Software Engineer

Job Title: Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 71746-ITENG-BRS_1544172769
Contact Name: Bruno Smanioto
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 07, 2018 08:52

Job Description

As an Engineer working in the Product Development team you will work closely with your peers in fast-paced Agile development teams using the latest software development technologies and infrastructure. We are looking for candidates with a passion for front-end and back-end development.
Essential Responsibilities:
·Able to take ownership of small tasks and deliver without supervision while using their discretion to seek help when necessary.
·Demonstrate the ability to help team members through pair programming and code reviews.
·Demonstrate awareness about product positioning and differentiations.
·Able to evaluate basic technology choices and articulate trade-offs.
·Apply principles of Agile/TDD/CI/CD methodologies to deliver high quality, secured, and scalable software modules.
·Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality using the technology selected for the project.
·Skilled in core data structures and algorithms and implements them using language of choice.
·Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent
·Strong professional experience
Desired Characteristics:
For our front-end role you will have experience or at least knowledge and an interest in some of the following:
·Modern web application technologies: Polymer 2.0, Web Components, Service Workers, Bower, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, LESS, JQuery and MVC
·Building apps on top of restful APIs using large volumes of data
·Building apps using node.js
·Canvas rendering in JavaScript
·Angular 2, React, npm, gulp-sass, Unity, Cesium, D3, other gaming technologies
·Developing mobile (phone, tablet) applications and using responsive design
·Knowledge of Web Security principles - OWASP
·Knowledge of key UX and design principles
For our back-end role you will have experience or at least knowledge and an interest in some of the following:
·Building apps using node.js
·Designing and developing multi-tenant enterprise software services and components, with a focus on scale.
·Developing highly robust and high throughput enterprise Cloud applications
·Delivering cloud-based solutions using RESTful Web services and technologies such as Cloud Foundry
·Using SQL databases in a micro-service architecture
·Server-side data processing technologies such as ELK
·Knowledge of Web Security principles - OWASP
·Containerisation and orchestration using Docker and Kubernetes
·Handling the ingestion and management at scale of geospatial data (or similar connected network paradigm)
·Using Postgres, RabbitMQ and Redis
·Working with Big Data / Hadoop and NoSQL Databases