Backend NodeJS Developer (English/Chinese speaking) PERMANENT Position

Posted on: 11 January 2022

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40 hours per week -

Permanent job -

Start: ASAP


Backend NodeJS developer (English/Chinese speaking)



  • 40 hours per week
  • Start: ASAP

Project Overview

Our client is building a virtual community that will revolutionize the way that personal services

providers are able to engage with their customers and run their enterprise. We believe that

people in the real economy are poorly served by digital platforms, and we want to be the

change that levels the playing field for creative energetic people disrupted by the working

from home revolution. To achieve this our client is building an online marketplace, to match

sellers and buyers of services, coupled with a live video streaming and real time payments

that will use AI & Machine Learning to automate the repetition of running your day-to-day


We exist to make conducting business online easier for the underserved majority of our


You are:

Passionate about what you do: You’re passionate enough to implement/share your ideas

and skills with your colleagues, be accountable for your work, have a strong work ethic and a

positive driven approach to solving problems.

Creative: You are constantly pushing for more original and innovative ideas and solutions

Hands On: You are proactive, productive, and willing to take direct action and control of

projects to achieve the execution of your vision. You will be working with senior management

and founders, and work hand in hand in defining the product for the technology teams to


A Team-player: You are someone who actively contributes to their group, to complete

tasks, meet goals or manage projects. You’re comfortable listening to co-workers, respect

their ideas and aim to improve the product or process at hand. You are also accepting of

other people, no matter their sexual orientation, religion, nationality, or race.

Required languages: You need o be fluent in English. Any Fluency in Chinese, (alongside fluency in English) would be a massive bonus!

What you’re going to do…

In order to maintain and improve our website, we are looking for a Backend/NodeJS

Developer to help us excel in creating the ultimate service platform.

The responsibilities of our Backend/NodeJS developer will be:

• Build high-performance applications by writing testable, reusable, and efficient code.

• Develop and maintain all server-side components.

• Develop high-performance and scalable APIs to serve clients.

• Collaborate with front-end developers on the integration of these APIs.

• Collaborate with remote development team.

• Design back-end services according to customer-facing UI for various business


• Implement effective security protocols, data protection measures, and storage


• Run diagnostic tests, repairing defects, and providing technical support.

In addition to your daily work, we also consider your personal development. In collaboration

with the founders and senior roles, you will set personal targets on a business level, but also

set goals for further professional development. You will experience a great work culture that

nurtures both creativity and growth.

Our client is a start-up, where changes and developments are part of your daily work. We are

therefore looking for someone who sees this as a challenge. Characteristics such as flexible,

enterprising and result-oriented are key.

Backend/NodeJS Developer Requirements:

Must Haves

3-5 years development working experience

1 year plus experience on using Cloud Platform. E.g GCP, AWS or Azure

• Strong proficiency in NodeJS and JavaScript including REST services and


3-years project experience on NodeJS frameworks like Express.JS (Simply Express)

• Good knowledge of SQL/NoSQL databases.

• Ability to develop services with polyglot persistence. E.g. MongoDB

• Basic working knowledge of front-end technologies like HTML5 and CSS3 and


• Experience writing unit/integration tests (Mocha, Chai, Jest etc.)

Good to Have

• 1 year experience on deploying application using GCP services like CloudRun, IAM,

Batch Processing and Cloud Filestore etc.

• Capability to maintain the project without any vulnerabilities.

• Knowledge of latest secure software concepts, OWASP

• Knowledge of dockering, docker-hub.

• Knowledge of deployment and release processes.

If you recognize yourself in this vacancy please DO NOT hesitate to apply for this role.


Sean Verhoef +31(0)20-3337629

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