Lead Developer Node.js (Migration from Python)

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Project Description & Role

K&C is looking for a lead developer with Node.js to join our team and work on the events platform of one of the world’s largest events companies.

You will be working with highly motivated and talented engineers in both the UK and around the globe on creating frontend and backend vertical services with quality, performance and scale in mind at every step of the way.

We are using a variety of technologies covering lambdas, asynchronous services, microservices hosted in AWS and utilising AWS services.

As a Lead Engineer, you will work with talented engineers toward enriching the experience of our users and partners. As an overview, the role involves:

  • Contributing to all aspects of the services under the team’s ownership, which includes design, implementation, refactoring, automated testing, deployment, and uptime of the services
  • Helping set the vision of the services under the team’s ownership
  • Building the technology by well-tested services that gradually grow over time, and that provide plenty of insight into production performance

You should be:

  • A team player, strong communication skills
  • Innovative and open to new ideas
  • Analytical + conceptual thinking and working
  • Able to bring solutions to complex problems and implementing them

Requirements:

  • Relevant Node.js programming experience
  • Passionate about coding
  • A good understanding of continuous delivery, writing unit tests and automated testing
  • Comfort working on multiple tiers of modern applications, frontend and backend
  • Understanding how the web works and how to make it efficient (HTTP, caching, page rendering, sockets, etc)
  • Interest in design, not only in the product and visual sense, but also in coding and technical architecture
  • Ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences

Should answer to the majority: 

  • Node for lambdas
  • Some Python knowledge
  • AWS: SES, S3, Cognito, SNS, API Gateway, EKS, RDS (Postgres)
  • Excellent knowledge of J2EE architecture and design patterns
  • Object Oriented Design methodologies
  • Service oriented Architectures
  • Solid knowledge of OOP
  • Knowledge of functional software concepts

Why join the K&C team and this project?

  • German IT Company with HQ in Munich
  • 10 years in Ukraine, 20 years in Europe
  • competitive compensation;
  • talented team without hierarchies
  • 20 workdays of vacation per year, 15 days of paid sick leave;
  • Sportlife subscription;
  • Fulltime remote work possible; as is being based in one of our offices in Kyiv, Krakow, Minsk, and Sofia, if you prefer an office environment or hybrid
  • flexible working schedule.

Sounds interesting? We are excited to get to know you!

If you have any questions you would like to ask or if there is any additional information you would like to receive, please feel free to get in touch via either [email protected] or the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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Working with K&C

K&C has a win-win organisational culture –
we know we only succeed when our team members do too!

K&C is an international software development company with 100+ experts split between our offices in Munich (HQ) Kyiv, Krakow, Prague, and Sofia. We provide consulting and direct services for the complex IT-Projects of major European clients such as Commerzbank, Nestle, Bosch, Raiffeisen, METRO, DER Touristik, Lufthansa and others.

At K&C we work with different projects — websites, portals, platforms, mobile (iOS, Android), intranet-systems. The combination of our expertise in cutting-edge technologies, 15 years’ collaborative experience with leading European clients, and a friendly and productive work environment has enabled us to turn traditional IT outsourcing into a reliable and competitive product.

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