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  • NodeJS developer
    Edinburgh Permanent

    65,000 £ annum

    Working with an exciting start up with their headquarters in Edinburgh and a growing presence in the US. A brilliant time to join the company if you are after a dynamic, challenging workplace environment and you want to be a part of a growing team with strong values.

    About the Job

    Our Engineering Team iterate on the product over 2 week Sprint cycles where we form Squads around each Sprint Goal. You may regularly lead a Squad. We work collaboratively and evolve as we learn and experiment as a team. Every team member inputs ideas on how we can improve our systems and processes.

    Key areas of responsibility:

    • Iterate on our products to meet the evolving needs of our customers
    • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability and performant software
    • Ensure code is testable, maintainable and reliable
    • Implementation of security and data protection
    • Increase the shared knowledge of codebases and reduce knowledge silos
    • Learn from and mentor other members of the team
    • Contribute regularly towards code reviews


    • Strong proficiency with Node.js, its ecosystem and ES6
    • Understanding the nature of functional and asynchronous programming
    • Understanding fundamental design principles behind scalable applications
    • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
    • Appreciation for Active Record, Data Mapping and Event Sourcing
    • Experience developing framework-agnostic services

    Empiric Solutions is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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