What is the role of a NodeJS Developer?


A Node.js developer deploys and maintains network applications and manages the exchange of data between servers and users. As a Node.js developer you will oversee the development of the back-end components and connecting applications with other web services. You will also support front-end developers on the integration of web-based applications.

See all NodeJS Developer Jobs


  • Developing and maintaining all server-side network components
  • Collaborate with front-end developers to work on the integration of elements
  • Focus on ensuring the optimal performance of database and responsiveness
  • Provide high end security features
  • Keep up with the latest trends
  • Running diagnostics tests, detecting bugs and software errors, then creating a backup option and providing technical support
  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient code to develop high performance applications
  • Implement security and data protection
  • Design customer-facing UI and back-end services
  • Recommend and implement improvements to processes and technologies

Tech stack:

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Node
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • AWS
  • Graft QL

Similar roles:

  • Node or full stack
  • React developer
  • Back-end software engineer


  • BA degree in computer science, information science or a similar degree
  • A few years of experience as a Node.js developer
  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript, web stacks and frameworks
  • Knowledge of Node.js and relevant frameworks
  • Basic front-end knowledge, including knowledge of technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and collaborate
  • Great analytical skills and problem-solving abilities

Professional Development:

There is an increasing demand for Node.js developers and it offers promising career opportunities for developers looking to start their career in web development or for those with experience, gives good opportunities to progress. From here, you have the opportunity to progress to becoming a tech lead then an engineering manager, and eventually becoming head of engineering for an organisation.

Alternative Careers:

  • Software engineer
  • Tech lead
  • Engineering manager
  • Head of engineer