Backend Software Engineer - GraphQL

Neo4jLondon, England17d ago

From our products to our team members, Neo4j is centered around relationships.


We hire candidates who are fundamentally wired to connect – whether that's a business opportunity, an innovative customer solution, or a feat of data engineering. 


We're looking for a talented person to join the Neo4j team and help us further the Neo4j vision to help the world make sense of data.


Who is Neo4j?


Neo4j is the clear leader in the rapidly emerging graph database category.


Our internet-scale graph platform helps companies around the world connect data to reveal invisible contexts and hidden relationships that drive breakthrough applications and analytics.


As the #1 platform for connected data, Neo4j has over three million downloads, the world’s largest graph developer community, and thousands of graph-powered applications in production.


The Role -


At Neo4j we believe graph databases are the optimal backend for GraphQL APIs, come help realize that vision by joining our Engineering team!


Here at Neo4j, we’re on the lookout for an experienced software engineer to join our Engineering Team with a focus on GraphQL. You'll primarily be responsible for the Neo4j GraphQL integration which enables GraphQL APIs backed by Neo4j for Node.js.


You will be part of our new GraphQL team with the opportunity to guide the technical direction of the Neo4j GraphQL integration and have a positive impact on how developers build applications with GraphQL. As well as software development, you’ll also have the opportunity to support community projects, run meetups and hackathons, write blog posts, and help with training and other events.


You’ll be based in either our engineering HQ in Malmö, Sweden or our office in London, and will travel on occasion between the two. Expect to be pairing and joining design discussions using online collaboration software on a regular basis.


We're looking for 3+ years of practical experience in:

  • Javascript (well versed in ES6+)
  • NodeJS platform and ecosystem
  • Writing scalable, extensible NodeJS applications and libraries, including backend APIs


You will ideally have experience and interest in:

  • Working with GraphQL, especially building GraphQL server implementations
  • Typescript and functional reactive programming
  • Database management systems, Database design, and server-side consumption of data
  • Distributed system design


You may have also worked with some or all of:

  • Contributed to GraphQL ecosystem tooling, such as GraphQL.js, GraphiQL, or database integrations for GraphQL.
  • Modern Dependency Injection frameworks such as Angular or NestJS
  • Javascript optimisation and underlying implementation (how the V8 engine works)
  • Working in distributed/clustered environments (Docker, kubernetes, etc.)
  • Other backend languages and layers, or generally find system design interesting

Our vision: 


At Neo4j we have always strived to help the world make sense of data. 


As business, society and knowledge become increasingly connected, our technology promotes innovation by helping organizations to find and understand data relationships between people, processes, locations and systems. We created, drive and are at the forefront of innovation in the Graph Database category; and we’re disrupting how organizations leverage their data to innovate and stay competitive.


At Neo4j, you’ll work in a fun and flexible environment alongside an exceptional international team. If we sound like a good match, then get in touch and tell us about yourself.


Why Join Neo4j?  


At Neo4j, you get the opportunity to build and lead on the edge of what's new in the world of technology. 


You have the opportunity to work alongside diverse and talented colleagues from around the globe. Our engineering headquarters are located in Malmö, Sweden and London, UK.


We hire candidates who reflect the following Neo4j core values:


We Value Relationships

We Focus on User Success

We Thrive in a Culture That Is Open and Inclusive

We Assume Positive Intent

We Welcome Intellectually Honest Discussions

We Deliver on Our Commitments 


Intrigued by this role? We encourage you to apply even if you don't fit 100% of the listed qualifications. Neo4j is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Please read the Privacy Notice Regarding Neo4j's Recruitment Process to understand how the personal data that you provide is handled.

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