[Looking for staff][Bewdley / remote] Node.js / back end developer

(Martin Saunders) #1

Experienced Junior / Middleweight JavaScript Developer

Salary commensurate with experience.

Remote ok but some physical meet ups will be required.

Spelling Shed is a rapidly growing edtech startup, which helps over a hundred thousand children a week practise their spelling. Based in Worcestershire, our product includes an iOS app, a web game and a web based teacher hub all driven from a central web api. Our front-end is Vue-js / native Swift and our api stack is node.js / MySQL (Aurora) with Redis on AWS infrastructure.

We are looking for a JavaScript developer to help us continue to develop and refine our web systems.


  • Thorough and diligent
  • Broad knowledge of JavaScript web applications
  • Able to work with a git SCM system
  • Experience with creating high-efficiency, scaleable apis using node.js


  • Experience with AWS infrastructure
  • Experience with vue.js
  • Experience with node.js and MySQL
  • Knowledge of Redis / caching strategies
  • Some experience with native app development
  • An eye for good UXD
  • Experience of optimising code for performance
  • Knowledge of schools and education

All enquiries or applications to martin@spellingshed.com