Full time

Team Lead / API Backend Developer



LAD represents a fantastic opportunity to become part of an early stage fast paced startup in the explosive industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, WAYV is an automated, on-demand supply chain logistics platform servicing California’s growing industry. WAYV technology streamlines the traditional business-to- business process, including transport, sales, and payment through a one-stop website that integrates regulatory and compliance checks. Founded in 2017 by veteran technology executive Keith McCarty, WAYV serves as a transparent, efficient tracking and compliance platform that is creating a new standard and surpasses the fulfillment experience in today’s on-demand world.


We are looking for a Team Lead / API Back End Developer to support our growth initiatives, work closely with the product and design teams, and report to the experienced CTO with over 20 years of tech experience.  


Why Work Here?


“Newest and hottest tech startup in the fastest growing industry, experienced founding team”


The Role


The Team Lead / API Back End Developer is a hands-on developer who will also build a development team and lead it. Your team will work on

  • Rest API

  • Mobile Applications

  • Internal Tools

  • Supply logistics and marketplace


Technology Stack



    • Platform (runtime): NodeJs

    • Framework: NestJs (ExpressJs)

    • Language: JavaScript/TypeScript

  • DBMS

    • PostgreSQL

  • Frontend

    • Platform: Angular 2+ or React JS

    • Language: JavaScript/TypeScript

  • Mobile

    • Framework: Xamarin

    • Language: C#

  • VCS  

    • GIT

  • CI  

    • Docker


What You Bring to The Table


  • An ability to design, create, implement, document, and maintain the back-end plans and scale a system for a large group of users successfully

  • In depth knowledge on how to collaborate with product managers, designers, QA, and other engineers to enhance existing experience

  • Deep understanding of OOP, Data Structure and Algorithms.

  • Code REST API in Node.js

  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL

  • Use Azure and Amazon S3 for hosting

  • A passion for innovating and creating the best user experience for developers and non-developers alike

  • An in-depth knowledge of how to build a successful software development team and how to help them grow and stay challenged in their roles

  • An ability and passion to lead, coach and mentor

  • At least 8 years of experience as a solid backend experience and strong architecture skills while working in a fast growing start up environment

  • At least 3 years of experience leading, coaching and mentoring

  • A passion for learning the space and understanding the market

  • A passion and focus on creating great client experiences

  • An ability to project manage, handle tight deadlines, and just get it done

  • A love for working in fast paced start ups and ability to move things forward with a sense of urgency


Questions you may have:


  • What’s the size and structure of the team?

    • There  are 3 dev teams (4 people in each team): Team lead, Full Stack Engineer, Front End engineer and Back End Engineer. And 3 people in QA team: QA Lead, Senior QA Engineer and Middle QA engineer.

  • Is there a probation period?

    • Yes, 3 months

  • What’s the schedule of work?

    • We don’t have clear time slots when you’re obliged to be at the office. The most important thing - your work must be done :slightly_smiling_face:

  • Is there a possibility to work remotely?

    • Sure, if it’s needed

  • How many days of vacation are there?

    • We practice unlimited vacation policy.

  • Are there some business trips?

    • No, at least for now.


Company Perks


  • Flexible vacation policy

  • A competitive salary

  • Equity package for the right individual

  • A social package

  • Fresh fruit and snacks

  • An inspiring and friendly team 

  • A self-development program

  • English Classes

  • Team building events

  • Flexible schedule 

  • A loft style office with a chill-out zone in the city center