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Senior Software Engineer

Employer
Seccl
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Senior Software Engineer



We are looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our fantastic team. Your experience in Javascript, Typescript and Node will be bringing the fuel to accelerate the Seccl rocket ship working in one of our cross-functional squads and shipping quality code frequently to production, helping mentor your colleagues and delivering impactful improvements to our product and system. You embrace change and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment whilst developing great products.

What will you be doing?
  • Working in a domain aligned cross functional squad made up of developers, testers, product and designers along with colleagues from Customer and Operations.
  • Work closely with product to provide input into shaping future work (we call them Bets).
  • Be a technical leader within the squad.
  • Be influential in setting the technical direction within a squad.
  • Mentoring and supporting other members of the team and the wider Engineering organisation.
  • Participate in cross team Chapters to develop and improve processes, best practice and technologies.
  • Hands-on server software development, test, debug, deployment and support.
  • Provide challenge to the methodology and architecture.
Who are we looking for?
You'll be someone who's...
  • Excited about working in a rapidly growing FinTech that will throw you in at the deep end where your learning curve will be steep
  • Experience of full stack development in a fast moving, agile environment.
  • Excellent server-side development skills in JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js with a good understanding of how to write high performance, efficient code
  • Ability to understand business requirements and turn this into efficient, scalable solutions. Desire to learn our business domain
  • Experience of writing thorough unit tests with the strong desire to ensure code is robust and reliable. Knowledge of continuous integration
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of document-based databases, specifically MongoDB
  • Experience of Amazon Web Services, including Lambda, SQS and SNS and knowledge of Serverless environments
  • Excellent organisation skills and strong team player
  • A quick learner able to pick up new skills and technologies easily and enjoys complex issues and is able to describe to both technical and non-technical audience
  • Previous experience of wealth management or stockbroking is beneficial
How do we work?
We're a team of ambitious, talented, and creative people who are passionate about using technology to improve our financial world.

We have a positive, open environment that promotes fresh ideas, challenge and experimentation, and encourages continual learning. We provide flexible working that focusses on delivery rather than just focusing on hours worked.

We work in 6 week delivery timeboxed cycles with the squads working in 1-day sprints. Our stack is Node.js with Typescript deployed on AWS Lambda, Mongo Atlas and React on the front end.

We're based in the historic City of Bath, a stone's throw from the train station. (Literally. You could hit it from our office.)

And the vital statistics?
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Exposure to the latest technology and an opportunity to help shape the future direction
  • 27 days holiday and a day off for your birthday
  • Pension & Life Assurance
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