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Back end Engineer (Node)

People Source Consulting|London, GB
a month ago
A rapidly growing global start-up making big waves in the retail / e-commerce / app space are looking for an experienced Backend Engineer / Backend Developer with strong experience in Node, Typescript and AWS to join their growing engineering team in the UK.

NB. This role can be 100% REMOTE based or part time in the London office when the situation allows.

This is a chance to work within a cross-functional team, responsible for the continuous delivery of new features within a complex and innovative retail software product.

You'll have the chance to work closely with other engineers (App, Node,
React), QA, designers, data scientists, product managers and retail specialists, on a range of complex problems.

*Design and implement both platform and public APIs and services (such as React, native iOS/Android mobile applications, and server integrations).
*Work with the Architecture Lead on spearheading movement toward event-driven architecture
*Handle high volumes of data in a scalable way, working with data engineering to improve the way we store and move information across the platform.
*Creation and ownership of new microservices.
*Plan and refine existing, systems architecture.

If you have experience working in a commercial environment creating backend microservices across a large platform and have strong experience with AWS and knowledge of any modern data storage system, with a keen interest in exploring new technologies, methodologies and best practices, then we would like to hear from you.

Also needed:
*Familiarity with authentication strategies and security of internal and public APIs.
*Hands-on experience with any API documentation framework such as Swagger.
*An eye for detail as well as an understanding of the broader impacts of your work across the rest of the engineering team and product as a whole.

Essential tech experience needed:
*Event Driven architecture
*Data storage systems

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.