Permanent – Senior Backend Developer- NodeJS

Mentmore are currently recruiting for a Senior Web Backend Developer (NodeJS) for our client, a leading organisation who are undertaking a greenfield project. They are looking to bring on board an experienced Web Backend Developer (NodeJS) with extensive experience with web applications, NodeJS and JavaScript.

Key responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible to lead a small and high-performance team.
  • You will interact with the product owner and architecture teams.
  • Experience of using (or writing custom) web application using frameworks (e.g. ExpressJS, Loopback, Hapi, Koa, Sails.js, etc) or comparable custom approach
  • Very strong and deep understanding of NodeJS and JavaScript
  • Microservices
  • Integrating with other backend systems
  • Experience of Incremental delivery using agile methodology and test-driven development.
  • Monitoring, observability, logging, automated testing, pair-programming
  • Exposure to DevOps with pipelines and multiple environments including reliably deploy to production without downtime
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with good senior-level stakeholder management soft skills and competencies

Required skills:

  • Experience of Cloud based application development, deployment, delivery, integration, quality, security, etc. (Azure, AWS or other cloud is fine)
  • Excellent experience in using different types of data stores – key value store (e.g. Redis), document database (e.g. MongoDB), Relational databases (e.g. MySql), or others.
  • Understanding of cloud native application development
  • API based backend to support multiple front ends
  • Exposure to other language, application stack (e.g. java, dotNet, C++, etc)
  • Exposure to front-end frameworks (e.g. reactJS, vueJS, angular, etc)
  • Comfortable with incremental approach to delivering overall solution while being part of one of many teams
  • Some understanding of architecture styles (e.g. microservices, multi-layered, event-driven)
  • Appreciation of developing a solution spanning on-premise and cloud-based components
  • Understanding of streaming, serverless, analytics will be bonus.
  • Compensation£65-75k
  • LocationCentral London
  • Schedulepermanent