Purpose of the role:
We are looking for a talented software engineer for web with excellent server and client side skills to join a self-organised digital development team in charge of highly performant web applications. The ideal candidate has deep knowledge of web standards and developing full stack web applications, as well as experience in collaborating on software projects.
You would be joining a small, nimble web development team that doesn’t buy into the hype, and simply focus on providing solutions that are highly scalable, easily testable, maintainable, and extensible.
You are independent and inventive, you communicate and collaborate effectively, and have a hunger to learn, share knowledge, and thrive in an energising environment.
Key Responsibilities / Duties:
You will develop and code at all levels of various client-facing web and API applications, writing software with focus on great user experience, scalability, and performance. We want you to play a key role in the full development cycle and direction of product and feature sets, turning feature requests and technical requirements into a set of re-usable components using elegant code solutions.
You’ll help us shape the internal software architecture and feature development, from requirements gathering, to design and implementation, to production deployment. Development, operations, testing and others all work together to ship outstanding code to production.
Person Specification, Skills, Experience & Qualifications:
At least 3 years’ experience with full stack web development across mobile and desktop.
Strong experience with a at least one of the dominating scripting languages for web - Ruby, PHP, Python, Elixir, NodeJs. We tend to use Ruby and NodeJs a lot.
Passionate about web development – you are familiar with all aspects of MVC web applications and at ease on both server and client side, applying the most adequate pattern in the right situation.
You have interest in working in a very cross-functional team that touches on many of the core systems and user flows.
Performance and optimisation experience on both server and client side.
A solid engineer – you find something magical about solving problems with elegant but simple solutions. You have deep knowledge of OOP and design patterns and are a good problem solver with attention to detail and critical thinking skills.
A good communicator – you communicate enthusiastically, clearly and concisely with both technical and non-technical staff.
A keen learner – you are up-to-date and capable of keeping the pace with the latest trends and technologies in web development.
You are hands on, passionate, persistent, creative, and humble. You get things done.