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Senior Developer

United Kingdom
£65,000 to £95,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Senior Developer UK/Remote £70k - £95k We are looking for an experienced UK-based Senior Developer who has a holistic approach to coding and how to make engineering improvements we need someone who can hit the ground running and provide expert knowledge to our team. Preferred skills /experience We d love to meet anyone who ticks most of the following - note that you do not need to have deep experience in all of these areas to apply: Expertise in APIs Strong AWS experience and knowledge In depth understanding of HTTP & networking Using GO for programming Able to navigate the Flamingo codebase and review code for junior developers Self-directed and initiative-taking A strong communicator who can explain technical concepts clearly Someone who has previous line management experience or is interested in line managing Enjoys getting things right whilst realising that done is better than perfect What they offer: 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays Subsidised private healthcare and life insurance 5% pension matching Subsidised gym membership A laptop and second monitor A Kindle with some books preloaded A £600 personal budget each year you can use to make you happier or more productive at work such as a new flashy monitor, a new office chair, or training Company-funded drinks and snacks on Friday afternoons (when we re in the office!) Technologies they currently use: We use Flamingo codebase Our proxy layer is homegrown in Golang The web app is Django + React JavaScript and GO for programming What the role involves (more detail): Collaborating with developers to spec out and build out solutions to cater to new features. A recent example was deploying Kinesis to gather streaming data from 7 AWS regions, which is then aggregated and stored centrally. Working on more complex tickets and helping junior developers with tickets where necessary Making engineering improvements on the code base including technical debt and renewal of improvements. Identifying and fixing problems Writing code for 70% of the time with 30% interacting with the AWS interface Location Flexibility They are looking for applications from UK-based candidates who wish to work primarily remotely in the UK within reach of occasional travel to London. As things normalise after COVID-19, they will expect remote team members to meet in their London office about once every 2-3 months. They believe in the benefits of working remotely, but also value a sense of shared mission and personal community, which benefits from sometimes getting together. If your circumstances don t perfectly align with this, they are flexible to discuss alternatives. Our culture The client is passionate about their team, and they want that to be more than just words. They want to continue to build a team of people who can thrive and succeed, as well as feel valued and welcomed, at all levels. As part of that goal, they are trying hard to actively build a diverse team, as they believe diversity is a necessary component to building the strongest company possible. They do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, marital status, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or any other characteristic irrelevant to an individual s ability to fulfil the relevant role. They are committed not only to meeting their legal obligations in this area, but also to the positive promotion of diversity in our teams
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  • Job Reference: 702847546-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ucruit
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £65,000 to £95,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent