Excelerate America (EA) is a network for small business entrepreneurs to transform their businesses from small to mighty. Collaborating with a diverse set of partners and communities, EA brings together a community wanting to help each other thrive; through inspiration, problem-solving, and access to curated products and services. The next phase of EA’s growth is to develop a dynamic and engaging mobile community platform driven by peer-to-peer problem-solving. This platform will help EA scale and connect its existing communities to power-up entrepreneurs' abilities to work together, get guidance from peers, and have a greater impact in their local communities.
The Backend engineer works as a leading member of EA’s growing software and product technology team to help architect, develop, and launch EA’s platform.
As a critical member of the product team, the Backend Engineer will work closely with the founding leadership and product development team to architect EA’s data structure, learning algorithms, and front-end integrations to build a platform that delivers a personalized and cutting edge experience to our users and partners. You will be one of the founding software engineers working closely with our Engineering Lead to design our new platform, help to scale it, and establish the way we work as a software-oriented organization. We are a company focused on our users and instill a human-centered approach, thus giving you the opportunity to go beyond development and participate in the design and creative thinking needed to build an exceptional end to end platform for our members.
Excelerate America is a Detroit-based organization. We believe in a flexible work environment with 3 days in-office, 2 days remote approach to allow for cross-disciplinary collaboration. The Back End Engineer role is preferred to be co-located in Detroit with the product team. Remote will be considered.