Posted 28 Dec 2022, 4:08 pm

Senior Backend Developer at PegEx

Are you looking for a contract position with a hi-tech, fast-paced, industry-leading company?

PegEx, Inc. is an environmental cloud software company focused and mitigating compliance risk, optimizing margins, and improving workforce productivity. The PegEx SaaS platform servers EPA-registered waste generators, haulers, and disposal facilities.

We are looking for a contract Senior Backend Developer to help build our SaaS platform for the environmental services industry. The right person should have a strong grasp of the current backend technology, tools, and strategies and be able to work in a team environment to take a plan from concept to execution. Senior Backend Developer will work with the PegEx development team and supporting teams (such as sales & marketing).

If you're an individual who wants to see your work make a real difference in the trajectory of our growing company, then you'd be the perfect addition to our team.

Responsibilities & Activities

  • Design, develop, validate, maintain, release, and operate our backend platform.
  • Proactively tackle and solve hard problems.
  • Participate in sprint team planning and technical meetings.
  • Support and continuously improve the release and deployment pipeline.
  • Work directly with other key PegEx departments and managers to implement required features.
  • Develop systems or systems to integrate with 3rd party APIs.

About You

  • Have experience with developing, designing, and supporting systems.
  • Solid understanding of database structures (SQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • General understanding of Big Data Design Principles and Systems (Redshift, Snowflake, BigQuery, etc.)
  • 3+ years in backend engineering roles
  • Working knowledge of Linux terminal
  • Working experience in writing APIs

More About You

  • History of building Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms.
  • Working experience with Docker (Kubernetes experience a bonus)
  • Experience working with cloud infrastructure (AWS / Google Cloud / Azure)
  • Experience building and maintaining Microservices Architecture
  • Bonus if you have experience with Python, node.js, and JavaScript
  • Have the ability to work independently or in a team with the ability to get along with many different personality types and a wide range of technical skills
  • Be a proactive, dedicated self-starter geared toward flexibility and perseverance
  • Have enthusiastic and positive telephone and face-to-face customer service skills
  • Have the ability to learn quickly and prioritize
  • Exhibit analytical skills necessary to successfully perform the functions above
  • Have extreme attention to detail and understanding of cause and effect
  • Ability to make sound, independent judgments within established guidelines
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills between all levels and departments within the organization

Why PegEx

  • Meaningful work – solving environmental problems
  • Supportive and kind environment where collaboration is encouraged
  • Mission-driven organization to ensure all that produce waste are disposed in a safe, compliant, and environmentally friendly manner which impacts all humans.
  • Flexible, positive culture
  • Ability to influence chnage. Your input not only matters but impacts the trajectory of the company


  • Flexible Schedule
  • Fun, Vibrant, Enthusiastic Company Culture
  • Company is currently 100% work from home

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