Senior Backend Node Engineer

  • 11 Railway Street, Newmarket, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
  • Full-time
  • Contract Type: Permanent

Company Description is a curated lifestyle shopping platform which launched in August 2019, backed by The Warehouse Group. With over 600 merchants representing 5,000+ brands and 5m+ SKUs, we aim to become one of the biggest marketplaces in New Zealand. This amazing once-in-a-lifetime opportunity exists to help bring this goal to life. 

At TheMarket, we are passionate about the brands and merchants that we work with, selecting authentic alignments to tell great stories via our various marketing channels. Whether it’s search, display, affiliates, retargeting or social; targeting awareness, consideration or purchase intents; on mobile, app, desktop or tablet - we strive to create always on-brand and engaging marketing communications for all our personas. 

Learn more about TheMarket from its CEO, Justus Wilde in the following video.

Job Description

We're looking for a software engineer with a willingness to learn and work as part of a team, and to bring a good practical engineering approach to building simple, efficient and scalable RESTful web APIs in NodeJS using a SQL backend, along with administration Web UIs.


  • Good SQL skills (e.g. one of MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, MS SQL etc)
  • A background in server side PHP, Python, C#, Java or NodeJS
  • A willingness to primarily work in (and learn) NodeJS
  • Basic frontend JS skills (e.g. JQuery, Vue, Angular or React)
  • Good communication skills

Additional Information

Why work for us?

  • Work within an agile team developing new exciting features in e-commerce, driving convenience for millions of kiwi shoppers
  • Be a part of a supportive team, who are invested in the each other succeeding
  • Be encouraged to grow and take on more responsibilities to improve and advance in your career path
  • Get dedicated time and training resources for professional development, and support to grow in your areas of interest
  • Flexible work environment with two days a week from home and flexible working hours

Our company culture is laid back but energised with a group of innovative and driven people that are focused on creating the next frontier for retail in New Zealand. 

The right type of person for this role 

  • Entrepreneurial, strategic and a natural influencer.

  • Pragmatic straight shooter that will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 

  • Hands-on operator for key initiatives, able to lead with strong individual contribution  

  • Approaches challenges with an open mindset, creativity, hunger and lots of energy 

  • Strong desire to build something great, and thrive on overcoming the challenges to get there 

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