Engineer - Full Stack

Recruiter
Bagboard
Location
London (Central)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*ABOUT BAGBOARD*


Bagboard is looking to change how advertising works, from the ground up. We empower consumers to be an active part of advertising and be rewarded for their engagement. At the same time, we’re giving brands a platform to engage in meaningful interactions with their audiences. We want to turn advertising into a two-way conversation and not a one-way broadcast.

At the heart of our platform is a consumer driven digital experience that actively encourages and rewards consumers to engage with our platform. The strength of our business model is that it incentivises consumers, advertisers and our retailer distribution network to not just personally gain, but also collaborate on utilising the value of our platform to solve wider social, environmental and economic problems facing us all. Advertising in the hands of the consumer.

*ABOUT THE ROLE*

Bagboard is scaling rapidly, aiming for a full public launch of our advertising platform in early 2019. We’re building multiple solutions, including, but not limited to:

* RFID based data capture units
* Machine learning supply chain optimisation solutions
* Fully dynamic, auction-based advertising platforms
* B2C advertising engagement apps
* B2B business partner management apps
* Data science management platforms

To help oversee these efforts, Bagboard is looking for an exceptional full stack engineer to join the team. Bagboard’s technical business is broken into three teams:

* Data Science: the machine learning and algorithmic based development that underpins our logistics and media buying solutions.
* Feature Development: Building user facing solutions for our internal and external user bases.
* Infrastructure: The underlying architecture and solution space that underpins the rest of the business.

This role will be within the Infrastructure team, working directly with our principal engineer. You’ll be expected to shape the overall technical landscape that the rest of our current and future engineering solutions sit upon. More importantly, your role will be to design and oversee the building of all major solutions, ensuring that they meet the commercial needs of the business within acceptable time and resource constraints. You’ll also form the centre of our nascent Dev Ops function, mostly to ensure that Bagboard is utilising methodologies that allow us to operate with a Continuous Development methodology without accruing too much technical debt. This is a senior role, and as such you’ll be expected to take a strong hand in the composition and evolution of the engineering department as Bagboard evolves.


Bagboard operates on an Agile methodology (mostly SCRUM based), and our broadly consists of Python, PHP (Laravel), SQL and a combination of front end languages over web and app environments. We’d expect you to be proficient within this space, but fully prepared to develop and evolve according to future needs.


*REQUIREMENTS*

Essential

* At least 5 years of relevant engineering experience, operating at a senior engineer/team lead level.
* Demonstrable commercial experience with the architecture, design and building of successful user facing solutions through full product lifecycles
* Competency with multiple development languages. Strong evidence of being able to learn new languages as required.
* Strong desire to work for a business built on the ideals of social, economic and environmental change.
* A bias towards solving difficult problems on the fly without hand holding.


Nice to Have

* Worked in either the ad-tech, fin-tech or logistics optimisation sectors.
* Experience working at a start-up, specifically with rapid scaling and growth.

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