Back End Node.js Developer

London, United Kingdom · Product


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Urban Massage is on a mission to change the way urban people access wellness services. The first step is to make the $77billion massage services market accessible globally, by connecting highly skilled service providers with users through our world-class proprietary apps. So far, Urban Massage operates in 5 Markets including, London, Paris and Vienna.


We are looking for a great back-end developer to join us.

Our product team is full of highly-skilled multi-disciplined engineers working closely with each other across design, engineering and testing. Our fast-moving team bring together strategy, creativity and technology in agile programmes of work. We embrace strong development standards, continuous integration, peer review, test automation and replicable deployment processes. Within this role, you'd be encouraged to explore new technologies and take ownership of your work.

Our bleeding-edge backend platform is formed of an API-gateway + micro service architecture written in Typescript (running on Node.js). Our data layer uses a combination of different storage engines picked for the best fit to each use case, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Neo4J, MongoDB and Redis, Our front end stack includes AngularJS, React and MobX among others.



· Strong experience in Node.js with Express.

· Knowledge of Typescript and / or Flowscript.

· Familiarity with SQL and at least one other database (preferably schema-less).

· Strong and up to date vanilla JavaScript skills including ES2016.

· You write testable, extendable and maintainable code.

· Experience identifying and applying industry standard best practices.

· Collaborated with colleagues from other business areas on projects in previous roles.

· Git / SVN or similar version control experience.

· A self-driven attitude and a desire to work in a fast-paced environment.



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