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Full Stack or Backend Software Engineer - Node.js, AWS - £40k+

London, London
Full Stack or Backend Software Engineer - Node.js, AWS - £40k+
The role requires someone resident in the UK. Home working is fine.
An exciting opportunity to become a founding engineer at a start-up organisation
providing Cloud Cost Management Software to the SME Marketplace; this represents an
opportunity to become a key member of the software development team. This role will be
100% remote and so suits a motivated and enthusiastic self-starter. This is a progressive
company that believes in work/life balance and in developing staff to help them reach
their full potential.
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic Software Engineer who is experienced with
the full Software Development Life Cycle and modern tools and pipelines. They will have
scaffolded applications from scratch and deployed them to production, and
managed/mentored junior and mid-level full-stack software engineers.
A degree in a mathematical or computing subject with several years professional
experience, or extensive relevant professional experience will be considered in place of a
Core Technologies
 Strong, current JavaScript proficiency
 Knowledge of Node.js and in particular its application within AWS Lambda
 Asynchronous programming skills
 Broad familiarity with cloud computing concepts, potentially including:
 Amazon Web Services
 Azure
 Google Cloud Platform
 SQL (MySQL) and NoSQL (Mongodb) databases
 Knowledge of modern web communication protocols

Vital skills
 Superb interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills - English language
 Exceptional analytical and problem-solving aptitude
 Great organisational and time management skills - self starter attitude
 Strong operational experience - ideally in a 24x7 SaaS environment
 Comfortable analysing and digesting 3rd-party APIs
 GIT, GIT Flow and other code management tools
 Experience in backlog management, code reviews, pull-requests and paired
 Agile methodologies
 Serverless theory (and Serverless application framework ideally)
 Experience with continuous integration tools such as Bamboo or Bitbucket pipelines
 A passion for learning new technologies
Useful skills
 Strong experience in and scaffolding of React 16+ applications and component
 Experience in testing frameworks and tools such as BrowserStack and Jest
 Cloud certifications
 Secure development
 Familiarity with Docker and containerisation

 A pragmatic attitude to getting things done
 Jira, Trello or equivalent
 Bitbucket
 Google suite
 VS Code
 Full-time remote
 Flexible schedule
 Company laptop (your choice of platform)
 Opportunity to work with and learn from top developers
 Paid time off - 25 days annual leave plus UK bank holidays
 Significant early equity
 Pension contributions
 Personal development budget and an opportunity to achieve relevant cloud
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