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Full Stack JavaScript Engineer

Job Title: Full Stack JavaScript Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: 80000
Contact Name: Hannah D'Souza
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Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

An entrepreneurial startup, based in Central London are looking for an ambitious Full Stack developer.   The role will be working on improving their existing legacy systems as well as developing new features and implementing new services.  

The team are a committed bunch of successful young entrepreneurs with a strong ethos, great dynamic and high levels of ambition and motivation. The right person for this position will be entrepreneurial minds who understand start-ups.  The environment is fast paced, and one where you will be constantly learning and improving. 

The current stack is built on JavaScript (React.js), HTML5, CSS3 and NodeJS (Express)

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a key say and input in all decisions

  • Helping with database structure and migration, integrating 3rd party APIs while also creating our open API system.

  • Implementing new micro-services and helping to migrate away from legacy systems.

  • Improve legacy system currently in use and help migrate the legacy system to new system. 

  • Build new features and maintain the existing code base

  • Implement new features and solutions using the latest technology

Key requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript

  • Experience with object-oriented programming

  • Experience with a modern .JS framework –  React

  • Database experience - ideally MongoDB and MySQL

  • Understanding of Gi

  • Experience with TDD and Unit testing is required

  • Experience with agile life-cycles

  • A 2:1 degree in Computer Science is preferable, though not required if experienced

    Desirable but NOT essential: AWS, RabbitMQ, SCRUM  

Salary up to: 80k DOE