Backend Developer (NodeJS/Restful API)

Bangalore, India
Technology – Engineering /
Full Time /
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About the role

As an Associate Software Engineer you will be responsible for the system to work behind the scenes. Your role will be to integrate the application with all required systems and services and provide clean and easy to use API for the frontend part of the system. 


    • Work closely with frontend developers to design and develop functional, robust APIs to support internal and customer needs
    • Write both unit and integration tests, and develop automation tools for daily tasks
    • Develop high quality, well documented, and efficient code 
    • Manage and optimize scalable distributed systems in the cloud
    • Optimize internal and external applications for performance and scalability
    • Develop automated tests to ensure business needs are met, and write both unit and integration tests
    • Communicate regularly with stakeholders, project managers, quality assurance teams, and other developers regarding progress on long-term technology roadmap
    • Recommend systems solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchased alternatives

Key Skills (Domain Expertise)

    • 0-2 years of experience as a backend developer in common languages and frameworks (Java Spring Boot, NodeJS, python, etc.), functional programming in Scala 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or Engineering

Technical Skills

    • Experience with database systems, with knowledge of SQL and NoSQL stores (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, Couchbase, etc.)
    • Significant experience writing and utilizing autonomous services oriented RESTful API services and performance tuning largescale apps
    • Proficiency in NodeJS and TypeScript for backend development.
    • Experience with NestJS (optional but advantageous) for scalable server-side applications
    • Experience integrating with JavaScript frameworks, such as React, Angular JS, etc… is a plus
    • Ability to write effective unit, integration, and API tests
    • Deep knowledge of Object-Oriented programing and engineering principles like SOLID 
    • Nice to have knowledge of immutable infrastructure, infrastructure automation and provisioning tools

Mindset and Attributes

    • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate complex technical concepts and align organization on decisions
    • Sound problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly process complex information and present it clearly and simply
    • Utilizes team collaboration to create innovative solutions efficiently

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