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Backend Developer/ Engineer

Backend Developer/ Engineer - Vauxhall, London

Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum - depending on experience

Contract: Full time, Permanent

The Company

Your new company is one of the fastest growing learning organisations that makes KS2, KS3, GCSE & A Level learning more enjoyable and effective through free online courses.

The company has helped more than 4 million school-age students prepare for their exams.

They now have an immediate requirement for a Backend Developer/ Engineer in their development team to bring innovation and improve their product suite and will be required to work remotely until the end of the year due to COVID.



Role and Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities will encompass all of the below aspects of the clients Stack;

? Serverless microservice architecture, written primarily in TypeScript & a little bit of Go
? AWS: Lambda, SNS, SQS, EC2, Cloudfront, RDS, DynamoDB, X-ray, API Gateway, Cognito, S3
? You will be expected to work with Google cloud: Big query, Web + App analytics
? You will be working with Web app which is primarily built using React & Redux with Flow for types
? You will be testing using Jest & Cypress
? You will be working with CI tool with Jenkins & GitHub actions


Essential Skills & Experience:

? Essential that you have a strong academic background in a STEM-based subject e.g.

a degree in maths, physics, engineering, chemistry, etc.
? Essential that you have 3 years plus of backend development experience
? Essential that you have 1 year plus front end experience
? Extensive experience with either AWS or another cloud provider


Benefits include:

? Flexible hours and 2 days a week working from home.


? 1 week per year working fully remote from a location of your choice abroad.
? Holidays starting at 25 days a year rising to 33 days.
? Weekly "Knowledge shares" to share best practice and learn new skills
? Monthly "Dev labs" hackathons to work on something experimental of your