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Senior Node Js Backend Developer

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75k to £95k

  • Contact:

    Trevor Jackson

  • Job ref:

    122

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-06

Role: Senior Node .Js Backend Developer

Salary : £75k to £85k

Location: London

We believe that fairer access to technology will make the world a better place. Our focus is on improving smartphone access in countries where credit systems are often underdeveloped or non-existent. As a socially conscious company, we aim to improve lives and narrow the technology access gap. We are a small startup, so you will have an immediate impact on both the Android team and the company as a whole.
 

As an addition to the backend and web team, we are looking for someone who is passionate about clean and well-architected code. You would contribute to both the backend API and potentially the front-end occasionally.

Non-Negotiable: As Senior  Node. Js Backend Developer

  • 4 years minimum experience.
  • Architecture responsibility.
  • Secure systems
  • Automated testing
  • Comfortable coding in Node.js
  • Quality-led approach to development (TDD and BDD)
  • Security conscious, knowledgeable of best practices around building secure applications
  • Comfortable in a cloud computing environment (AWS)

 As Senior  Node.js Backend Developer you will:

  • Develop and extend the reach of our existing applications for the backend platform.
  • Collaborate with our product owner to deliver features and continue to optimise their performance post-release.
  • Develop and produce functional solutions in accordance with architecture design standards and code standards.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard.
  • Take part in code reviews for other developers
  • Contribute to continuous improvements in the team resulting in greater efficiency, quality, and productivity

What we are looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience in backend/server-side development
  • Comfortable coding in Node.js
  • Quality-led approach to development (TDD and BDD)
  • Security conscious, knowledgeable of best practices around building secure applications
  • Comfortable in a cloud computing environment (AWS)

Bonus points for:

  • Knowledge of serverless or FaaS paradigm
  • Experience with AWS
  • Comfort being full-stack, especially Knowledge of React / Redux framework
  • Worked as part of Agile, Scrum, XP or Kanban teams
  • Oauth authentication