NodeJS Lead

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We believe diversity of thought is critical. Surrounding yourself with smart peers from diverse backgrounds should drive you. We are a passionate group of technologists, creators and driven executors that challenge each other respectfully!

We are looking for a NodeJS Lead to join our global Engineering team and work together with us in building GajiGesa. As a NodeJS Lead, you will play a critical role in leading our backend team, spearheading technical initiatives, and ensuring the successful execution of backend projects. You will be responsible for guiding and mentoring a team of developers, while actively participating in the architectural decisions and system design process. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong leadership skills and a passion for cutting-edge technologies.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience in backend development
  • Strong expertise in PgSQL, Node.js, and TypeScript
  • Experience with Kafka, TypeORM, and GraphQL
  • Proficiency in NestJS framework
  • Hands-on experience with AWS services
  • Has practically implemented PgSQL Read Replica and Database Sharding
  • Should have experience of working with a tech startup company
  • Solid understanding of software development principles, design patterns, and best practices
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong leadership and mentoring abilities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills


  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the backend development team
  • Lead backend technical initiatives and ensure their successful execution
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define system architecture and design scalable solutions
  • Mentor and develop team members, fostering their growth and technical expertise
  • Conduct code reviews to maintain code quality and adherence to best practices
  • Ensure the team follows agile development methodologies and meets project deadlines
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements and translate them into technical solutions
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies, identifying opportunities for innovation and improvement
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues in a timely manner

At GajiGesa, we value innovation, collaboration, and a passion for excellence. As a NodeJS Lead, you will have the opportunity to shape our backend architecture and contribute to the growth and success of our organization. If you are a highly skilled professional seeking an exciting and challenging role, we encourage you to apply.

If you experience problems when submitting your application through this platform, you can send your resume/CV directly to [email protected]. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Thank you and good luck!

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