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Lifion By ADP is transforming a world of HR pain into useful tools & meaningful experiences.
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Monday, February 11, 2019
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We are looking for incredibly bright Senior Engineers to join our growing engineering teams in New York. In particular, those with a passion for building high performance backend systems while solving problems around fault tolerance, reliability, scalability, consistency, availability, throttling, & queueing. While we use Node.js & GoLang on the backend & operate completely on AWS using AWS managed services. We are open to any stack as long as you know your craft.

If you are the kind of person who thrives in a challenging environment, loves production systems, has been in the trenches, curious by nature & has a thirst for pushing the limits, we are interested in you!


  • Architect & build the next generation platform engineering services at Lifion that are clear to read, highly performant, & easy to debug & monitor

  • Own Feature deliverables end to end, spec out solutions & deliver independently

  • Collaborate with our engineering & product teams to provide guidance & support

  • Participate in functional, technical, & code reviews

  • Participate in interviews & help build a world-class team of engineers

  • Choose the right tool for the right job, strive for simplicity


  • Proficiency with JavaScript/Node.JS and/or GoLang or Willingness to learn

  • Strong experience with Testing (unit, integration) & code coverage

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration & Delivery methodologies

  • Knowledge of agile development methodology

  • Good knowledge of data structures, algorithms & distributed systems

  • Exposure to various data stores like Redis, MySQL, Aurora, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in microservices, Kubernetes, Docker, or other containerizers

  • Exposure to AWS or any other Cloud platforms

  • Experience with messaging, streaming systems like RabbitMQ, Kafka, Kinesis, SQS etc

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated with a strong passion for learning & applying latest technologies

  • A collaborative attitude & demonstrated team-working ability

  • Excellent problem-solving skills especially debugging of complex software systems

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