Backend NodeJS Developer

Tenure: Full Time Position

Integrate APIs, microservices to enable Malaysia's largest online healthcare platform


  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle of implementing digital applications from plan, design, build, test, deploy and maintain
  • Work as part of a dynamic, interactive Agile team developing and delivering digital services while also able to work independently
  • Write complex backend programs, analyze code changes and make suggestions to improve code complexity for maintainability, and scalability
  • Reason logically and creatively, identifying problems, drawing valid conclusions from the data available, and developing effective solutions while applying creative thinking in the design and development of high performing web applications.
  • Gather and address technical and design requirements.
  • Collaborate with Front-end develops to integrate user-facing elements with server side
  • Liaise with developers, designers, and system administrators to identify new features
  • Create NodeJS applications using REST APIs in support of specific deliverables
  • Make extensive use of REST APIs across platforms
  • Maintain databases across different platforms
  • Write clean code to develop functional web applications
  • Develop APIs for consumption by other web applications
  • Learn fast, excel, and deliver at a quick pace
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications

Technical Requirements

  • Experience in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 is mandatory
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Commercial experience with NodeJS and ExpressJS or equivalent
  • Experience with relational databases PostgreSQL
  • Experience with NoSQL databases like Google Firebase or MongoDB
  • Ability to create and maintain backend REST API
  • Ability to integrate different REST API from a wide ecosystem
  • Understanding of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds

Additional Experience Considerations

  • Previous experience on eCommerce platforms e.g. Magento, Shopify
  • Previous experience on any sort of booking, listing platforms
  • Familiar with JavaScript coding standards
  • Experience with AMP HTML a plus
  • Experience with Search Engine Optimization a plus
  • Experience with PMO tools like Jira
  • Advantage with have background in setting up AWS services e.g. EC2, S3
  • Advantage with Apache and nginx
  • Advantage with cybersecurity experience
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