Senior/Lead Full-Stack Developer (East London)

St. Vincent'S Health & Pub Sect Cons Ltd
London (East)
c£50K-£70K plus benefits
05 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior/Lead Full-stack Developer - c£50K-£70K plus benefits - East London The core stack is Clojurescript - Om/React on the front end, Node.js on the back end - with PostgreSQL and Elasticsearch to keep their data front and centre, Redis for sub-millisecond lookups, and Docker to keep everything on AWS running smoothly. You'll be joining a small team and moving quickly - you'll need the experience to make the right technical decisions to build fast, scalable tech that the business needs: everything from content acquisition to performance tuning, from UI changes to totally new product features. You will be: - Working with a small but high-quality product and technology team. - Putting together major, brand new site functionality for both users and commercial partners. - Keeping web servers lightning fast under any load they might experience. - Turning ideas from the team into tangible features. - Working with publisher and provider data to keep content flowing to their users. - Staying on top of the latest developments to make sure they're always using the best tools for the job. - Ensuring that search clusters and database servers maintain peak performance as incoming content increases. Ideal Skills and Experience - You'll know Node.js and React inside out, and whilst you may not have Clojurescript experience, you'll be able to programme in several languages already. - You'll have experience with large SQL databases; Elasticsearch experience isn't necessary, but it's a big plus. - Ability to quickly understand and use new tools and technologies. - Strong technical background and a real interest in the cutting edge of development. - Focus on fast, efficient solutions to real-world user problems. - Deep understanding of data storage technologies, particularly in dealing with multi-terabyte datasets. - Comfortable managing remote resources (AWS, Heroku, Digitalocean, etc.). - Ability to make the right decisions in a rapidly changing environment. Essential skills - Node.js - React - Postgres - AWS What's on offer: - Real responsibility, and the freedom to get things done your way. - Superstar team with flat hierarchy who make decisions quickly. - A fun, friendly atmosphere, plenty of opportunities to grow and the chance to be part of theirrevolution.
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