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Remote - Javascript Developer Node.js (IoT - Alexa, Google Home)

Purepoint


We are looking for a Javascript Engineer to assist with our Node.js projects. We specialise in building bespoke software for global businesses. We are remote-first by design and have a team of highly-skilled and multi-disciplined engineers. We are proponents of Agile methodologies and our primary focus is to deliver exceptional value to our customers.

Currently, we are building applications across retail, energy, and IoT sectors. Our applications make life simpler; whether its processing millions of transactions or automating the smart home.

We are looking for a talented Engineer with a very strong Javascript background to join our Node.js team. You should be used to working with Node, AWS (Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFormation)ServerlessVoice platform experience (Google Home, Alexa, Cortana etc) would give you a real competitive edge in this role too. This is a backend driven role, and you will be tackling difficult integration and architecture challenges.

This role is a full time, permanent position and you can work from wherever you want. Our remote-first team are spread across 14 different countries. Our HQ is based in London, UK and you are welcome to drop by to say hello!

Skills & Qualifications

  • MUST: Very strong Javascript background (Node, ES6)
  • MUST: Experience performing in a team and working harmoniously with others
  • MUST: Native level written and spoken English
  • MUST: Experience with complex backend systems design
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience integrating with voice systems (Google Home, Alexa etc)
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with different languages and technologies
  • SHOULD HAVE: Ability to navigate, understand, and reuse large existing codebases
  • SHOULD HAVE: A basic understanding of UI/UX design principles
  • SHOULD HAVE: Functional programming experience
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with complex server-side design

Responsibilities

This role is perfect for a candidate that not only enjoys development, but also wants to have input on the best approach and implementation method. On a typical day you will:

  • Take part in morning stand-up with the team via video
  • Work from a pull-based backlog of tickets writing server-side application logic to connect smart home devices and allow users to make voice command requests
  • Implement integrations between hardware and other third party voice input units such as Amazon Echo and Google Home
  • Write efficient and testable code
  • Review PRs created by your fellow team members