Full-Stack Developer

The Nod is looking for a proactive, confident and adaptable Mid-Weight full-stack engineer to continue the development of an exciting new product. This is the perfect role for someone looking to take their next step up and have influence in an organisation.


The Nod is an innovative, fast and affordable Creative Testing platform. Disrupting the research industry, our high-growth software business is helping Brands, Agencies and Media-owners alike change the way they assess Marketing success. It’s simple really, we answer the age-old question, “Is it the creative or the placement?”. A brain-child of our established Market Research Consultancy, Rare:, The Nod launched in September 2018, after robust user-testing and development.


We are a small team of researchers, developers, marketing strategists and consultants but the team is quickly growing!

We are a fast paced entrepreneurial business where no two days are ever the same. We offer flexible working and invest in training and support personal growth - so whatever you bring to the room (e.g. Heavy Metal, pottery skills, a passion for food…) will be more than welcomed. We’re based near London Bridge Station, an amazing area for food and after work drinks. And we are part of the cycle to work scheme!


It is an exciting time for us, as we are building a technology team to develop the product in market, and you will be one of the first through the door. We are looking for a dynamic problem solver, comfortable thinking outside the box and happy to work in a team environment.

The candidate will be responsible for developing an our product further to meet mounting demand from our clients. Working alongside the senior management and front-end development, the candidate will be responsible for developing our full-stack capabilities and managing API integration process, as well as driving the development of our own API to support our clients needs. With the support of our Junior Backend Engineer, the candidate will also be responsible for backend technical development and maintenance, driving our technical service offering.

The candidate will be confident to run day-to-day tasks autonomously but will also be a strong communicator, who can work closely with/and develop productive relationships all members of the Nod team. We are looking for someone with professional experience who is looking to grow in autonomy and responsibility.

This is a fantastic role for someone who is looking to step up and have influence within a company.


  • Experience in back-end programming (Node.js)

  • Experience of building API’s and microservices

  • Linux server administration, DevOps and deployment experience

  • Proficient in Javascript

  • Understanding of relational databases and relevant concepts

  • DevOps and CI/CD experience is a plus

  • Further responsibilities

  • Technical services management

  • Back-end system maintenance

  • Rapid prototype development


  • You love the challenge of solving problems

  • You are excited by challenges

  • You are an excellent communicator

  • You enjoy working collaboratively with a core team, clients and partners

  • You’re great with clients, working closely to truly understand how to delight them

  • You want to share your knowledge and enthusiasm with others by writing, blogging and speaking about what you do.

  • You want to keep on learning

  • You are a passionate and curious person


  • Competitive salary

  • £750/ year training bursary - do anything you like, we won’t ask!

  • 25 days holiday, excluding bank holidays, oh and you also get your birthday off!

  • London based, flexible working

This is a newly created role so would ideally suit someone that has worked in a start-up or SME/high growth environment!

If you are interested, get in touch at hello@thenod.co - And if you know someone who could be, we love recommendations!