Backend Developer

Employer
Aspire
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
13 Jul 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Backend Developer to work for an amazing fin tech start up.

About the client:

This company is one of Europe's leading Fin tech start-ups who help small businesses break down barriers when trying to access finance. They believe that these businesses shouldn't ave to go through difficulties in dealing with traditional banks and they support making finance more accessible for their clients.

Although near the start of their journey they are looking to reach 1 million small businesses by the end of the decade and they need you to help them achieve this.

Life at this company:
  • Bright, modern offices spaces
  • Flexible, remote working model
  • Weekly remote team building events such as bingo and comedy nights
  • Two company retreats a year
  • Virtual yoga
  • Equipment to setup your home working space
  • Learning and development budget

About the role of a Backend Developer:

Dedicated to building the smartest lending platform in the world to make finance straightforward and seamless. Using Agile processes, which means features or projects go live in days or weeks rather than months or years.

Django-powered sites are run on AWS, use asynchronous tools (Twisted, Celery) for time-consuming tasks, and scientific libraries (numpy, scipy, pandas) for risk aspects. Application orchestration is done with Docker/Terraform/ECS and monitoring is set up using DataDog/Sentry.

In this role, you'll have the opportunity to learn lots on the job and develop rapidly within a high-performing team of engineers.

About you:
  • Very strong numerate background, e.g. Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent
  • A high technical aptitude and strong attention to detail
  • Experience programming in Python / Django (but we will definitely consider graduates looking to kick start their career)
  • Understanding of web technologies
  • Industry experience with full-stack architecture
  • Relational databases (esp. PostgreSQL)

Apply now for the role of a Backend Developer

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