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Full Stack Developer (React / Node / PostgreSQL) - Home based/remote

Ref: 512 Date Posted: Tuesday 16 May 2023
Full Stack Developer (React / Node / PostgreSQL)
Newton Blue is the on-site recruiter for a number of the UK's leading tech co's, including Cegedim Healthcare Solutions - delivering innovative solutions for the NHS, GP Practices, Dispensing Pharmacies and Healthcare Data research. Their solutions, and the work you could be doing, play a pivotal role in helping the NHS deliver a better service, improving patient outcomes and the health of the UK’s population.
We are looking for an experienced Full Stack Developer to join a new development team which focuses on building complete ‘front to back’ features and releasing them to customers. It’s a role which will allow you to go heavy on either backend or frontend (React), working with greenfield architecture in a team of 3 developers, 2 testers and a Tech Lead across the UK plus other team members based in our Cairo, Egypt development facility
You’ll be involved in the design, development and maintenance of high-quality software applications, participating in design workshops, peer code reviews, unit testing, test-driven development and refactoring.
Developing exciting new software applications using modern, best practice development techniques, design patterns and quality standards.
  • Participating in solution designs, designs workshops and peer code reviews
  • The unit testing and refactoring of new and existing web applications
  • Applying best practice development techniques, including patterns and coding standards
  • Active participation in user story and acceptance criteria creation, estimation and testing
  • Active participation in all aspects of the Scrum framework, including Sprint Goals, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, Daily Stand-ups and Retrospectives
  • Actively learning new technologies to satisfy business and architectural demands
 What can we offer?
  • Competitive salary
  • Good benefit package
  • Home working and homeworking set-up
  • Extensive exposure to cloud and AWS
  • Working on a range of innovative features which contribute to the health and well-being of the UK population
Who are we looking for? 
Someone with an aptitude and interest in seeking out and applying new technologies, an enthusiastic and inspirational approach to software development, a track record of delivering software to agreed quality and cost, with a keenness to challenge, innovate and champion new ideas.
An experienced Software Developer with a strong handle on design Patterns such as MVC, MVVM and excellent JavaScript knowledge with a solid understanding of composition.
  • Solid understanding of best practices for Javascript / Typescript, Node / Express, NestJS / React / Redux, ORM / PostgresSQL
  • Strong experience with Front End development using JavaScript and related frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue)
  • Strong HTML5, CSS skills and a very strong understanding of state management, such as Redux
  • Experience developing Node.js Express applications
  • Experience using database Object Relational Mapping, such as Sequelize, to integrate with PostgreSQL
  • Web Services, REST, XML, GraphQL, JSON
  • Deep understanding of web standards and architecture
  • Experience in front end deployment and using build tools, writing good quality, tested code with good Unit Test coverage
  • Experience implementing feature toggles for continuous deployment
  • Experience of Visual Studio Code, Material UI or similar front end UX libraries
  • Best practice around implementing responsive design and exposure and application of UX design principles
  • Knowledge and experience of agile development methods (e.g. XP, Scrum, Kanban) and practices (e.g. Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Refactoring)
Desirable skills and experience:
  • Experience building serverless functions in Cloud solutions such as AWS.
  • Containerisation, Docker.
  • Secure programming practices, really a general understanding of Web security
  • The Atlassian toolset including JIRA, Confluence, GIT and BitBucket.
  • Healthcare domain knowledge