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Backend JavaScript Developer

Leeds, UK
Full time
Published on
7th Jul 2022
To apply send your CV & a covering letter to

Be Groundbreaking.

We’re on the hunt for a talented Backend JavaScript Developer to join our pretty incredible Development Team.

This role offers hybrid working arrangements, allowing you to work from our central Leeds office and from home (within flexible hours).


  • Developing on a wide variety of projects within the development team and seeing them through to completion – these will vary in size, scope, and complexity, with the majority focussed on native app development.
  • Taking full ownership and management of your own workload, independently seeking, actioning, and reporting on tasks, making full use of Zeal’s workload management tools.
  • Communicating effectively with the development team and Project Managers regarding workload progress, escalating issues where required.
  • Accurately scoping proposed work, performing quality assurance, and assisting with code reviews on your team’s work.                
  • Taking a lead role in the ownership of mid-sized projects: including planning, execution, quality assurance, and post-launch support.
  • Development of a range of web applications and apps utilising JavaScript-based frameworks and libraries.
  • Being pro-active in continually developing skillset and industry knowledge, sharing learnings and experience with the team where possible.

The Person

We’re looking for a Developer who wants to be part of a collaborate team and get stuck in with both producing great work and enhancing our offering to clients.

We’re looking for:

  • Strong knowledge with Jest
  • Experience in end-to-end testing
  • Strong understanding of NodeJS frameworks (Adonis 4/5)
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Extensive knowledge of JS, ES6 onwards
  • Strong knowledge of Typescript
  • Good understanding of databases and database architecture

Plus, even better if you tick the boxes for one or more of the following!

  • Comfortable with external service (eg. Google APIs)
  • Experience with React / React Native
  • Knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • A keen eye for detail with UI/UX
  • Understanding of AWS services
  • Knowledge of Laravel
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

To apply send your CV & a covering letter to

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