Javascript Engineer Node.js

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

We are looking for a Javascript Engineer to assist with our Node.js projects. We specialise in building bespoke software for global businesses. We are remote-first by design and have a team of highly-skilled and multi-disciplined engineers. We are proponents of Agile methodologies and our primary focus is to deliver exceptional value to our customers.

Currently, we are building applications across retail, energy, and IoT sectors. Our applications make life simpler; whether its processing millions of transactions or automating the smart home.

We are looking for a talented Engineer with a very strong Javascript background to join our Node.js team. You should be used to working with Node, AWS (Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFormation), Serverless. Voice platform experience (Google Home, Alexa, Cortana etc) would give you a real competitive edge in this role too. This is a backend driven role, and you will be tackling difficult integration and architecture challenges.

This role is a full-time contract position and you can work from wherever you want. Our remote-first team are spread across 14 different countries. Our HQ is based in London, UK and you are welcome to drop by to say hello!

Responsibilities

This role is perfect for a candidate that not only enjoys development, but also wants to have input on the best approach and implementation method. On a typical day you will:

  • Work in dynamic team with other React.js engineers
  • Morning stand-up with the team via video, a full structured development process
  • Have a direct input in application architecture decisions
  • Write efficient and testable code
  • Review PRs created by your fellow team members
  • Document your code concisely and clearly
  • Take part in regular retrospectives to improve the team process

Skill Requirements

Skills & Qualifications

  • MUST: Very strong Javascript background (Node, ES6)
  • MUST: Experience performing in a team and working harmoniously with others
  • MUST: Native level written and spoken English
  • MUST: Experience with complex backend systems design
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience integrating with voice systems (Google Home, Alexa etc)
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with different languages and technologies
  • SHOULD HAVE: Ability to navigate, understand, and reuse large existing codebases
  • SHOULD HAVE: A basic understanding of UI/UX design principles
  • SHOULD HAVE: Functional programming experience
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with complex server-side design

What we look for

An ideal candidate has:

  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional written and spoken English communication skills
  • A proactive and autonomous approach towards work
  • Experience working across a variety of different languages
  • Ability to work on large codebases with require patience to understand
  • High quality coding standards
  • Strong team ethic; keen to help other team members succeed
  • Delivering exceptional value to our customers is imperative. The ideal candidate is the perfect brand ambassador; a brilliant technical mind with the accompanying interpersonal skills necessary to function in a team environment.
  • As a Purepoint developer you will work in a small and close-knit group. Our mindset is focused on constant iteration and improvement.

Tools

  • We will give you all of the tools necessary to excel at your role. We use Jira, Trello, Slack, Github and Zoom in our day-to-day business.
  • Our managerial structure is very flat. We put customer experience and satisfaction first and really believe in delivering a service that is cutting edge.

About the Company

In today's world, applications run and share data seamlessly across devices. Whether its your home, smartphone, business systems, or car, Purepoint applications make this a reality.

Our methodology is refined. It’s based upon years of successful project management and delivery. We assemble small teams of highly skilled experts to tackle your complex problems. Team members are selected because they operate exceptionally well together.

How to apply

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