JavaScript Job: Software Developer

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Nottingham, England - United Kingdom

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JavaScript Job Details

At THRIVE, we build systems which help big organisations to encourage a positive culture of learning and continuing professional development.

As a Node/Microservices Developer, you’ll be focused on implementing scalable web services using modern coding methods and standards.

The successful candidate will be committed to delivering quality software with a strong understanding of the development practices that contribute to software quality, continuous integration, code and design review.

You’ll collaborate with a highly experienced technical team, working with and alongside members of the product team and microservice developers, as we implement and enhance our tools and services.

Key responsibilities

  • Implementing and enhancing microservices
  • Reviewing and contributing to technical documentation
  • Participating in code reviews
  • Developing highly testable code, with automated tests which demonstrate success against acceptance criteria

What we’re looking for

  • Experience implementing microservices using NodeJS with Nest.JS or similar
  • Strong understanding of REST, GraphQL and asynchronous messaging
  • Experience developing for scalable cloud applications with stateless services and distributed architecture
  • Experience with MongoDB or other NoSQL databases
  • Confident writing automated tests, including unit tests and integration tests
  • Confident with version control systems including Git

Useful Skills

  • Familiarity with React.JS
  • Experience implementing serverless functions, particularly using AWS Lambda
  • Experience working with AWS services, ideally including Cloudformation
  • Experience creating and enhancing queries for Elasticsearch
  • Experience of using a typed Javascript language such as Typescript
  • Experience of Continuous Integration and Deployment advantageous
  • Appreciation of DevOps principles
  • Working knowledge of Docker or other container technologies

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£65,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme


  • Unlimited paid holidays
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday