Title: Junior Node.JS Developer

Number of positions: 1

Company: The Caravan

Location: Delhi, India

Experience: 3+ years

Deadline: 12 June 2023


Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.


Job highlights:

·   Experience with RESTful APIs and Microservices

·   3+ years of relevant experience developing backend applications with Node.js

·   Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, MongoDB, or PostgreSQL


Your key responsibilities may include:

Your primary responsibility will be to develop and maintain server-side applications using NodeJS.


·   Developing and maintaining server-side applications using Node.js

·   Integrating with various databases, APIs, and other back-end systems.

·   Building scalable and high-performance APIs

·   Writing clean, efficient, and scalable code that follows best practices.

·   Writing automated tests to ensure the quality and reliability of the code.

·   Collaborating with other developers, designers, and business analysts to understand requirements and deliver software that meets customer needs.

·   Optimizing the performance and scalability of the server-side applications.

·   Troubleshooting issues and providing timely resolutions.

·   Participating in code reviews to ensure code quality and consistency.

·   Staying up-to-date with the latest technologies and industry trends.



·   3-8 years of experience in software development, with at least 3+ years of relevant experience in Node.js.

·   Single Page Application development experience

·   Strong experience in developing server-side applications using Node.js.

·   Experience in integrating with databases, APIs, and other back-end systems.

·   Excellent knowledge of software design principles, patterns, and best practices.

·   Strong experience in writing automated tests.

·   Experience with agile development methodologies.

·   Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

·   Strong communication and collaboration skills.

·   Worked with PostgreSQL

·   AWS/GCS Cloud experience with technologies such as Lambda’s, API gateways

·   Understanding of Computer Science concepts including Data Structures, Methods, Number Systems, Algorithm Analysis and Product Development Cycles


Additional qualifications that would be a plus:

·   Experience with front-end technologies such as Vue, Svelte or Angular

·   Understanding CDN systems, cache purging

·   Experience with css frameworks like Tailwind or unoCSS


Candidates should display an ability to work collaboratively in a team and in alignment with The Caravan’s editorial and creative vision. They must exhibit efficiency and an ability to prioritise and plan ahead effectively in a fast-paced news environment.


The Delhi office is a small shop, and therefore requires team players with a willingness to be flexible. This is a full-time position for the duration of one year. Night, holiday, and weekend work may be required.


Candidates from marginalised social groups are encouraged to apply.


To Apply:

Please send in your résumé, covering letter including two references with names and contact information to the executive editor at [email protected], with the subject line “Junior Node JS Developer,” by midnight on 12 June 2023.