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Senior Backend JavaScript Engineer

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    Senior, Node JS Developer / Node JS Engineer

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    £70000 - £100000 per annum

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    Ellen Gentry

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    17 days ago

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Senior Backend JavaScript Engineer - Node JS - London - up to £100k - flexible hybrid working

Do you want to make a difference working for a multi-award-winning start-up who are backed by some of the largest investors in Europe?

The Company?

They are revolutionising the wills, probate and funerals space with their innovative products designed to help people in the most difficult times in their lives.

Their mission is to relieve some of the stressors following loss by creating simple and easy to use products to help people navigate and access the historically complex wills, probate and funeral process.

The role?

As a Senior Back End Engineer, you will be working in their product or platform team depending on your preference.

You will be building secure, scalable and robust backend systems for customer facing products and internal tooling.

Taking technical leadership of projects; interacting with key stakeholders, code reviews, ensuring customer security and data privacy and that systems are well-documented and tested. You will also be providing mentorship to other engineers and have an active role in research and discovery in order to make key decisions and recommendations.

Tech stack

  • Applications written in ES6 JavaScript and TypeScript

  • js

  • Express and GraphQL APIs

  • PostgreSQL and MongoDB for data storage

  • Codebases use ESLint, Prettier, Percy, Cypress, Moch and Jest to automate testing

What will you need to apply?

They are looking for someone with previous experience leading technical design and implementation projects in a web-based space.

  • JavaScript developer experienced with Node

  • Experience back-end building for web applications using similar technologies to their tech stack

  • Modelling data in relational databases

  • Experience migrating data between different database platforms (desirable)


  • Salary of £70,000 - £95,000

  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Very flexible working including when you start and end your day, how many hours per week and how often you are in the office

  • £1000 p/a personal development budget and much more!

The interview process will take 1-2 weeks and will comprise of a technical and team interview with no technical testing.

If you are an experienced backend developer with a passion for helping others then we would love to hear from you. For more information please contact me at

Applications for this role will close for this role 10th March 2023 and interviews will take place the week commencing 13th March 2023.

Senior Backend JavaScript Engineer - Node JS - London - up to £100k - flexible hybrid working

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