Senior NodeJS Developer

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East London
£60,000 to £70,000 per annum
MET Recruitment London Ltd
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Our client is an award-winning edtech startup in East London which aims to inspire every student to discover the fun in coding and creating. They combine apps, wireless hardware blocks and bespoke education content to teach students to unleash their creative potential. With our client, create anything from a Twitter-powered car to a motion-powered lightsaber!

We are on the hunt for an experienced NodeJS Developer to join our team. This is a rare opportunity to work at a London-based start-up that combines hardware and software, entertainment and education during this exciting and transformational phase of the company.

You will be responsible for building API endpoints to support our EdTech products, maintaining existing NodeJS backend code, and collaborating with our Design team and Unity Developers to create the most engaging app experience possible. Reporting to Head of Software you will play an integral role in helping to take our business to the next level.


* Writing new backend code as well as configuring, monitoring, managing and troubleshooting recurring
* issues across the current technology stack whilst ensuring and maintaining all documentation
* Work with product/UX team to define backend requirements and implement as per spec
* Covering all ad-hoc build requirements as they come


* Strong NodeJS experience (4+ years)
* Experience using Azure is beneficial
* Experience building/maintaining scalable JavaScript web applications
* NoSQL experience (MongoDB)
* Experience building web front end with modern JavaScript tools and practices (e.g. react/angular) is also beneficial


* Are Self-motivated, can work with autonomy
* Thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment
* Can handle several projects at once
* Strong team player
* Have excellent communication skills, and are able to communicate technical issues to non technical people in clear language

We’re a passionate team, and you’ll likely be working with closely with everyone from Giulio in Design,
Michael in Software, and David in Sales. At the same time, Liz will make sure you have a go at board games
and Morten will give you plenty of new music to listen to.

Being an integral part of a young company, you’ll form bonds with other employees (who come from completely different disciplines), take initiative to pursue your instincts and ideas, and truly feel the impact of driving the company forward. We value optimism, collaboration, sense of ownership, the ability to embrace ambiguity, talk-less- do-more attitude, learning from failure, and making the team successful.

Contact Details:
MET Recruitment London Ltd
Tel: 03333 449100
Contact: Chris Tysall

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