JavaScript Job: JavaScript, Node.js Backend Development - Milwauke

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Codeworks L.L.C


Milwaukee, Wisconsin - United States of America

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In January 2024, our client has again been named one of the World s Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine, a prestigious recognition the company has earned for several years. Our client secured the No. two ranking for social responsibility, quality of management, financial soundness and quality of products and services categories. The company also ranked highly for people management and use of corporate assets.
Position: JavaScript Software Engineer backend development
Duration: Through end of year with likelihood for extensions or hire
Location: Downtown Milwaukee
Technologies: NodeJS, TypeScript, AWS, NGINX, Lua, CI/CD pipeline
As a full-stack engineer, you ll be working on the Platform Engineering Team, building a modern application platform to host our company's growing suite of micro apps. You ll code in NodeJS/TypeScript daily, alongside modern tech, such as AWS, NGINX, Lua, and a robust CI/CD pipeline. Your day-to-day will be back-end development, although we may touch react from time-to-time.
Our clients are your fellow engineers, building microapps, dashboards and UI to service internal/external clients and other employees of the organization. Help us build the gateways, identity, and data microservices that hundreds of these apps depend upon.
You ll solve complex problems, collaborating with both architects and designers to deliver the platform.
Those Buzz Words:
Full Stack, NodeJS, Typescript, Proxies, AWS Cloud infrastructure, NGINX, Lua, NodeJS/TypeScript, React, CI/CD pipeline, Agile, Terraform, Azure, Authentication, Authorization, Caching, Encryption, Cloud Services
What We Can t Live Without:
  • Strong JavaScript experience building backend NodeJS micro-services. (TypeScript a plus).
  • You re comfortable building web apps or microservices and deploying them with git & pipelines.
  • You re open to learning new tech, and new areas of full stack that you re not familiar with. Maybe that s React, Kubernetes, AWS, or DevOps in general. We re willing to teach you, but you should be ready to learn.
  • Self-motivated and driven. A team player that effectively works well with other engineers, product owners, and non-technical roles. Strong communication skills with those same people.
  • 3+ years of engineering experience.
Nice To Haves:
  • Any experience in AWS, such as Dynamo, S3, Elasticache, EC2, IAM, etc.
  • Exposure to app servers, such as Nginx or Apache (Open Resty & Lua is even better).
  • Any familiarity with Computer Networks (DNS, routing, firewalls).
  • Any familiarity with OSI stack.
  • Comfortable with Unit Testing and Integration Testing and Best Practices (such as Jest).
  • Experience with Databases and Key/Value stores, such as Redis, MySql, etc.
  • Any experience with GraphQL.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership and the ability to work with a limited set of requirements.
Codeworks L.L.C. is a full-service IT Consulting and Staffing Services company. Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI with an additional office in Madison, WI Codeworks has more than 28 years of experience connecting great people to great companies. Codeworks services companies nationwide ranging from start-ups to Fortune 100 corporations. Our Recruiting team consists of highly skilled Talent Specialists who excel at evaluating, advising, and connecting IT professionals with new career opportunities that facilitate career growth.
At Codeworks, we're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce and beyond. We believe in equal opportunities and value the unique perspectives that every individual brings to our team. Join us in creating an inclusive, innovative, and collaborative workplace where your talents can thrive.
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