Back-end Developer (Node.js)

at Reposit in London

(₤40000 - ₤47500 per year)

Reposit is a Property/FinTech start-up working to make renting fairer. We’ve just closed a big funding round and we’re looking for an exceptional back-end developer to improve and expand our web applications.

As a close-knit team of 8, every person has a big impact on the rest of the team. We love coffee, ranking the local food spots, and after work beers/wines.

We’re a fast-moving and dedicated team – disrupting the rental market in the UK is no mean feat.

Who are you?

You are an ambitious developer who enjoys working on scaleable back-end systems using Node.js. You’re a fast learner who loves a challenge. You have startup experience, or a strong desire to work in one. You are hungry to improve and develop your skills as we grow and evolve as a company.

You’ll be the second hire in the Development team, working directly with the CTO.

You will be:

  • Adding new features to our fast and secure JSON API
  • Liaising with frontend developers to support our web app
  • Designing and implementing a public REST API for integration with external partners and services
  • Able to have significant input into tech decisions
  • Designing the way we store data in our relational Postgres database
  • Deploying our applications into the cloud with AWS



  • Minimum 2 years commercial back-end experience
  • Minimum 1 years commercial Node.js experience
  • Experience designing and building scalable REST APIs
  • Working knowledge of ES6/7 Javascript
  • Love learning about best practices and latest technologies
  • Experience writing automated tests with common testing frameworks
  • Passionate about working in a startup
  • Familiarity with CI systems (We use Jenkins)
  • Understanding of SQL database design
  • Git/GitHub


  • Testing frameworks (Mocha/Chai/Should.js)
  • Experience in API development and best practices (testing, documenting, versioning, monitoring)
  • Understanding of latest front-end technologies (React, Redux etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS services (EC2, ELB, VPC, S3)
  • Appreciate the value of writing clean and maintainable code
  • Experience with agile working practices
  • Commercially minded approach to development
  • You’ve already worked in a startup environment
  • Postgres

Benefits (finally!)

  • Salary dependent on experience (£40-47.5K)
  • Salary review every 6 months
  • Flexible working hours and working from home
  • A shiny new MacBook, monitor, and accessories
  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Private healthcare
  • Great office space a couple of minutes away from Shoreditch High Street

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Published at 15 Feb 2018
Expires on 13 Apr 2018