Back-End JavaScript Developer

Industry: Finance
Company size: 251-10K

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Job description

A fast-growing company that is on a mission to transform the financial industry with their world-class trading platform is looking for a Back-End JavaScript Developer. The developer will be responsible for ensuring that the front-end and back-end components are integrated seamlessly by working closely with front-end engineers, designers, and other team members. The company’s platform is making it easier for traders to access novel investment opportunities and transform their trading experience. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates to test their mettle and work in a dynamic environment. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Build APIs, manage routing, and specify the business logic for the application in server-side code that handles incoming HTTP requests and generates responses
  • Develop GraphQL or RESTful APIs to help in front- and back-end communication
  • Design API endpoints, manage data validation, and ensure security are all taken care of
  • Connect the application to SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Make your own middleware to take care of things like request/response modification, logging, error handling, and authentication checks
  • Create alerts and monitoring tools to proactively find and fix problems
  • Make sure the program can expand horizontally to accommodate more users
  • Create integration, end-to-end, and unit tests to validate the accuracy and dependability of the back-end code
  • Implement security best practices to identify and fix security flaws like SQL injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) to safeguard against common threats
  • Implement logging tools to monitor the performance and behavior of the applications
  • Put user authentication and authorization systems in place to protect the back-end services
  • For more effectiveness, locate performance bottlenecks and improve code and database queries

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience as a back-end developer
  • Extensive experience working with JavaScript and Node.js
  • Solid understanding of GraphQL, RESTful APIs, SQL, and NoSQL
  • Familiarity with JIRA and Agile is nice to have
  • Great collaboration and time-management skills
  • Ability to work well autonomously without being micromanaged
  • Excellent conversational and written English communication skills

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