Backend Developer - London - £65K benefits

NST Recruitment Ltd
Covent Garden
£65,000 + benefits
07 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Backend Developer - London - £65K + benefits Our client a world-leading Fintech organisation are seeking a Backend Developer (.Net) to join their Engineering team based in London. They are currently in the process of rewriting the core of our service into a microservices architecture written in a mixture of C# and Java and naturally we need awesome developers who can come on board and help us with this. About you You are a software craftsperson. You are passionate about building great software and inspiring others to do the same. We are advocates of TDD and so should you be. We are looking for an experienced developer having significant experience with distributed systems, messaging and API design. You're a keen TDDer, who enjoys Pair Programming and mentoring less experienced team members. You've tamed legacy code, know how to listen to your tests and are comfortable mixing greenfield and brownfield techniques to evolve an existing codebase into something amazing. You are interested in learning new technologies and have a Continuous Delivery mind-set. You know the difference between "REST-ful" and REST. You know when to wield the sword of HATEOAS, and understand how powerful it can be. You'll help the team to: - Evolve, improve and replace our existing systems. - Improve our API platform. - Continuously improve the code using TDD. - Continuously measure performance and improve the API - Mentor junior developers. - Continuously improve our delivery pipeline. Some things about you - Significant experience in C# and .Net. - Experience in, or happy to learn, other stacks. - Experience working with the Open Source .Net ecosystem. - TDD, XP and Agile practices, SOLID principles. - Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure. - HTTP APIs, Knowledge of REST and the Richardson Maturity Model. - Continuous Integration and Delivery. - Redis, MongoDB or other NoSQL technologies. - Experience with Git, Teamcity/Jenkins/GoCD. - Good knowledge of automating tasks with Powershell. Desired skills - Experience with various tech stacks. More the better. - An excellent track record of evolving software to be better continuously. - Experience of running code katas and improvement sessions for the team. - You contribute back to the community, be it speaking at events or contributing code.
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