, DynamoDB, etc)
  • Experience in a fast paced entrepreneurial /start up



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