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Software Engineer (Node.js)

About the job

Young Innovations builds custom products across several languages - PHP, Python, Node JS and Javascript - for a broad range of clients within the global development sector. As a Software Engineer at YoungInnovations you will take up the challenge of leading a high-performing team working on multiple products at any given time, while ensuring they maintain a focus on delivering high quality products.


You will work closely with your Department Lead and other Software Engineers to ensure that code is of high quality, that our QA processes are followed down to the letter, that the product backlog gets organised, updated and completed during every Sprint. It’s also down to you to communicate effectively and professionally with the client, to own the product development and to ensure that your team is sufficiently resourced in order to deliver great quality products on time.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and develop the best technical design and approach for new products or technologies
  • Lead project team in delivering the quality product
  • Coach and mentor project team in processes and methodologies
  • Write quality code with utmost attention to scalability and performance
  • Enforce coding standards in the project team through formal code reviews
  • Identify project risks and clearly communicate risks and expectations to your team members and your management
  • Communicate proactively with clients regarding projects’ status and progress
  • Stay aware of industry trends and use these to make informed technology choices and strategic decisions

Work on exciting and challenging Projects

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About you

You are a team player who loves tech products the way you’d love your own kids, with a mean eye for detail and a passion for finding new ways to improve any product! You are a knock-out expert in your field, you love to learn and you see huge value in sharing that learning and expertise with your team in order to help them improve. You eat and breathe technology and are able to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt readily to change.

Your experience

  • At least 2-3 years of experience as Node Developer and leading project teams
  • Strong command over Object oriented programming concepts
  • Proficient in Nodejs and Express Framework
  • Proficient in vanilla javascript and experience in at least one of the MV frameworks
  • Experienced in writing unit tests
  • Working knowledge of git and its branching models
  • Working knowledge of linux system and server administration
  • Working knowledge of PostgreSQL
  • Proven experience in software architecture design
  • Experience working in agile environment and scrum/kanban teams
  • Experienced in code reviews
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze quantitatively, scope technical requirements and prioritize deliverables
  • A strong self-manager, very well-organized, with excellent time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, with a focus on clear and proactive communication
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills

Nice to have

  • Experience with HTML5/CSS3, ReactJS, NoSQL databases, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ
  • Understanding of QA process
  • Have used various programming languages and paradigms
  • Have some experience in/passionate about the development sector

To apply

Feel like this position been tailor-made for you? Are you the perfect fit? Tell us why you think so. Send your CV, a snappy cover letter which highlights your expertise, skills and experience, and any relevant links/attachments to your work to our Careers team with the post you are applying for as the subject atcareers@codingmountain.com