Senior Node .JS Developer

London, London
£60,000 - £75,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Senior Node .JS Developer
Location: London or Manchester
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per annum depend on experience

About client

Client is backs brash entrepreneurs building the next generation of groundbreaking technology companies, geared to improve, enrich or disrupt the insurance ecosystem. With offices in Paris, and London, but soon in Asia and America, client focuses on pioneering start-ups that are ready to scale across the global stage.

If you are excited by technological change and its ability to disrupt traditional businesses, come and work with us! We work at the intersection of business, digital technology and creativity.

Main duties for this role will cover:

You will work in a booming sector and become part of the future global leader within the InsurTech ecosystem
You will have the opportunity to work with an international network of experts and benefit from a stimulating working environment with creative projects to work on
You will benefit from AXA’s expertise and operational support
You will enjoy a steep learning curve
Overview of the role & responsibilities:
We are looking for developers who will be responsible for developing and managing our entire technology stack.
Working into the CTO, your primary focus will be the definition and development of server-side microservices and client-side web/mobile apps ensuring high performance, scalability and security. The primary stack will be Node.js, Angular, Express, Postgress, Elasticsearch.
The application will be deployed into a Cloud infrastructure using automated deployment tools, so experience here is extremely valuable. You will also be responsible for working with some front-end elements of the application. Therefore, a good understanding of client side JavaScript and associated front-end technologies is necessary as well.
Key tasks and responsibilities:
Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
Refactoring and optimisation
Designing and implementing low-latency, high-availability, and performant services
Implementing security and data protection techniques
Logging using the ELK stack
Ensuring good coverage of unit tests
Ensuring good source code management using git
Deployment using CI techniques, using GoCD / Jenkins
Role involves some travel - maybe once a month.

Competencies/Experience required:

Strong proficiency with JavaScript both on a client and server level. Ideally you have been coding with JavaScript exclusively for at least 3 years.
Knowledge of Node.js and frameworks available for it, particularly around the Angular and Express framework
Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds
Good understanding of front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3 as well as Responsive design
User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
Integration of multiple data sources into one system via APIs and Web Services (REST & SOAP)
Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable, microservice-architected application
Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Interviews to be scheduled ASAP, There will be some technical testing during the interview

If you are interested in this position, please forward your details to us.