Developer Backend

Java Developer

We are looking for a senior JavaScript engineer who is focused on backend development and system integrations, to join our rapidly growing team.

Nurocor is building a suite of tools and services to aid the bio pharma industry in the creation, adoption and management of clinical data standards with the ultimate goal of accelerating the pharmaceutical drug research and approval process.

Our technology landscape

  • Data stores: ArangoDB, ElaticSearch and PostgreSQL
  • APIs: mix of GraphQL and REST, written in Java and NodeJS
  • Web clients: Vue, using NuxtJS
  • Testing: Jest, Cypress
  • Other: Docker, Jenkins, Kubernetes and the Atlassian product suite



Reporting to the Director of Technology, you will part of the team responsible for envisioning and executing on how people interact with and experience our products. You will own the technical design and implementation of particular features as well as collaborate with members of the product, QA and engineering teams.

 Skillset and requirements

Most important to us is attitude and a team-oriented approach. Everyone at Nurocor shares a commitment to excellence and a desire to work in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. Our product team is excellent, and we hire those with passion for driving success as a team and delivering world-class products. The ideal candidate is someone who embraces ambiguity, strives to understand the problem before jumping to answers, is solution oriented, and thrives in a constantly changing environment.

The ideal new team member will have many of the following:

  1. We are a remote company, so the ability to self-manage and work independent along with excellent verbal and written communication skills is extremely important
  1. Extensive knowledge of API design: graphql, service-oriented architecture, micro-services; and the pros and cons of each
  2. Strong JavaScript programming skills, with real-world experience using ES6+ and newer JavaScript features
  3. Deep understanding of data structures, concurrency and parallelism
  4. Hands-on experience with NodeJS and web framework such as Koa, Express, Hapi, etc.
  5. Experience writing automated unit tests
  6. Strong analytical, debugging and problem-solving skills
  7. Highly independent, motivated and able to support multiple initiatives simultaneously
  8. Strong desire for exploring, evaluating and understanding new technologies and their real-world applications
  1. Obsessive attention to detail and “get it done” attitude
  1. Willingness to travel at least twice a year for in-person team meetings


Extra points for any of the following:

  1. Familiar with GraphQL, ArangoDB, PostgreSQL, Docker or Kubernetes
  2. Past experience Java
  3. Experience with continuous delivery and agile practices (scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.)


About us

Nurocor is a rapidly-growing startup running in stealth mode with key offices in Rochester, MN; Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA. Nurocor aggregates clinical standards data and makes it accessible to a variety of users in Bio Pharma organizations.  We believe we can automate and impact the drug approval process through better standards adoption and governance. We have a powerful Meta Data Repository as the core of our solution which allows organizations to deploy and manage clinical standards and key processes of their drug studies.

Organizations that are using Nurocor’s products are able to:

  • Develop better products by allowing everyone within the organization to find and contribute to data standards
  • Better align team members to utilize a common standards base with flexibility to expand for different drug trials
  • Improve reporting to regulatory bodies and internal groups

By joining our team, you’ll enjoy:

  • The opportunity to be on a team where your work is critical to the success of the company and our customers
  • A fun and engaging team-based environment where we enjoy working hard and learning everyday
  • Competitive pay for a young and growing company
  • Stock options
  • Employee Friendly Paid Time-off Policy
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance w/ healthy company contributions
  • Basic life, long-term and short-term disability insurance

Nurocor is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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