We’re looking for a NodeJS Backend Engineer to join the Setel KL team. We are obsessed about delivering a seamless and frictionless retail experience for our customers. We strongly believe that we can only deliver these amazing experiences for our customers and merchants when we drive a work culture which inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you’re ready to be part of Setel.

Senior NodeJS Backend Engineer


  • Implement application architecture in conjunction with the engineering leads.
  • Work with product managers, and engineering leads to understand application requirements, identify solutions, and determine feasibility & timelines
  • Build & deploy various microservices and APIs as well as develop applications that depend upon them
  • Regularly communicate with engineering leads on project and delivery status
  • Follow best practices alongside your team for all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including process & conventions

About the Role

  • 5+ years working in JavaScript application development, managing and deploying Node.js applications and services.
  • Excellent knowledge of Javascript
  • Experience with microservices architecture using Node.js
  • Experience with OpenAPI specification / Swagger
  • Experience with MongoDB, Postgres
  • Containerization technology (Docker)
  • Experience with lean startup & agile development methodologies
  • Familiarity with common management tools for software development (Git, Slack, JIRA)
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English


  • Experience with the Nest.js Framework is a big bonus
  • Experience working with UI frameworks such as Angular / React
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) toolset
  • Knowledge of SQL, experience with MySQL, Postgres
  • Any low-level language experience is a bonus (C / C++ / Golang)
  • Experience working with a distributed team across multiple time zones

Bonus Qualifications

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