Senior Javascript Engineer

Software Engineer

Ref: 90Wednesday 14 April 2021

The Role

My client is looking for a JavaScript engineer who is passionate about all parts of the web app development process.

They welcome applications from all backgrounds and walks of life. The client is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

As a fast growing startup, they are committed to building a culture of diversity and inclusion early on. They would particularly welcome applications from women.

If successful, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work on one of the fastest growing open source projects in the world in an extremely exciting market.
  • Be the customer - Develop a product that you can use
  • Have a large impact and input in the direction of the product and company
  • Huge opportunities for growth both technically and professionally
  • Work closely with design and engineering to deliver a fantastic user experience for our customers
  • Opportunities to cross train into frontend, backend or infrastructure if it’s not your primary area of expertise
  • Take ownership of parts of the product and codebase
  • Present your ideas in a clear and effective manner to the rest of the team
  • Be an integral player as part of a small development team
  • Help manage and implement processes that make the client  a fantastic place to work
  • Write and test code across the stack - every day.
  • Take an active part in building a global community

Tech Stack

They love using lean and modern open source web technologies. Here are some of the main ones we work with.

  • Svelte , HTML/CSS , NodeJS ,Koa , Lerna , Jest , Rollup , Babel, Amazon Web Services, Docker,CouchDB

The Ideal Candidate

Essentially you are creative, hard-working  who enjoy building cool things. Worth mentioning to include links to your interests, side projects, Github account or things you have built in your job application. We would be thrilled to see them!

  • 4+ years experience working with JavaScript
  • 2+ years experience with a major cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure). Some AWS services we use include ECS, Lambda, Kinesis, Cognito, API Gateway, S3, Cloudfront and more.
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience using and configuring the modern JavaScript stack
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience building cloud native products
  • Curious, driven and motivated to learn
  • Passionate about quality software
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience working in a startup
  • Entrepreneurial and scrappy
  • Experience using version control and git - good understanding of a team based software development process

Nice to Haves

  • Experience using low-code/no-code products like Outsystems, Unqork, Retool
  • Comfortable with basic networking and the command line

Benefits

  • Flexible working - you can work fully remote, in an office, or a mixture of both.
  • 35 days holiday
  • Flexible, autonomous working culture
  • Pension Scheme
  • Budget to spend on a new laptop and home office setup