Senior Backend Developer - node.js, SQL, javascript/typescript, vue

Roam Creative

Roam is looking for a Senior Backend Developer/Tech Lead with a passion for quality, a passion for client management, and a passion for everything .js

  • Javascript//TypeScript, Node.js, relational and NoSQL database dev, REST APIs
  • Roam has a global presence with massive growth plans in the next 12 months
  • Start-up vibes with enterprise-scale projects. The dream combo.

Roam specialises in building awe-inspiring digital products for customers in NZ, US, Aussie and Europe ranging from branding & visual design, mobile apps, user experience, high-end web development and tying it all into the internet of things. Android or iOS, we're all friends here. We develop with a strong focus on design-led thinking producing innovative and stunning apps with amazing, behind-the-scenes code.
We’re looking for a Senior Backend Developer/Tech Lead with a passion for technical innovation and a flair for stakeholder management. The age of JavaScript is upon us so come join us as we tackle frontend, backend, middle-end (where the hobbits are) and everything in between. You know, like mid-front end.
We want someone willing to pick up the reins on Node.js and help take our "Sauce" MBaaS to the next level.
  • Javascript / TypeScript backend development is and will remain your first love
  • Node.js, and other JS-based development
  • Relational and NoSQL database development
  • Working closely with our clients and building trusting relationships 
  • Attending client workshops and working with our Architects to build flawless systems for beautiful products
  • Working with our mobile and frontend developers to create beautiful REST APIs
  • Backends for games, iBeacons, Taxi Apps, Video Conferencing, Fintech - we build it all.
  • Your audience. How to talk to a developer vs. how to talk to a client.
  • There's REST for the RESTful
  • Great experiences are made of stunning interfaces & clever code
  • All JavaScript code is not created equal (or is that ===)
  • Bleeding edge can cut both ways
  • Experience with Node.js and bonus points for GraphQL
  • The best products are a combination of design, code and a dash of love
  • CV to the top of the stack if you include existing sites, web apps or GitHub repos so you can show us what you’re made of

  • You can talk to clients. Yes. In plain English.
  • You’ve written your own JS web apps in your own time
  • You know that cutting corners isn't cutting edge
  • You’re passionate about the latest tech & framework
  • You understand the role design plays in successful products
  • You’re keen to learn and keen to teach

  • In the heart of the CBD in a gorgeous, newly renovated office 
  • As the Aussie extension of a well-established creative house, you get the best of both worlds of start-up vibes paired with enterprise-scale work
  • We'll train you further with a range of great opportunities and innovative projects under the guidance of our Head of Web, talented Architects and dev teams across NZ and Australia

Applicants must already be eligible to work in Australia