Senior Backend Developer (Node) at Sherwen Studios, Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Remote (United Kingdom)
  • Apr 02, 2024
6 Months or more Information Technology

Contract Description

6 Month Contract | UK Based | Remote


We’re a boutique, independent user experience and technology company with an exciting opportunity for several experienced backend developers to join us for an initial six month contract.


Working within the engineering team on a large digital transformation project you’ll be responsible for delivering modern, Node based Microservices that will transform how our clients do business.


As a senior back end developer you’ll bring a minimum 5 years experience with several Node Microservice projects under your belt. 


This is a UK based remote role where you’ll be welcome to join us in our Chester office at any time outside a monthly meet-up.


What you’ll be doing


  • Collaborating with the wider team on the application architecture
  • Developing new backend microservice based API’s and functionality using Node.js including the applications, databases, interfaces, and new functionality enhancements
  • Troubleshooting and debugging services
  • Participating in code reviews
  • Assisting with releases to UAT and Production environments


About you


  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar back end role
  • A track record in delivering enterprise level Node based Microservices 
  • Strong experience with Typescript, Node.JS and Express.JS
  • Experience creating and managing relational databases
  • Good understanding of API’s, Microservices and Containers.
  • Modern software development platform experience including code repositories, automated build, testing and deployment (pipelines/actions)
  • Experience working with Jira in an agile environment
  • An analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude.
  • A confident communicator; written and verbal.


Sherwen Studios is committed to equal opportunities and it welcomes applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements of the job. You must already have the right to work in the UK. No Sponsorship is available.


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