Lead Software Engineer

London (Greater)
22 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our goal is to make sure you’re in total control of your household bills — it’s easy to get lost in paper bills and different provider websites, so we created a better way.

Sitting at the heart of everything we do is our Automation team. They’re working to ensure we have all your bills in one place - no mean feat when you’re talking about hundreds of thousands of individual bills each month.

And their work doesn’t stop there. Working closely with our contact centre team and analytics they’re constantly identifying room for improvement. Plus they’re finding new ways of putting all that data to good use to help you better understand your bills. And as we build our product we’re constantly adding new features and services.

You'll lead the Automation team, providing direction, optimising delivery and supporting the continued development of your team. Familiar with frontend, backend and devops practises, you’ll be an expert in one of Javascript, Ruby & Go and comfortable across multiple languages.

What will you be doing?

Writing clean, simple code that’s at the heart of our ever-evolving product
Developing your experience across our core languages: Ruby, Go and Javascript
Work within a modern cloud based development environment on AWS using Docker and Kubernetes
Working closely with internal stakeholders to understand the challenges we face in automation and delivering efficient, scalable solutions
Providing technical leadership and input that will shape our product and services as we continue to grow
Leading automation projects to help us achieve our business goals. Right now these include machine learning experiments, expanding our provider scope into new industries and helping us make the best use of all our data
We do our best work when we work together. That means pairing, daily scrums, BDD/TDD, retros and team workshops and more

Who we’re looking for

Someone who wants to solve problems! You’ll have a passion for getting to the bottom of things and finding creative solutions
Javascript, Go and Ruby are at the heart of our tech stack so you’ll be confident with at least one of these
We’re big fans of learning something new every day and you will be too - we offer training, mentoring and development time within your role to help us keep pace with our evolving tech stack
You’ll be happy leading from the front, taking ownership of delivery, generating ideas and mentoring junior staff
Things move fast here, so you’ll be able to be adapt and stay flexible in your role as we uncover new opportunities to build our service
It’s not all about the code, it’s also important that you’re one of the team so you’ll bring a genuine desire to be part of our WonderCrew and contribute to the growth of our product Want to learn something new? This is a great place to be.

We believe great software doesn’t happen in isolation so all our engineers develop their knowledge across our full tech stack. That includes React, React Native, Redux, Cucumber, Docker, Appium, Postgres, Terraform, AWS, Kubernetes, Chrome extensions, Git, Hashicorp Vault, Postgres and Redis.

About us
WonderBill removes the hassle and stress of managing your bills and helps ensure you’re getting a fair deal. By providing a single place to view and manage all household accounts, WonderBill helps you keep on top of your bills and manage your finances. WonderBill proactively provides tailored comparisons and makes switching super-simple, so you can be sure you’re always getting the best deal for you.

Launched in 2016, WonderBill operates across apps on Web, iOS and Android. Backed by Shell Technology Ventures & BCG Digital Ventures, we’re the first of many exciting digital ventures backed by Shell, helping them shape how they think about energy usage in the future.

We’re looking to double our customer numbers by the end of the year with our sights set on conquering the UK and beyond. Making it all possible are the amazing WonderCrew, our 60 strong team across offices in London and Manchester.

Our environment is fast paced (we’re a startup after all), so our teams work collaboratively to make sure we’re working towards common goals. We’re building something new and important and we’re looking for like-minded people to join us. If you’re looking for an engaging role where the most important currency is your ideas, this may be the place for you.

WonderBill offers:

A passionate environment where you’re encouraged to think creatively
A commitment to continual learning supported by bi-weekly lunch and learn sessions and the chance to grow with us as we expand
Benefits you’d expect like bonus, pension and 25 days holiday plus fun extras like a company book club, Spanish classes and regular team events
Great locations with offices the heart of Canary Wharf and Manchester Spinningfields

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