Backend Software Engineer

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We’re looking for

a back end software engineer with good Typescript and Node.js experience, to work on a range of interesting projects.

Silicon Rhino is

a startup & development studio focused on helping startups develop their products and internal systems. We work closely with founders and small teams, and get involved at the early stages of a project to help with requirements and prototyping. We are agile, and always looking for new and better ways to work and build software.

We specialise in scalable implementation and design/ux, while adding a wealth of knowledge around the startup journey as a whole.

A successful candidate should

  • Have 2+ years experience in engineering backend systems
  • Have 2+ years experience with Typescript/Javascript
  • Be passionate about the code they write
  • Have a keen interest in scalability and project architecture
  • Always strive to improve themselves and their work
  • Love to tackle challenging problems
  • Be able to communicate well with team members and clients

We’re a great place to work because

  • We work with lots of different technologies, and are always looking to the cutting edge for ways to improve our work
  • We spend time learning for each project
  • We’re a fast growing and friendly team
  • We give back to the startup community by mentoring at several accelerators
  • We have weekly team lunches (and gaming sessions!)
  • We are a social bunch - we enjoy team beers after work
  • We have a relaxed, friendly atmosphere

Must haves

  • Node.js
  • Typescript
  • AWS

Useful technologies

  • REST
  • GraphQL
  • MongoDB
  • DynamoDB
  • Elasticsearch
  • Redis
  • Neo4j
  • OAuth
  • Microservices
  • Serverless architecture
  • Docker
  • Terraform
  • .NET
  • Azure
  • Stripe


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Friday team lunches
  • Learn new technologies
  • Great opportunities to grow, personally and professionally
  • Awesome team and even better environment
  • Mario Kart 8 and console time championships
  • Bowling championships
  • After work beers... often
  • We also like going on company retreats from time to time
  • A shiny new MacBook
  • Flexible working hours and working from home days
  • We also work on internal projects
  • Work on some exciting apps, websites, APIs... you name it!


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