Perm £75,000 – £95,000 + benefits – Kensington, London

My client in London is looking to bring on board a Senior Node.js Backend Developer. As an addition to the backend and web team, they 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:

  • 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