Software Developer

Reed Technology
Newport, Gwent
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Developer

You’ll thrive using agile methods and enjoy working openly, collaboratively and as part of a multidisciplinary team of front-end developers, back-end developers, web ops engineer, UX designer, user researcher, service manager, product owner and performance analyst
Our current technology stack is built with AWS, Terraform, Ansible and Docker, and we’re planning to migrate to a PaaS environment. You’ll also contribute to development work with Go and Java.

Main responsibilities
? build secure, resilient and scalable infrastructure to support the needs of the digital publishing platform
? share knowledge of tools and techniques with your team (both developers and non-developers) and with the wider ops community
? provide support, documentation and tooling to enable the product team to share responsibility for ops work
? contribute to the design, development, deployment and support of the digital publishing platform, taking responsibility for the quality of code you produce

Skills and experience
? experience in infrastructure and operations with detailed knowledge of AWS, Terraform and Ansible, and an understanding of web security, monitoring and alerting
? understanding of software design principles, including event driven architecture, microservices and 12-factor apps
? experience of back-end development tools and technologies including Go and Java
? experience of data technologies including PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis and Kafka
? experience of build and deployment tools including Jenkins and Concourse CI
? ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques, with a systematic approach to solving problems
? an awareness of technologies used for web applications, e.g. HTTPS, JSON and CDNs, and use of Unix-like operating systems, e.g. Linux and/or Mac OS
? understanding of agile environments and version control

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