PepperHQ is hiring a

Senior Backend Developer - Remote Option - US Only

Miami, United States

Pepper is the leading cloud and mobile SaaS platform providing front-of-house services for restaurant, coffee and bar businesses. We are on a mission to change the way you pay your check in restaurants.

We deliver white-labelled apps and web apps that allow businesses to handle mobile payments, loyalty, and marketing messages - engaging with their customers in real time, and increasing sales and operational efficiency. Our platform is used in the US and Europe, and we have over a hundred live business customers.

We are building a development team in the US to expand the capabilities of our cloud platform and increase the range of US integrations to payment gateways, POS systems and customer loyalty platforms. We are also expanding the functionality of our newly re-engineered merchant admin portal, adding features such as campaign management and data analytics.


You will be joining the new US-based development team, helping in designing and building new backend services and features that drive our platform. You will expand our integrations to other payment gateways and POS systems, and improve performance, monitoring and deployment automation throughout our platform.

You will be working with our Product and App teams (10 people) in an agile process. As you work on the platform, you will be contributing to the planning and architecture decisions. You will have an opportunity to build Web features from time to time - we like our team to become cross functional as far as possible.

Our US team is based in the US East Coast.

This role is full-time. It can be remote but it is US working hours. The role will involve being on-call on some evenings and weekends based on a rota (US time).

You must be fluent in English.

No agencies please.


You have 3+ years' experience of building backend services using Nodejs. You have worked in a professional product development team and have worked with Product Managers and QA.

You are an expert in:

  • Typescript / Javascript / Node.js
  • MongoDB
  • Postgres
  • AWS services

You are well versed in building services in the cloud that are both maintainable and robust. You have a good knowledge of the AWS platform and how to make services secure and performant.

You have great communication skills and are always willing to help others in the team.


  • Remote working option
  • Small team with experienced peers
  • Output is important, not hours. We want you to have a good work / life balance.
  • You get to try your own tech in bars and coffee shops
  • Competitive salary
  • Heathcare plan (medical & dental)
  • 401K Matching
  • Options Plan according to seniority