Junior Backend Developer (Node.JS)

Junior Backend Developer (Node.JS)

Antarctica Global | Mumbai, MH, IN

Posted a month ago

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Antarctica Global is an Indo-French custom software development company with clients across the globe. We build scalable products that change people’s lives and make the world a better place. Be it to help an urban farm greatly increase its crop yield using IoT; to help a chain of schools in a third-world country bridge the communication gap digitally between parents and teachers; to help a group of hospitals make sure that every medical sample delivered is monitored to be in temperature compliance; we care and we deliver in absolute record time.
We are looking for a Junior Backend Developer to help us build the future of IoT and Technology.
You will be reporting to the Senior Backend Developer of the company and be shaping up the entire system for scale. You’ll be collaborating intensively with the Frontend and Design teams to create the best consumer experiences.
You will notably be asked to:
Translate business requirements into high-quality code.
Create and consume RESTful APIs.
Design, develop, and maintain internal and external applications.
Build efficient, testable, and reusable modules.
Write high quality, structured application/interface code and documentation
Identify solutions through research and collaboration that resolves the root of problems as they arise.
Ensure that the code is deployed in a secure and scalable fashion.
Focus on code maintainability and performance of the application.
Provide technical advice and assists in solving programming problems.
Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong optimization & functionality.
Contribute to all phases of the development life-cycle.
Enhance analytics and overall backend architecture for better performance.


You ideally are a developer with 1+ year of experience, else a young genius :)
Proficiency with JavaScript (and understanding the nature of asynchronous programming)
Good knowledge of Node.js and frameworks available for it such as ExpressJS etc.
Practical experience in building APIs including developing caching strategies
Fair Understanding of OAuth, REST and JSON concepts.
Practical experience with Git, npm, yarn etc.
Fair understanding of POSTMAN.
User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
Good understanding of server-side templating languages such as Pug, EJS, etc.
Experience with relational databases like MySQL, MSSQL, Postgres etc. (including schema design and writing efficient SQL Queries)
Experience with NoSQL based databases like MongoDB/Redis/Cassandra
A good understanding of Big Data and IoT ecosystems
Basic understanding of frontend technologies like HTML, CSS, etc.
Familiarity with CI/CD pipeline tools like Jenkins.
Experience with AWS services is a plus
Experience with GraphQL is a plus
You would have an added advantage if you are familiar with API Testing


International Exposure to Clients & Partners
Stellar Growth & Mentorship
Top-Notch Hardware Gadgets
Paid Time Off
Work From Home
First-Class Train Pass
Training & Development with Unlimited Access to Udemy Courses
Special Holidays
Performance Bonus
Promotion of Gender Equality & Safe Work Environment

This position can offer, based on the candidate's experience and commitment to our hiring process, an annual package to the employee up to INR 7 Lakhs per annum.
According to his/her performance, the employee will also be offered significant Appraisals every year, regular Bonuses and Stock-Options of the company.
Our offices are located in the historical part of Mumbai, exactly 5 minutes walking-distance from CST Station, an incredibly beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site and 15 minutes walking-distance from Churchgate Station.
Our offices have large French windows with ample light coming inside and from which you can observe parrots and kites flying in the surrounding centenary trees. We’ve used teak wood and marble for our furniture, and we display lovely artworks on our walls. We care for your comfort, to a point where you may also work from home when you feel like and leave on a holiday whenever you need it the most. What we care about is that you deliver beauty consistently, with a smile on your face.
In these times of pandemic, be assured that your safety and health remain paramount to us. Once we are all back to a normal life, we’ll put a hybrid model in place, and you’ll choose how often you want to come to the office. It is that comfortable ;)