Contract - Back End Engineer (Node.js, Serverless)

Back End Engineer (Node.js, AWS, AWS Lambda)
Do you want to work on a completely greenfield project, building a new start-up that could potentially disrupt the way we travel? 

BCG Digital Ventures (part of Boston Consulting Group) invents, invests in and incubates start-ups in partnerships with corporate companies. We are incubating a start-up over the next few months and will be looking for experienced engineers to join us, working on the design and development of the new product under the direction of the Venture CTO. 

What will you be doing? 

Implementing highly scalable and maintanable backend services in Node.js
Collaborating with a team of engineers and designers across the venture team to ensure we deliver an empowering user experience
Communicating ideas across the cross-functional team in an effective manner
Sharing technical solutions and product ideas through design reviews, pair programming, code reviews and discussions
Utilising a proactive and responsive approach to problem solving

What are we looking for? 

Strong knowledge of application and system architectures using design patterns, OOP and development best practices
Excellent experience developing scalable solutions at pace with Node.js
Experience of developing applications that use sensitive data, with an appreciation for cryptography and encryption, is highly desirable
Previous experience deploying to the Cloud, ideally AWS
Experience working with AWS Lambda is highly desirable
We'll also be working with CircleCI and Heroku
A confident communicator who will work well with the team and happily collaborate
Experience of working with team members to encourage the writing of clean, elegant code using test-first approaches
A background working in teams using Agile approaches

Our tech stack: 
ES6, Node.js, React.js, AWS, AWS Lambda, Heroku, Circle CI

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