Senior Software Engineer in Viral Nation Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados

Website Viral Nation

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Company Description

At Viral Nation, we specialize in building social-first ecosystems for brands to connect with the modern consumer journey. Our integrated solutions align strategy, talent, media, and technology with culturally relevant creative to scale the world’s fastest growing digital brands. Viral Nation offers a fluid, creative, and growth-oriented environment that will support your ambitions to apply your talents in an open, collaborative, and fast paced culture. We’re driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver strategies, and we’re just getting started. Our ability to stay at the forefront of the industry has fueled our success and will guide us in paving the path forward.

2021 was a transformational year for Viral Nation, having grown by 200% and we have even bigger ambitions for 2022 and beyond. While we continuously exceed our goals, we need your help – our success is only as great as our people. Strong performance leads to high expectations and we need to keep raising the bar!

Our Values

We Constantly Evolve: Embracing change is both an opportunity and a necessity!

Courage: Challenging the norm drives us forward!

Diversity: We strive for excellence and recognize that our differences make us stronger. We respect and seek out inclusion of differences, realizing we can learn from each other!

Resilience: Adversity is a springboard for growth!

Job Description

  • Lead and design component and module architecture and write code for VN’s new digital platform and innovative web and mobile products, related components, and partner integrated applications.
  • Integrate user-facing elements developed by front-end developers with server-side logic and, design and integrate data schemas and data storage solutions such as relational databases, key-value stores, blob stores on distributed architectures.
  • Design, develop and implement scalable, low-latency, high-availability and performant web and mobile applications. Write reusable, testable, robust and efficient code at high quality levels, with clear identification of security and data protection measure implementation.
  • Leverage TDD and use automated testing and unit tests.
  • Provide end-to-end support of software systems from design through development to deployments and maintenance.
  • Work closely with Product, Engineering, DevOps and Ai/Data Science teams.
  • Collaborate with the product team, share feedback from project implementations and influence the product roadmap and future micro-service/monolithic architectures.
  • Ensure designs and code are well documented and suitable for use by customers and influencers and are ready to scale
  • Be comfortable in a highly dynamic, agile environment without sacrificing the quality of work products.
  • Stay current with emerging web and mobile technologies and trends.


  • Diploma or Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience as a back-end and/or front-end full stack React, Node, Express and python developer
  • Exceptional knowledge of JavaScript and Java
  • Strong understanding of service-side CSS preprocessors, templating languages and excellent knowledge of building data experiences using reusable components/libraries/frameworks such as Node.js, React.js, Typescript, JavaScript, Flux or Redux, Graph QL, Secure REST API, SOAP, JSON, Serverless AWS framework. Python and Java Spring are an asset.
  • Strong understanding of user authentication and authorization between multiple products and distributed tech environments. Knowledge of TLS, OAuth2, OIDC, SSO, JWT is required.
  • Strong knowledge of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds.
  • Experience building scalable infrastructure software and distributed systems for SaaS products.
  • Expert in web, mobile and desktop application architectures and best practices in tenancy, micro-service and monolithic deployments, understanding multiple delivery platforms and optimizing usage to match the roadmap of that platform.
  • Experience with AWS services EC2, ECS, serverless computing, EBS, RDS, S3, IAM, ElastiCache, AWS Lambda, DynamoDB, and CloudFormation
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools, CI/CD tools and processes; Git, Jenkins, Docker, CircleCI
  • Experience with building mobile apps in React Native. iOS and Android native development experience is a plus.
  • Experience in Machine Learning and/or Data Mining is a strong plus

Additional Information

Viral Nation is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our agency. Viral Nation welcomes applications from people with visible and non-visible disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruiting and selection process.

Company: Viral Nation

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados

Application Deadline: N/A

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