Sr. Engineer, Full Stack

Buffalo, NYC or Remote / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
About Torch

Torch is a leadership development platform that combines software and experienced coaches to help high performers reach their full potential. Our service helps our clients build self-awareness, and integrates ongoing feedback from colleagues so clients can track their progress. We are a mission driven company made up of people who believe strongly in human potential. Torch is a YC company (winter '18 batch). This is an early opportunity at a fast growing startup that's helping professionals lead more meaningful, purpose-driven lives.

About the role

Skills: React, TypeScript, Ruby on Rails, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Amazon Web Services (AWS)


  • Collaborate with product teams to design and build creative solutions, enabling the personal growth of our clients
  • Help to create a scalable, high performance, media-rich web application for consumption across various device form factors
  • Work across the stack, creating reusable components with modern, maintainable and testable code
  • Identify opportunities for rapid innovation using PaaS or Open Source components wherever possible
  • Take part in peer code review processes
  • Design and communicate coding standards and contribute to architecture plan
  • Become a contributor to various technology communities and meetups


  • A degree in Computer Science, a related STEM field or equivalent professional experience
  • Server-side programming skills with a modern language, preferably Ruby on Rails - Python, Java, or C# a plus
  • High competence with ES6 (preferably using React/Redux) and Unit Testing
  • Expert knowledge of CSS styling and layouts
  • Familiarity with front-end and back-end performance optimization techniques
  • Intimate knowledge of RESTful web services
  • Knowledge of distributed application design patterns and asynchronous programming models
  • Experience with several database technologies (both RDBMS & NoSQL)
  • Experience with cloud technologies is a plus! (preferably AWS, Containers and Serverless)


  • Fully covered medical, dental, and vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible vacation and remote work policies
  • Generous professional development stipend
  • Commuter stipend for public transportation

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