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Junior Node.js Developer

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Junior Node.js Developer

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We are looking for a Junior Node.js Developer who has (some) experience building back-end services and managing data exchange between the server and user-facing applications. 

Responsibilities will include the development of back-end logic, definition and maintenance of the database and maintaining the best possible performance, quality and responsiveness of the application. 

You will work closely with the front-end developers in order to implement their components into the application.

Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain some of the server-side services powering Allegrow
  • Collaborate with front-end developers on combining their front-end elements and components with the server-side logic
  • Write high quality, readable and testable code - this is big for us, but don’t worry, we’ll teach you how
  • Design and optimise applications for high performance, high availability and low latency - we are growing fast
  • Work on security and data protection
  • Incorporate and manage data storage solutions (MySQL and DynamoDB are the main ones)
  • You’ll own the full lifecycle of the services you’re working on, from designing them to growing, scaling and debugging them

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Have a good understanding of Javascript
  • Experience with Node.js and the most common packages in the ecosystem, such as Express
  • You know what asynchronous programming means and you’ve used promises or async/await before
  • Familiarity with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Working knowledge of npm and the tools ecosystem
  • Experience with databases like MySQL or DynamoDB
  • Understanding of automated testing and Jest
  • Knowledge of code versioning tools such as Git - ideally you’ve used it before in a team environment

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