Senior Back-end Developer Node.js (MSA)


Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Close Date


Area of Business

IT, Digital Services


Hammersmith - Griffin House Hammersmith Road

Job ID 00025644

About the role

Senior Node.js Developer (Microservices Architecture)  

Please note this is a hybrid position so we are interested in hearing from applicants who can consider either Reading, Hammersmith, Birmingham or Manchester as a base location for one day a week.

We have an ambitious Digital Strategy and are quickly building scalable and highly reliable software systems - Cloud first, API first, Microservices with first class DevSecOps engineering practices - and have a highly matrixed delivery model passionate about shipping fast and learning quickly.

To succeed, we need to build integrations to feed our next-gen customer journeys and are looking for developers with a strong background in integration and the ability to design, build, and run applications.

Tell me more, tell me more...

The must haves:

  • Proven experience developing in Node.js
  • Solid experience with Microservices Design Patterns and Architecture
  • Have demonstrable experience of build/run/deploy within a containerised environment & side car concept’s
  • Cloud API Gateway experience with either APIGee, Endpoints or Mulesoft
  • Kubernetes
  • GitHub, GitLab, DevOps Pipeline (e.g., terraform, cli, ansible, puppet, etc), Container Registry
  • Docker

Other stuff we're looking for:

  • Service Mesh (Istio, etc)
  • Knowledge Background of ESB or SOA
  • Gradle / Maven / Build tools
  • GCP / GKE
  • GraphQL
  • Splunk / StackDriver / Logging Monitoring Traceability

What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.

If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits include:

  • 25 days' annual leave, plus UK bank holidays.
  • A defined contribution pension scheme, run by Fidelity, matched up to 10%.
  • 15% annual bonus based on company performance
  • Access to wellbeing benefits such as the Unmind App, personal medical cover (which you can opt to upgrade to cover loved ones) and critical illness cover.
  • {Season ticket loans}.
  • Your birthday off every year, to treat yourself.
  • The option to buy and sell up to 5 days leave, to suit your personal needs.

Next Steps

If you think you've got some amazing skills to offer us, and Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a two stage interview process with the commercial and technical teams.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you.

Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.

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