Software Developer

Recruiter
Cookpad Ltd
Location
Bristol, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
1184381649
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description Cookpad is a tech company building a community platform that enables people to share recipe ideas and cooking tips. It's a global platform used by on average around 100 million people every month across the world. Over 4 million recipes have been created by people in almost 70 countries. And we're only just getting started. Our mission is to make everyday cooking fun. Because we believe that cooking is the key to a happier and healthier life for people, communities and the planet. Our heritage is unique: Cookpad was founded in Japan in 1997 and is a listed company in Tokyo. We set up our international HQ in the UK and here we're a start-up, building the global platform and working with our colleagues around the world. Cookpad is growing at speed and we're looking for exceptional people who make things happen and who can create solutions on the scale we're looking for. It's not for everyone. Because of our speed and growth, it can feel chaotic. It's an environment where creators and problem-solvers flourish. We challenge ourselves and each other because this is about something bigger than all of us. Expect talented, motivated, intense, and interesting colleagues. It feels like a start-up with global ambition. We work in small, collaborative teams and in a creative, fast-paced environment. The role is based in Bristol in the UK - one of the most exciting emerging tech hubs in Europe, a city on National Geographic's Cool List 2018 and the best place to live in the UK. Requirements You will be working in a small business innovation team at Cookpad that explores interesting opportunities outside of the main product you will be responsible for solving any product development related problems. The team is exploring brand new business possibilities so you will not be asked to improve/expand existing projects but get the opportunity to work on innovative ideas from inception, You will need to be open to new frameworks and happy to work with whatever solves the problem in the best way. In this role you will work on different layers of problems everyday so a full stack mindset is preferred. One example of the projects is homefarm which got app of the day from AppStore recently. The team is planning renewal of the app on Flutter to expand platform and regional coverage. The team is using Flutter as it's a good framework to exploratory/prototyping phase. What we are looking for: * Someone who is happy to participate in all phases of development, from design to implementation, testing, and release of new user-facing features. * A flexibility to learn new languages and a willingness to find the best tool for the job. * Prior experience with Flutter. * Strong understanding of at least 1 core programming language. * Willingness to learn and ability to get the job done. * Can do mindset and ability to interact in a small team * Investigate and resolve performance issues, bottlenecks, and inefficiencies * Ability to write clean, maintainable code Benefits Ask everyone who works at Cookpad what we love about working here and the answer is: being part of the mission and our colleagues. Expect to work with people who are passionate about and committed to the mission: we challenge ourselves and each other to do the best work we can. The benefits we offer are based on how we can best support your personal and professional well-being. We offer competitive salaries and all the things you'd expect - from employer pension contribution to private medical insurance; from time off for voluntary work to a cycle to work scheme. We do a few things you might not expect: * Whether it's early starts or late finishes or parent-friendly working hours, we offer flexible working hours * Breakfast is provided every day * We have weekly team lunches * There are weekly Pilates/ yoga classes * We provide subsidised gym membership * There are regular company socials * We host Lunch and Learn sessions with internal and external speakers * We'll cover all expenses if you're speaking at an event * We host a full calendar of meetups here in the office * Teams have regular offsite 'camps' to learn and plan And of course you can choose your own top-of-the-range equipment and setup. We also have a fully stocked and fully equipped team kitchen where we can cook together. Equal Opportunity The Cookpad team is made up of an incredible, diverse range of people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status. Your Privacy When applying for a job with Cookpad, we will collect personal information about you. We use that personal information predominantly for the purposes of processing your application and analysis of our recruitment activity. You can read more about how we use your personal information in our pri

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