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Lead Node.js Developer Hungary or Remote

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Lead Node.js Developer Description

Job #: 87641
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


We are looking for a Lead Node.js Developer to join our team in Hungary.


  • As a lead developer, you will be responsible for the implementation of different types of functionalities described in design documents
  • Manage sections of ongoing projects, help to manage individual teams, closely adhere to deadlines
  • Participate in sprint planning and estimation, breaking down user stories into pieces as needed
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications and customer requirements
  • Using design and coding best practices to build high-quality components and solutions
  • Perform unit, integration, performance testing
  • Participate in peer level code reviews
  • Follow and promotes best practices
  • Help identify, escalate, resolve any technical issues and problems that might occur
  • Mentor other developers and collaborate with peers
  • The role demands skills in Agile team organization and delivery, database and coding skills plus the ability to maintain an ongoing discussion with the stakeholders and partners


  • 8+ years of experience designing, developing applications and Micro-services, REST APIs, Swagger (8 years of experience in backend development with at least 4 years of experience in Node.JS)
  • Experience in working in a SCRUM team
  • Experience with most of the technologies listed below
  • Node.JS, Typescript, JavaScript
  • Experience working with databases (both SQL / NoSQL) through ORMs / ODMs
  • Experience with Node.JS security best practices
  • Test Driven Development
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience in Frontend development which interacts with REST API
  • Good knowledge and understanding of algorithms and design patterns
  • The ideal candidate should have a broad understanding of various coding methodologies, testing practices, and tools and know when to apply each method to achieve the desired outcomes
  • Proven leadership experience (both technical and team)
  • Fluent English is a must
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

Nice to have

  • Experience in cloud technologies (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Open-Source projects
  • Mentoring experience
  • DevOps experience
  • GraphQL knowledge

We offer

  • Permanent job with remote work opportunity
  • Widespread training and development opportunities, language courses, soft-skill trainings
  • Vast opportunities for self-development, unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, GAL trainings
  • Multilingual work environment
  • Competitive salary and benefit packages (private health care, sport card, fringe benefits)
  • International projects, working in hybrid teams with high-skilled peers
  • Sport and social teams support, advanced CSR programs

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