Backend JavaScript Developer - Node.js in London · Austin Fraser
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Backend JavaScript Developer - Node

London / Remote

£50,000 - £60,000 depending on experience

Are you looking to work for an innovative and fast-moving start-up as a Backend JavasScript Developer - Node?

This successful start-up is looking for an experienced Backend JavaScript Developer with Node experience to come on board and play a pivotal role in helping to build out an exciting new system using cutting edge technology. The company is quickly revolutionising the insurance industry by incorporating innovative technologies, machine learning and augmented reality into the insurance picture to create a more streamlined, hassle-free solution for the consumer. As a Backend JavaScript Developer, you will use Node to build a new insurance platform in addition to working on exciting new features using the latest technologies. In return, you will benefit from the ability to work flexibility amongst a friendly team and have the opportunity to be involved in your own personal development plan!

The role:

  • You will play a critical role in assisting in the migration of their existing LAMP stack into a microservices framework.
  • Productising their existing platform in addition to designing and developing additional features.
  • Identifying and implementing improvement areas in regards to performance, scalability and reliability.
  • Take over the development of the platform by focusing on enhancements and performance optimisation as well as helping to finalise their MVP.
  • Work autonomously to deliver project results and agile project management
  • Be able to utilise your experience in JavaScript and Node in order to make backend development improvements.

The candidate:

  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript - at least 5 years of experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in a commercial role involving Node
  • At least 3 years of commercial backend experience in building APIs
  • Experience in AWS Lambda
  • A background in computer science is desirable
  • Proven delivery methods and organisational skills in order to be able to work towards demanding deadlines
  • Experience working in an autonomous and entrepreneurial fashion will allow you to have a self-starter mentality but also a hands on approach to the delivery of projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Solution-oriented approach with the ability to problem-solve
  • Experience using MongoDB
  • Experience using MySQL
  • Experience of writing automated tests

If you're an experienced Backend JavaScript Developer looking for your next step up in a position that offers amazing exposure within an innovative environment then click APPLY NOW!

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