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Snr Backend Engineer (Java and Node.js) : Remote/ UK

Snr Backend Engineer (Java and Node.js) - Remote/ UK

£80k basic

The Company:

My client is an award-winning Publishing House.

They are one of the largest commercial publishers and digital platforms in the UK and are home to the UK and Ireland's most iconic digital platforms, magazines, and newspapers.

The Role:

They are looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join an agile development team that supports their Editorial Tool.

You will help their journalists and editors to have the best experience while creating content for their key websites.

This role can be 100% home based or hybrid - your choice !

Key Responsibilities:

? The Editorial Tools team is focused on creating and maintaining the systems that their journalists and editors use daily to create the content for their web sites.
? You will be liaising with the team's Product Manager and other relevant stakeholders on a daily basis to understand their priorities and apply technology to develop and optimise their online publications.
? You will be responsible for designing, testing and implementing improvements to thier news products, and the work you'll do here will ultimately be consumed by millions of people.
? Can lead on most complex work; understands and is accountable for following departmental processes and KPIs; responsible for checking other people's work.

The Ideal Candidate must have:

? Observability (Splunk, Elastic Observability, Sentry, New Relic, etc)
? Two major languages, need to include Java or Node.js
? Relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc)
? Non-relational databases (MongoDB, DynamoDB, Redis, CouchDB, etc)
? Modern web microservice architecture (GraphQL, Restful API, etc)
? Modern integration and communication with streams (Kafka, AWS SQS, AWS Kinesis, RabbitMQ, etc)
? Modern Serverless Cloud platforms: AWS Lambda, AWS AppSync, Firebase Functions, etc)

Some other things that they would like in a candidate (you don't have to check all to

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