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  • Posted: May 6, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • We are a team of top-tier developers, designers and business leaders who make digital products successful.We only work on things we believe in – sharing your excitement and fully committing to the project is our recipe for extraordinary results.
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    Back-end Developer (Node.js) - Mid/Senior

    Introduction

    • Swing’s Back-end devs are creative, analytical, driven and energetic
    • in pursuit of designing and building scalable applications with focus on functionality,
    • security and reliability of the tech stack

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • You'll be architecting and implementing backends and their interactions with various data stores and other APIs to enable cutting-edge SV startups to do what they do best.
    • You'll be deploying your software using industry standard tooling like Kubernetes clusters, Lambda functions.
    • You'll be expected to care deeply about security in everything you do and to constantly raise the baseline of how we defend our user's data against external threats and themselves. Your implementation will not end with your code, but with a container running in an environment.
    • You'll be implementing robust automated test suites to ensure high quality and low failure rate of delivered code.
    • You'll be working DevOps style to make sure Defence-in-Depth principles are followed and containers are as secure as humanly possible.
    • You will have huge creative freedom and ability to influence the project, so you will take ownership and responsibility for what you do.
    • Build relationships with Swing Dev developers in Poland, San Francisco, Cape Town and Brazil. 
    • Design and develop new back-end services
    • Focus on coding and debugging
    • Build clean and structured code and libraries
    • Research new tech that will benefit the team, project or client
    • Integrate user facing elements developed

    Desired Experience & Qualification
    Skills:

    •  Independent efficient problem solving, but also being an excellent team player
    •  Good command of English, written and spoken
    •  High attention to detail
    •  Strong ability to clearly communicate concepts and ideas to team members as well as clients.

    Requirements and Experience:

    • Tertiary 3 year Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or IT 
    •  Minimum 6 years working experience, with extensive expertise in at least one backend technology e.g. Java/.NET
    •  Our core back-end stack is Node.js, solid Node experience is required, with 2 years coding in Node, preferably with Nest.js and Typscript
    •  Good practical knowledge of at least one database system, e.g.
    • PostgreSQL/MongoDB,
    •  Experience in creating well-designed APIs,
    •  Experience in utilising good security practices,
    •  Readiness to learn and expand your skill set as required by ongoing projects

    Experience in the following will be beneficial:

    •  Proficiency in PostgreSQL or MongoDB,
    •  Familiarity with Docker/Kubernetes/AWS deployment processes,
    •  Experience in creating projects from scratch,
    •  Experience with profiling and performance optimisation
    •  Experience in giving high quality feedback during code review,
    •  Knowledge of testing JavaScript code (Jest/Mocha/Chai/CodeceptJS)
    •  Automated software testing on unit/integration/end-to-end levels

    Benefits
    Benefits:

    •  Working with US-based startups and Fortune 500 clients on demanding but at the same time rewarding projects
    •  Non-corporate work environment
    •  Experienced PM and QA support
    •  Regular code reviews policy
    •  Trendy work space
    •  You will have a lot of chances to develop your programming skills as well as learn a lot about how tech business is done in the US
    •  International links with teams on 4 continents.

    Disclaimer

    • Please note if you have not heard from us in 2 weeks from application, please consider yourself unsuccessful - please do continue to follow us online and apply for suitable roles.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Swing Development on www.pnet.co.za to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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