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Backend Engineer, Remote -  (Node.js)

Backend Engineer, Remote - (Node.js) - London/UK

£60k

My client, an award-winning Publishing House is looking for anexperienced Backend Engineer (Node.js) to join an agile development team that is helping evolve their core Digital News products.

NB: This role is fully remote, but you have to based and living in the UK to apply.

The Publishing House is one of the largest commercial publisher and digital platforms in the UK and is home to the UK and Ireland's most iconic digital platforms, magazines and newspapers.

Last year they sold millions of newspapers, with millions of readers for just one of their brands each month.

Their network of websites is extensive and provide 24/7 coverage of news, sport and showbiz stories, with billions of page views per year.

Key Responsibilities

We're looking for two engineers to help work on improving our digital presence, from enhancing the reader experience through to improving the editorial workflow.

Our main strategic projects at the moment include evolving our digital platforms to support the next generation of news, and improving our sites to reflect each brand's individuality.

We are looking for people who care deeply about the code they write while at the same time are able to bridge the gap between the technical and the business areas of the company effectively.

We want people who look further than the technical aspects of the work and care deeply about the human aspect of our products.

You will be responsible for designing, testing and implementing improvements to our news products, and the work you do here will ultimately be consumed by millions of people.

The Ideal Candidate

Tech Stack

The main products use a Java-based CMS, running in Tomcat and hosted in AWS.

This is used for both content creation and delivering the presentation layer for our websites.

The trend in recent years has been away from a Java monolith towards Node.js based systems and microservices.

We are currently plan




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