Job Description

Waracle is looking for a talented NodeJS Developer to join our talented team working on cutting edge FinTech projects.

 

Waracle is already an industry leading team delivering digital solutions that transform how we live, work and play. We’ll not hide from the fact we have exciting growth plans and this has been recognised with our recent inclusion in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, listing the UK’s fastest growing tech companies. 

 

It’s an amazing time to join our team and you’ll be supported by a rapidly growing team of experienced specialists in design research, UX, UI, Scrum, product, data and cyber security, alongside developers specialising in native, hybrid and web technologies.

 

This position is fully remote with optional office attendance and is open to both permanent and contractor candidates.

 

The ideal candidate will be passionate about delivering happy customers, a team player, have excellent communication skills and have a proven track record in an agile project.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your co-workers into the application; so, a sound knowledge of front-end technologies is preferable.

 

  • Creating and supporting development of backend API
  • Integration of components and remote systems into the platform
  • Software design and documentation
  • Optimisation, profiling and debugging backend services 
  • Communication with team to produce optimal results

Requirements

  • Node development
  • http framework experience (express, hapi, nest.js)
  • Some experience with AWS and the AWS SDK
  • Deployment experience (cloudformation, elastic beanstalk and the CLI)
  • Experience of integrating with 3rd party systems
  • API documentation production
  • Experience with node dependency management (npm/yarn)
  • Testing frameworks
  • Unit testing/integration testing experience with lambda or other serverless platforms
  • Experience with payment processors
  • Solid understanding of Git

Benefits for Permanent Members of Staff

  • Company pension Company pension
  • Medicash proactive Medicash proactive
  • Group sickness cover Group sickness cover
  • Death in service benefit Death in service benefit
  • Udemy personal development account Udemy personal development account
  • Regular fun activities Regular fun activities & team meetups
  • Employee discounts Employee discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme Cycle to work scheme
  • Remote first ethos Remote first ethos
  • 31 days holiday 31 days holiday
  • Your birthday off work Your birthday off work
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave Enhanced maternity / paternity pay

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