Senior Agile Software Engineer Python | C++ | AWS

Reqiva Limited
£50k - £70k pa
05 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Software Engineer (Python | C++ | JavaScript & TDD, C.D.)

A great opportunity with a young but already successful software product company in central Oxford to come on board at a critical time of commercialization and help drive platform optimization and scalability.

Overview & Responsibilities:

The company has been established for several years and growing steadily and cautiously whilst driving demand for their software product. Now, having secured significant further funding they are in a period of increased commercialization as they scale the platform! This is a Senior Engineer role working primarily on the serverside and parsing/messaging systems so a deep knowledge of computer science principles along with good experience of web scalability and optimization is necessary. Furthermore, the company pride themselves on having a very tight Agile process with Test Driven Development and Continuous Delivery already in place!

Skills Required:

*Advanced Object Oriented development experience (the company are using primarily Python but a strong background in other languages and a desire to learn these would be considered: C++ | JavaScript | Ruby)
*Excellent experience working in an Agile environment, with hands on experience of Continuous Integration or Delivery/Deployment and Test Driven Development
*An appreciation for the benefits of Paired Programming and eXtreme Programming practices
*Strong knowledge of web scalability, optimization and distributed systems
*Experience of cloud technology would be highly advantageous (especially AWS)
*Experience working across the full stack of software development (WebServices / API's; JavaScript / HTML / CSS)
*Strong database skills (ideally Postgres, MySQL or NoSQL technologies)
*Excellent communication skills and a desire to take on a Senior position and be involved with technology strategy, mentoring and architecture/design

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to come on-board at a critical time in the companies growth and you will be rewarded by not only the opportunity to grow with the company but also to work on some incredibly cool technology.


This role is based in central Oxford, within easy walking distance of the train station.

Salary for Senior Agile Software Engineer

£50,000 - £70,000 depending on experience + benefits and bonus opportunity


Nick Goodwin at Reqiva ltd
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