Node JS Engineer

Titel: Node JS Engineer
Vertragsart: Contract
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Gehalt/Honorar: US$50 - US$70 per hour
Beginn: ASAP
Laufzeit: 6 Months
Ref: NODEJSENG2019_1551127950
Name des Kontakts: Joe Southgate
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Veröffentlicht am: seit 3 Monaten


Node JS Engineer - Durham - 6 Month Contract to Hire

Oliver James Associates are currently partnering with a fast growing insurance organization in Durham, NC who are looking to build their development team. Here are the details:


  • Designs and develops solutions using JavaScript and Javascript Technologies (especially Node, Express, React), and other related technologies
  • Participates in the complete software development lifecycle including design, specifications, and development through implementation; participates in daily standups, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and sprint retrospectives
  • Promotes and drives use of agile and DevOps methodologies and patterns including continuous integration, continuous testing, test-driven development, continuous delivery, etc.
  • Partners with architecture for design and review of projects with respect to adherence to standards, enterprise models, strategies, and best practices
  • Supports the full lifecycle implementation of artifacts including containers and AWS
  • Responsible for promoting designs allowing for flexibility in user interfaces, APIs, and technologies (e.g., mobile applications, web applications, third party integrations)
  • Responsible for the analysis of legacy and acquired technologies and the execution plan to transform legacy technology to the strategic technology stack
  • Develop and maintain unit tests and test automation
  • Ensures creation and maintenance of documentation including stories, OpenAPI specs, system requirements, system design, use cases, project artifacts, etc.
  • Provide proof-of-concept/minimally viable production-grade prototypes that set examples regarding new technology or design patterns
  • Periodically review code from staff and vendor contractors and direct enhancements
  • Designs and/or documents process models and flows, rules, and solutions
  • Ensure the performance of the developed solution(s) meet expectation and requirement


  • 3+ years of experience developing and designing solutions using Javascript and Javascript technologies (e.g., Node, Express, React)
  • Demonstrated commitment to building and maintaining appropriate documentation including stories, code comments, system/functional requirements, system designs, and use cases
  • Strong SQL database table and query development experience; similar experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and cache databases such as Redis preferred
  • Experience designing and developing distributed systems solutions in a microservice architecture
  • Experience with agile projects and CI/CT/CD processes and tools
  • Demonstrated ability to build unit tests, mock objects, and/or QA test automation
  • Excellent knowledge of data integration, integration patterns, and orchestrations; strong REST API understanding is a must, with the ability to work with SOAP services as needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts to a technical and non-technical audience
  • Demonstrated ability to establish relationships and build rapport to influence colleagues at all levels, uncover business issues, and identify needs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related field
  • Experience deploying to AWS
  • Experience with containerized solutions (OpenShift, Docker, ECS/EKS)
  • Experience with GraphQL for orchestrations
  • Experience in the insurance domain is a plus
  • Experience working in a hybrid on- and off-shore model
  • Experience with JIRA, Bamboo, Bitbucket, Ansible, Confluence, and similar tools a major plus

If you are interested please respond with an updated resume.