backend developer (nodejs) in Singapore

stella yoe, randstad
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S$ 6,000 - S$ 8,000 per month

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information technology
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S$ 6,000 - S$ 8,000 per month
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stella yoe, randstad
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about company

our client is an edtech startup that has been founded since 2016 by a linguist and a computer scientist from Oxford and UCL. They developed a learning platform that makes education scalable, effective and accessible. Based in London, Cardiff, Singapore and China, with customers all over the world, they are on a mission to help children learn critical skills, affordably and effectively, no matter their background or level of wealth. They are now ready to expand their team and innovate new features, with a target of teaching 100 million children critical skills by 2025.

about job

As a Backend Engineer, you will implement the architecture to scale their backend across China and the rest of the world. You are responsible for building and shipping the framework that powers their content and tools across the learning platform in a cross functional team running Scrum with weekly sprints

skills and experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years professional engineering experience
  • Startup experience preferred
  • Experience with developing and managing backend services at scale
  • NodeJS preferred. Open to see Java, Python or Golang
  • Willing to pick up NodeJS
  • Deep understanding of core Computer Science concepts (e.g. algorithms, data structures)

other benefits

We take the team on an annual retreat for 1 week (usually somewhere warm)

We offer a Productivity and Wellness budget (£100pm) to use on growth and wellness

We ask you to be in your Hub for the majority of the working week. You can spend some of the week working from the comfort of your home, or even in your favourite coffee shops. If you do decide to work outside of your hub, be sure to book this on CharlieHR. Outside of core meetings, you can organise your time how you want - some team members spend use less productive afternoon hours for personal wellness things like going to the gym or getting a haircut

Coaching on request depending on your needs - whether you need someone to talk to on a regular basis outside of work, or specifically on developing your leadership skills. We have an extensive network and will put you in touch with the right coach for your needs

20 days of paid holiday

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Stella at 96554170 (EA: 94C3609 /R1875382)


NodeJS, Java, Python, Golang, algorithm


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree