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Job ID: 604 Location: London Category: Technology Salary: Competitive + Benefits Hours: Closing date: December 30th 2019, 11:55 PM.
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Job Description:

The role at a glance:

We are looking for a passionate Software Development Engineer to help design, develop and deploy software for our solutions. The successful candidate will be able to build high-quality, innovative and fully performant software in compliance with best practise coding standards and technical design. Help to drive better working practices and become a valued member of the engineering department.

What we require you to do:

  • Collaboratively solves problems; communicates technical decisions through tech-talks and white-boarding sessions
  • Learns quickly and makes steady progress without the need for significant feedback from more senior engineers
  • Shows engagement when architecting and developing new software
  • Shows engagement with the wider engineering community. Hosts Dojo’s lunch and learn sessions and is seen as someone who interacts with the wider engineering community.
  • Helps other engineers to produce clean, quality code through strong engagement in code reviews and pair programming
  • Takes full ownership of the tasks in his/her backlog and is also begging to show signs of taking accountability for the entire team’s backlog.
  • Actively engages with the product teams to make the product better, and to understand ambiguous requirements
  • To be seen as helpful, by both engineers and product
  • Strong software design. Expected to know a wide array of software design patterns in depth, display a strong understanding of algorithms and data structures, and able to show multiple real-life examples of applications of this knowledge.
  • Consults business stakeholders on the best approach for delivering complicated feature, both in how it can be split and sequenced, and in terms of potential improvement to the functional requirements
  • Beginning to show signs of continuously mentoring less experience members of the team. Not just giving a hand here and there, but genuinely trying to upskill their peers.
  • Knows when to challenge the team to be pragmatic.

Key Skills:

Essential skills:

  • Experience building distributed web applications
  • Highly experienced with JavaScript
  • Strong experience with CSS/SASS
  • Experience with build automation tools (Webpack, nodemon)
  • Strong experience with testing frameworks and libraries such as Mocha, Chai or Webdriver.io
  • Experience working within a Continuous Delivery environment
  • Experience working within an Agile environment such as scrum or Kanban
  • Experience with NodeJS
  • Experienced working within a cloud environment, and is comfortable provisioning IaaS and PaaS services within such an environment
  • Understanding of containerisation (preferably Kubernetes)
  • Familiarity with ES6 / CSS3 syntax's
  • Ability to mentor and provide constructive feedback to members of the team
  • Proficiency with TDD & BDD
  • Good understanding of the good software design principles (e.g. OO, DRY, SOLID)
  • Experience with full-stack development and devops
  • Experience with distributed version controls systems like Git
  • Experience with pair programming
  • Experience working with CI tools (Concourse, Jenkins)
  • Understanding of Accessibility best practices
  • Experience with using templating engines (Handlebars)
  • Experience with Express

Desirable skills:

  • Experience working with Cloud base environments (Cloud Foundry, Azure, Kubernetes)
  • Good SEO knowledge
  • Contributions towards open source software or organize or speak at software-related meetup groups

Key relationships:

  • Software Engineers
  • Software Engineering Management
  • Product Owners
  • Scrum Masters
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