Backend Developer (JS)



fulltime 1 position makati closes 11 months ago

We are a growing South Australian company delivering our own products and services that address environmental sustainability, financial stewardship, and community concerns. We are looking for a Backend Javascript Developer to further improve our performance and help us deliver solutions for our customers. You will be primarily responsible for building, testing and releasing business rules written in self-contained Javascript modules.

Key Responsibilities

You will: 

  • Write well-documented, extensible code that is easy to maintain and that adheres to predefined coding standards 
  • Own the overall quality of code including unit testing and functional testing 
  • Find and address performance issues 
  • Work collaboratively and consult with our development team, provide guidance to the development process and perform code reviews as required 
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies and discuss potential solutions to problems 

Requirements & Qualifications

For a candidate to be successful in this role they need to possess the following;  

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with a focus on an appropriate field of study (e.g., Computer Science), or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • 5+ years full time experience professional software engineering. 
  • 3+ years experience specifically using JavaScript 
  • Willingness to embrace SCRUM and Agile philosophies. 
  • Sound understanding of test-driven design and development. 
  • Work effectively within an Agile Scrum team and adhere to source control workflows and processes. 
  • Be self-motivating and possess advanced planning, analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative to achieve specified outcomes with minimum supervision, working both individually and as a team member. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 

Bonus points for experience with: 

  • Node.JS or similar backend JS frameworks 
  • AWS technologies for development and deployment 
  • Writing unit tests

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