Senior Developer - NodeJS, Java, RabbitMQ, WebSockets

Columbus, Ohio, United States expand job description ↓


We're looking for a Unicorn. Or at least a Jackelope. You'll start out working on a streaming application in the sports domain. After that, our projects and clients are as varied and interesting as your own talents. Are you the cryptid we're looking for? If so, we'd love to talk about your taxonomy. We promise there will be no taxidermy. Drop us a line!

See below for the cryptozoological species descriptions.


Quadrupedal Narwhal

  • Solid server-side NodeJS experience
  • Significant RabbitMQ or other message broker experience
  • Built applications using WebSockets
  • Enterprise-quality Java development experience
  • Experience with caching engines, devops tools, CI/CD, and cloud providers

Mere Horned Rabbit

  • Solid server-side NodeJS experience
  • Some documented experience working with RabbitMQ or other message broker
  • Knows how WebSockets are different from Ajax


Workstate is a technology consultancy with offices in Columbus OH, Pittsburgh PA, Los Angeles CA, Oakland CA and Seattle WA. We specialize in Website Design and Development, Application Development, Mobile Development, and Data Migrations.

Our clients range from growing medium-sized companies listed on Fast Company’s “Fast 50” to large corporations in the Fortune 500. Banks, telecoms, energy, education, non-profits, our clients and projects are diverse and interesting.

We are focused on long-term success over short term gain. This informs our strategy in selecting and servicing clients as well as team members. We are highly selective because we are committed for the long haul.

Workstate typically has between 12 and 14 paid holiday days per year including most recognized federal holidays as well as the entire week between Christmas and New Year. Additionally, all Workstate employees receive 20 days of paid time off per year and unlimited sick days.

Our benefits package for salaried associates includes health, vision and dental insurance, and a retirement investment plan.

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