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Backend Software Engineer - JavaScript / Node.js

Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 + BenefitsStart date: To Start ASAPLocation: LeicesterContract type: Permanent

Job description

We’re looking for JavaScript / Node.js Backend Developers to join a Global Software Consultancy.

 

Based in Leicester and offering 2 days per week working from home, you’ll be part of the development of core platform systems that expose data for desktop and mobile applications. You will have an appetite for solving complex and interesting problems to world-class standards and deliver high performance, resilient and scalable software systems to high profile companies.

 

You’ll get to work with a bunch of great people, where the whole team owns the project together. With a culture of lean and self-management attitude you’ll be encouraged to take risks, make decisions and work in a collaborative way.

 

Required skills:

 

  • Vanilla JavaScript and/or TypeScript on the back end (Node.js, Heroku, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Lambda, etc.)
  • Developing performant, resilient and secure services/functions
  • Protocols and architectural patterns like HTTP, REST and/or GraphQL
  • Creating testable code and making testing a priority
  • Being passionate, self-driven and working with little supervision towards a common team or company purpose

 

Desirable skills:

 

  • Use code quality tools like linters, type checkers and static analysers
  • Have experience working with SQL and NoSQL data stores
  • Know about service oriented architectures, design patterns and data structures
  • Used to working with code versioning tools like Git in a continuous delivery process
  • You care about all the steps your code goes through from your machine to production and know about or are curious of technologies like containers
  • You are comfortable with agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban

 

What you’ll get:

 

  • £30,000 - £50,000 depending on experience
  • A fun, happy and politics-free work culture built on the principles of lean and self-organisation
  • To work with large scale systems powering global businesses
  • Private Medical Healthcare
  • Free snacks, drinks, and fresh fruit
  • Company team building trips, Summer and Christmas parties

 

Location: Leicester / 2 Days Remote Working

 

If you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you!

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