Software Developer – Javascript/node.js - Edinburgh

Software Development
Ref: 267 Date Posted: Friday 15 Mar 2019
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Our client is looking for a Software Developer to join their busy, Edinburgh-based team.

As a software developer, you are expected to develop effective, robust software solutions to grow business and improve the quality in what our client delivers. It is crucial for a developer to be able to collaborate with many different levels and area of the business to understand delivery requirements.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive collaborative delivery of software solutions for our client’s automated reporting framework.
  • Contribute to high standards of team output. Writing clean, maintainable code which creates business solutions in an efficient, timely manner.

What you need to be successful

  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript (preferably Node.js)
  • Working knowledge of writing asynchronous software
  • Understanding of microservices architectures.
  • Working knowledge of Agile development best practices
  • Experience with database technologies (preferably MongoDB, file based db technology), data querying  and working with APIs (GraphQL experience or interest especially)
  • Strong test and quality delivery capabilities


In return you can expect:

Our client believes in continuously investing in their talent and offer an industry-leading training and development programme which includes:

  • a competitive training budget, open to all staff
  • a bespoke ILM Leadership Development Programme, supporting staff making the transition to management level
  • a full day each month for personal and professional development time, with access to ILM qualified internal trainers and learning resources.
  • merit-based promotion from within, and all vacancies are advertised internally
  • opportunities to make suggestions for positive change in a period of growth.


Additional benefits include:

  • Flexi-hours and working from home options.
  • Generous company pension contributions and life insurance
  • Monthly staff rewards and anniversary gifts starting at 1 years’ service
  • Flexible annual leave (34 days) with options to buy/sell leave.
  • Travel loan options to reduce monthly travel spend
  • Technology loans and discounts to allow you to keep up to date with the latest technology trends
  • Medical history disregard Private Medical Scheme

If you are interested in this role, please apply below now.