Serverless Developer | Global Leading HR Tech Business

Burns Sheehan Limited
London (Greater)
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This position will pay up to £80,000 + Comp Performance Bonus + Excellent Perks

This pioneering and unique HR Technology business are in search of a Serverless Developer to join the current DevOps/Serverless team to help bolster their move to serverless, primarily using the AWS stack. This unique, US-owned company saw 18 million in revenue and 6.5 million in profit in 2017 plus an impressive 93% client retention rate.

Already using AWS services including Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, SNS and CloudWatch; the Serverless Developer will write Node.js code within a cross-functional team, delivering the highly available, elastically scalable APIs that power the iOS, Android, and responsive applications.

The Serverless Developer will be required to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Designing and building services within an event-driven SOA / microservices architecture.
  • Expertise in at least one backend language e.g. C#, Java, PHP, Scala, Python etc
  • Building systems that are highly available that can scale!
  • Ability to write clean, solid and maintainable code.
  • Building RESTful APIs.
  • Working with both relational and document databases.
  • Monitoring, optimising and improving software that is already live.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with product owners and domain experts
  • Computer Science background would be extremely beneficial

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced backend Developer to help design and build cutting edge, greenfield solutions to some genuinely interesting business problems. The quality of your backend experience is far more important than the technologies you have used in the past. (You don't necessarily need AWS/Lambda Experience!)

This is a team that recognises smart people who can learn a new language or pick up a new technology relatively quickly.

Working as part of a team of 5, and a within larger tech team of c40, this is not only a company that appreciates and embraces bleeding-edge technology but also offers a product that genuinely helps millions of people across American and is growing in the UK. Many employees here love the relaxed working environment, bright attractive offices, roof terrace for summer BBQ's, table tennis, the fantastic views of London from the banks of the Thames; but they mostly love the fact that everything they're doing is for a very good cause which makes for a very rewarding and pleasant working environment!

Benefits include very competitive salaries, up-to 15% performance-related bonus, Gym and massage reimbursement, excellent access to online cash-saving schemes, Croissant Fridays, fresh fruit and breakfasts + all the standard life insurance, pension etc etc

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.

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