Backend Node.Js Developer at Waracle, Remote, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Apr 29, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Waracle is already an industry leading team delivering digital solutions that transform how we live, work and play. We’ll not hide from the fact we have exciting growth plans and this has been recognised with our recent inclusion in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, listing the UK’s fastest growing tech companies.

It’s an amazing time to join our team and you’d be supported by a rapidly growing team of experienced specialists in design research, UX, UI, Scrum, product, data and cyber security, alongside developers specialising in native, hybrid and web technologies.

This position can be based in any of our offices but right now is remote working.

The ideal person for this role will be a problem-solver with an inquisitive and innovative mind. You should have excellent communication, computer programming, and project management skills. This involves working closely with design on initial product prototypes, in an agile development process which also involves collaboration to define scope.
Our development team continuously challenges and pushes the development/technology to keep delivering the best solutions we can.


  • Node
  • JavaScript/Typescript
  • Commercial experience building serverless applications eg AWS SAM, Serverless
  • Creating and understanding Swagger/OpenAPI definitions
  • Experience with IT industry best practices for development
  • Knowledge of developing secure applications
  • Commercial experience of integrating multiple data sources and databases into one system - eg. ETL solutions
  • Commercial experience with SQL and NoSQL database solutions - eg. mysql, postgres, mongodb, dynamodb - specifically cloud-hosted - eg MongoDB Atlas, AWS RDS, Redis
  • An understanding of fundamental design principles and multi-environment architectures
  • Implementing automated unit tests eg, Jest, Chai/Mocha
  • Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) - eg. Github actions, bitbucket pipelines, Gitlab CI, CircleCI
  • Strong communication skills
  • Git version control systems,
  • Bonus points if you have experience in NestJS, Object relational mappers (ORMs), event sourcing / CQRS, or dependency injection.
  • Ability make technical design decisions taking business context into consideration is desirable
  • Experience of creating database schemas that represent and support business processes.
  • Implementing secure user authentication and authorization experiences between multiple systems, servers, and environments.
  • Agile Scrum methodology
  • JIRA and Postman