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Senior JavaScript Developer

We are looking for a Senior Full Stack JavaScript Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users, as well as translating the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce the visual elements of the application. You will also design the overall architecture of the web application and evolve it to ensure maximum performance and stability.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design of the overall architecture of the web application
  • Implementation of a robust set of services and APIs to power the web application
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimisation of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements
  • Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application

Skills & Knowledge

  • Proficient knowledge of the JavaScript programming language
  • Good understanding of React.js, Redux, and Node.js
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms (such as mobile vs, desktop), and optimising output to match the specific platform
  • Good understanding of server-side templating languages
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Ability to implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Basic understanding of Microservices and Component-Based Architecture
  • Good understanding of Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Basic understanding of Unit Testing and TDD
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like Git
  • Familiarity with development aiding tools like Webpack and Docker

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Node.js Developer

Hindawi’s open source peer review system is a fresh take on the existing, decades-old system which allows researchers to get their work peer-reviewed and published in scientific journals. The new platform is open source, developed as part of Hindawi’s collaboration with the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation. This role will challenge and sharpen your engineering skills to ship code with demanding requirements in terms of scalability, availability, and performance. Most importantly, you will be working arm in arm with a passionate group of people, in your team and across the organization, that strives to deliver a reliable and amazing experience to our customers every day.

 

Responsibilities

  • Focus on designing and implementing scalable, testable and maintainable web apps
  • Help resolve technical issues/blockers as a developer on the team
  • Perform thorough and thoughtful code reviews to help maintain a high standard of code quality
  • Work with teams across the open-source ecosystem to troubleshoot/determine a resolution for complex issues
  • Ensure, together with your team, that our services are operating reliably in production
  • Champion good habits (development techniques, TDD, security, and tech debt balance, agile habits) within your team
  • Be creative, take your own initiative and solve some of our most challenging problems

Skills & Knowledge

  • 2+ plus years of experience in your craft with demonstrated skill progression
  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript, REST API, Git (or similar) and express (or similar)
  • Familiarity with Domain Driven Development, AWS, monorepos, and GraphQL
  • Competent at making data-driven decisions
  • Develop systems that are scalable, resilient, maintainable, and highly available
  • A tenacious learner, curious and constantly pushing the boundary of what is possible
  • A highly effective collaborator, you work with your team towards common goals
  • Self-driven: passionate about taking complete ownership of your tasks and championing efforts to get your tasks to completion

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If any of the above positions have piqued your interest or if you think you'd be a good fit for us, we’d be more than happy to meet you.

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