Back End Developer

Server-side Developer experienced in Node to join our projects team in Dundee

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THE POSITION

Waracle is looking for a Back-End Developer experienced in NodeJS to join our projects team in Dundee.

As a Node Developer, you’ll be working within a top team, using cutting-edge technologies to build best-in-class applications. Our Projects team is made up of highly-skilled multi-disciplined Engineers working closely with each other across design, engineering and testing. You’ll have an opportunity to grow your skills utilising the latest in cloud computing such as serverless and managed cloud services.

We’re looking for someone that loves keeping busy because there’s lots for you to do:

writing Highly Available APIs; developing back-end components; & supporting client-side Developers by integrating their work with the various APIs. Waracle is an unconventional company – we like to think out of the box and we want staff who do too.

DO YOU HAVE ANY EXPERIENCE IN?

  • Expert knowledge of Node.
  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript/Typescript.
  • Serverless functions and applications ie AWS Lambda
  • Proficient is creating Swagger/OpenAPI templates
  • Experience with IT industry best practices for development and coding.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as HTML5 and CSS3,or mobile native platforms iOS and Android.
  • Knowledge of accessibility and security compliance.
  • Experience of integrating multiple data sources and databases into one system.
  • An understanding of fundamental design principles behind a horizontally scalable application.
  • Experience in implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests.
  • Agile Scrum methodology & should have strong communication skills.
  • Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) – Github actions, bitbucket pipelines, Gitlab CI, CircleCI 

DESIRABLE

• Proficient knowledge of code versioning tools, such as Git.

• Experience of creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.

• User authentication and authorization experience between multiple systems, servers, and environments.

• Understanding the differences between multiple delivery platforms, such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform.

• Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming.

• Knowledge of SCSS.

CULTURE & BENEFITS

Audacious, freethinking, ambitious, bold. Just a few of the words used to describe the Waracle team and culture. But above all, we celebrate the unique, embracing autonomy and encouraging personality. Our people are what makes us … well, us. At Waracle, you’ll never stop evolving, learning, creating, moving. So we need to stay sharp, and whether it's getting involved in regular Meetups or our Hackathons, our Friday Missions or BrownBag sessions, we've made it a priority to create an innovative, inspiring learning environment at the heart of everything we do.

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WARACLE PEOPLE

Waracle is an unconventional company – we like to think out of the box and we want staff who do too. If you’re successful in your application you can expect:

  • To work on some of the most innovative Digital projects.
  • A relaxed working environment
  • A friendly team
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship – we launch startups and incubate them around Waracle
  • Innovation in training – we’ve launched our own Digital Academy to share our knowledge and grow our team

Our clients, development projects and staff are very diverse. The digital innovation projects move fast and continually push the boundaries of what can be achieved with mobile app development and IoT strategy. We’ve a strong ethos to learning and working together, we’ve no doubt you’ll feel part of an energetic and quirky team.

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