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Lead Full-stack JavaScript Developer

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14 Jun 2021

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We are a legal-tech start-up that combines legal expertise, data science and data visualisation with the ambition to become the market defining database of litigation intelligence and analytics. We provide a web-based app for users to see trends, identify risk, research historic and ongoing claims and crucially, improve the quality of their decisions and predictions.Our primary users are law firms, litigation funders and insurance companies - we already have several of the market leaders as customers including Herbert Smith Freehills, Pinsent Masons and Holman Fenwick Willan.

*About the role:*
Solomonic are looking for a mid-weight Full-stack JavaScript developer to join our engineering team to help build out our litigaton analytics platform. You'll be joining a small but focussed team; full of ambition, ideas, and dedicated to changing the way high-value litigation decisions are made - whether by integrating machine learning, creating new data visualisations and UI tools or building new data ingestion pipelines.
Knowledge of the legal industry is not required - we only ask that you have a passion for building build user-centric tools and that you can demonstrate experience of working on complex, business-critical systems at scale.

* Architect and build business-critical features across the stack
* Help scale out existing systems to support our rapid growth
* Mentor junior team members, supporting and guiding the work they produce
* Prototype to quickly validate new ideas and experiments
* Advocate and practice industry-standard software engineering principles
* Have a great attitude, be a quick learner and have a keen eye for detail

* 3+ years experience developing business-critical systems
* A deep working knowledge of JavaScript across the stack (ideally with Node.js and Angular/React/Vue)
* Experience building distributed, service-oriented architectures with RESTful APIs and/or GraphQL
* Modelled real-world data with SQL, NoSQL and Graph databases (ideally with MongoDB)
* The knowledge and confidence to know when to (and not to) use OOP or Functional programming
* Used automated testing to ensure your software is robust, trusted, and protected against future changes
* Worked in outcome-focussed, high-output teams with all the usual tools (Agile, Scrum, Git, Jira, etc. or similar)

* Have experience deploying and managing systems-at-scale in the cloud (idealy AWS)
* Be passionate about delivering user-centric value through great UX and robust infrastructure
* Have an active interest in Machine Learning, AI and/or NLP

* Remote working
* Macbook
* Pension
* Gym membership
* Cycle to work
.... + more! : )

* Video call
* Meet the team + pair programming exercises
* Offer!
Node.js, JavaScript, Typescript, Angular, APIsTypescript, Node.js, MongoDB, AWS Lambda, REST, Angular, APIs
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