React Developer with stock options in London Fintech

Recruiter
Expend
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*About Expend*

Expend is a London-based FinTech company, in business since 2014 and now growing rapidly on top of a fresh round of funding. We simplify the painful business expenses process with a smart payment solution. We’re an ambitious team and have set ourselves a number of goals but our first challenge is to revolutionise business expenses. Expend saves time, hassle and money, giving companies a new level of expense automation and efficient control over budgets and employee spending.

We are working in a huge sector mainly dominated by big businesses using outdated approaches. It is in massive need of change and we aim to revolutionise the space. We provide a mobile app, online dashboard, card and payment products as part of an intuitive solution. We integrate and have formed partnerships with numerous financial and service companies, many of which you will know.

*Our Technology*

We use AWS (ECS, DynamoDB, Lambda, RDS, Terraform, etc) for our infrastructure with the cloud infrastructure developed in Python and Erlang. Our systems make use of continuous integration and automatically rolled out builds to our various platforms (cloud and mobile).

*The Role*

We are looking for a talented React developer with strong web development skills and exposure to native mobile platforms to join our team in the heart of Shoreditch, London. You will be using your knowledge to help build and refine the Expend product, working across various disciplines, including security, accountancy and financial systems.

*The role encompasses the following:*

- You will be working across our web and mobile platforms to build and improve our online presence and products

- You will work within a talented and experienced team using a variety of platforms and languages

- You will work closely with our design team to implement and shape new features and functionality

- You will be directly involved in the planning and direction of future Expend projects

*The “Ideal” Candidate*

- A strong interest and passion for modern JavaScript frameworks

- Proficiency in JavaScript ES5/ES6, CSS3 and HTML5

- Demonstrable experience building React.js web applications

- Demonstrable experience with TDD and particularly testing React.js applications

- Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience

- Knowledge of REST APIs

- Knowledge and understanding of modern software design patterns

- Punctuality and strong communication skills

- Self awareness and a desire to improve your skills

- Proficiency in English with the right to work in the UK

- And most importantly: a passion for creating products that people love to use!

*Bonus Points*

- Knowledge of at least one programming language other than JavaScript (preferably Python)

- Experience with Docker, Amazon Web Services, and Git

- Helpful but not essential: Native experience on either iOS (Swift) or Android (Java)

*Additional Information*

This is an opportunity to be part of a talented and ambitious team, offering both a fulfilling role and potential for strong rewards as the company grows. We’re a friendly company, and we aim to create an enjoyable work environment, with work that is challenging but rewarding. If you think you would be a valuable addition to our team and wish to explore this opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you. Please send your CV and covering letter.


*Our Time is precious :*
No RECRUITERS / AGENCIES or SERVICE PROVIDERS please
No VISA sponsorship - No Remote

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