Software Development

Junior Back End Developer (Remote)

Remote   |   Full Time

About The Company:

Milk Moovement is a software company with offices in St. John’s, Halifax and Minneapolis. 

The company’s mission is to create powerful tools that connect all players in the dairy supply chain. With experience in agriculture and software, as well as strong industry connections, the team is committed to building new, fresh and exciting solutions the industry desperately needs. We are building the future of the dairy supply chain right now, and we're adding to our North American team. We're seeking people who think differently, innovate and want to make an impact. Join us for an exciting career in a supportive, fun and inclusive environment. Check us out on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn (@milkmoovement) to learn more.


Milk Moovement is looking for a Junior Back End Developer to join the back end team. The back end team delivers performant, well-maintained and thoughtfully designed code and APIs. They maintain the core Web System, providing the foundation that allows us to create consistently excellent experiences for our users. In this role you will be responsible for working on daily product improvements as well as large scale projects. Projects include but are not limited to: route tracking and optimization, end consumer product traceability and any great ideas you might have to contribute to our product roadmap!

You will report to a Senior Front End Developer from Halifax, St. John’s, Minneapolis or Remote.


What You’ll Work On:

In the role as Junior Back End Developerthe successful applicant will be tasked with:

  • Building long-lasting architecture 
  • Contributing heavily in our tech stack transformation
  • Working with your team’s product owner and Lead Developer to forecast deliveries over multiple sprints
  • Translating loose product requirements into technical specifications
  • Working with the team to turn large, deeply technical tasks into manageable chunks
  • Having daily standups with the dev team to go over current work
  • Bug fixing
  • User session monitoring and improvement

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or engineering field
  • 1-3 years in software development
  • Proven technical skills using technologies and frameworks
  • Experience with our tech stack
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative minds that aren’t afraid to work hard

Tech Stack:

  • Frontend - React, JavaScript, Storybook
  • Backend - Loopback 4, Nodejs, MongoDB, JavaScript,
  • Mobile - React Native (Expo), JavaScript

The Nitty Gritty:
Location: Halifax, St. John’s, Minneapolis or Remote
Hours: Full Time (Flexible)
Salary: $50-60k


What’s In It For You?

  • Flexible work environment. You have the option to work remotely, even if you are located in proximity to one of our herdquarters.
  • Autonomy and responsibility. We hire the best talent. We trust you to get the job done, how you do that is up to you.
  • Career growth potential. Milk Moovement is a start-up so you'll have plenty of opportunities to make your mark on the product and the company from day one.
  • An environment in which you are recognized and appreciated for what you do.
  • Unlimited paid vacation, of which 2 weeks is required each year. It’s in the perks we want you to take it!
  • Competitive salary structure.
  • Health and dental benefits.
  • Monthly innovation day. Everyone works on their own creative project that may become part of the Milk Moovement system.
  • More benefits to come as we continue to grow and add to our herd.
  • And of course, unlimited cow/dairy puns!


Milk Moovement COVID-19 Hiring Status 

Milk Moovement employees are currently working from home and we are still conducting remote interviews and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start remotely, and we’ll work closely with you as we understand every person has unique circumstances. 


At Milk Moovement, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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