Senior Node.js Developer

  • Job Reference: 473423044-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Doddle
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Housekeeping & Maintenance, Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Doddle started out as a consumer-facing logistics company but quickly evolved to become one of the leading players in B2B retail/e-commerce white label technology. Our client list now comprises of some of the world's top brands, including Amazon, M&S, JD Sports Group, Walmart and Nike.

We also have technology partnerships with the largest national postal carriers across the globe, such as USPS, Yamato & Australia Post, whose combined parcel volumes are in the billions.

We are a team of about 80 people across the UK, USA, Australia, and Japan, and are rapidly growing. We hail from many different backgrounds and cultures, but we are all singularly focused on making retail better for businesses, consumers, and the planet.

About the role:

In this senior/team lead role you will work closely with the product teams and wider business to ensure that our software products and solutions are delivered to our usual high standard, efficiently and on time, so we can continue to delight our ever-growing global customer base.


  • Understand SDLC
  • Passionate Developer & DevOps advocate
  • Deliver well considered, clean and efficient code in various software languages, to modern code standards
  • Investigate, analyse and document reported defects.
  • Perform maintenance programming and correction of any identified defects
  • Make architectural decisions and design solutions to meet business requirements
  • Create, document, and implement unit test plans, scripts, and test harnesses
  • Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates
  • Integrate software with existing systems
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation
  • Work closely with the wider business and product teams
Our tech stack:
  • React.js
  • Node.js
  • AWS (later multi-cloud)
  • Kubernetes
  • Containers
  • NoSQL Database
  • Github
  • Drone CI

  • Deep knowledge of backend node.js
  • Good working knowledge of Kubernetes
  • Experience designing and building microservices
  • Experience in API development
  • Knowledge of languages: JavaScript (Node.js)
  • Experience in frameworks/systems Git, Kubernetes
  • Experience with Agile & Scrum development methodologies
  • Proven experience as a Developer, with a successful track record of designing and implementing quality software products
  • Working on enterprise grade products - scalability, performance, security, testing
  • Experience mentoring junior software developers on design patterns, development best practices and DevOps trade-offs
  • Familiarity with a cloud native ecosystem
  • Design, develop and implement unit and contract testing for existing code bases
Nice to haves:
  • Unix experience
  • NoSQL
  • Prometheus
  • Understanding of the Software as a Service (SaaS) model in the online environment Experience debugging distributed systems
  • £1000/year personal training budget
  • Free time to research and learn
  • Early Friday finish (3pm)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical
  • Macbook/PC/Monitors etc
  • Flexi-working
  • Free fruit & coffee (in office)
  • Remote working
  • Bonus scheme
  • Access to EAP and remote GP services 24/7
  • Generous holiday package including your birthday off
  • Life assurance
  • Two volunteering days for a charity of your choice/year
  • Flexible religious holidays
  • Telephone Call
  • Tech Exercise
  • Group Video Call
  • Video Call (CTO)
  • Offer
Node.js, Kubernetes, Microservices, APIs, JavaScriptNode.js, Kubernetes, Microservices, APIs, JavaScript, Unix, NoSQL, Prometheus, SaaS