Lead React & Node.js Developer

Position Overview

Relevant Bits is seeking a Lead Developer to work with our team and our premier clients.

This role will report to the CTO and be responsible for leading development on React and Node.js projects. The successful candidate will work closely with various stakeholders, including developers, designers, project managers, and product owners to ensure deliverables meet expectations.


  • Grooming project backlogs to ensure developers understand technical requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Mentor and guide developers as they complete their tasks
  • Assist with the architectural design of new features and solutions
  • Assist with the evaluation and selection of third-party services and frameworks
  • Design, implement, and maintain CI/CD pipelines
  • Document and enforce best practices
  • Develop new microservice functions in Node.js
  • Develop new user-facing components using React
  • Troubleshoot issues uncovered by CI
  • Attend sprint cadence meetings
  • Participate in software release activities with required stakeholders
  • Collaborate with team members across organizations, technology stacks, and job functions

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience developing with Node.js
  • 3+ years experience working with REST APIs and/or GraphQL
  • 3+ years experience developing with React
  • 3+ years experience with JS tools such as Babel and Webpack
  • 3+ years experience architecting software solutions
  • Proficient in web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Proficient with Jira
  • Proficient with Git
  • Proficient in English
  • BS/BA or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with a UI component browser tool, i.e. Storybook or Pattern Lab
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS or GCP
  • Experience with AWS Lambda or Google Cloud Functions
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores such as DynamoDB or Firestore
  • Understanding of Design Systems
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Proven ability to get the job done

Ideal Qualifications

The following are considered an asset but not a requirement

  • Experience developing with the Shopify Storefront API or Liquid templating system
  • Experience with Machine Learning and NLP systems
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Experience with Drupal
  • Experience with PHP, Composer, and Xdebug
  • Experience with InVision

About Relevant Bits

Relevant Bits is a premier digital agency. Our team of senior-level engineers has years of experience in architecting, building, and managing cutting-edge digital solutions. Many of these solutions involve the orchestration of components across multiple disciplines, such as web development, native apps, backend services, databases, APIs, cloud computing, and AI. This experience gives us the advantage of engineering projects from a much more holistic vantage point than traditional development agencies. It offers us the ability to build projects that focus on more than just completing a checklist. We also consider the short and long-term efficiencies required in growing, maintaining, and operating our deliverables.


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