Back End Developer - VC Backed Manufacturing Tech

manufacturing source ltd
London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About Us

We are a London based tech startup and a team of entrepreneurs with a proven track record. We are revolutionising the manufacturing industry by building an intelligent platform that enables product designers and engineers to get instant quotes across and instantly order custom parts.

We make custom manufacturing really easy!

We’re hard-working with a relaxed culture, supportive of flexible working, with a strong and collaborative vibe. Everyone is very sociable, with regular company-wide lunches, drinks and a supportive entrepreneurial environment. We use the best bits of agile with a real focus on learning, retros , stand-ups, code reviews and plenty of chances to pair up and solve problems.

You’ll get first-hand experience of fundraising (we have just been backed by an extremely notable VC), rapid product development, incredible growth curves and everything else that comes with being part of a young, exciting business.

When you start you’ll be able choose whatever toys you need to get the job done, a laptop, a widescreen monitor and your choice of comfy chair or standing desk. Plus generous holiday, a competitive salary (with regular reviews and feedback), and other perks.
Currently we are a small agile team, looking to recruit with immediate effect in order to scale at pace.

Who are we looking for?

We're looking for a talented, and highly-motivated Back End Developer to join our development team. You will be responsible for evolving and scaling our platform to enable us to revolutionise the manufacturing industry. There is a lot of scope for responsibility and the individual should be comfortable with taking ownership of [and managing] all aspects of the stack.

Key Responsibilities

• Passion and proven track record of shipping high quality web and software based projects
• Ownership of projects, issues and their resolution
• Communication of ideas, planning and progress to the rest of the team

What technologies are involved?

Over the last year we have developed platform 2.0 that is market ready, but have ambitious plans to scale and expand the offering to our users. The work will involve many greenfield projects, and also enhancements to the current platform.

The main work initially involves migrating the current backend to utilise the latest features of the Laravel framework with a focus on making it API driven and scalable. We need to enable several integrations with 3rd parties (Stripe, Xero, Zoho)
There is also work on our customer facing front-end and internal admin site (both rewritten in React).

You will work on a small development team (remote ok) using KanBan style task allocation with regular checkins.

Key Requirements
1.) Thorough knowledge JavaScript, PHP, Laravel, MySQL
2.) Experience Building with Microservices Architecture
3.) Experience working with Agile principals

Additional Desirable Experience within any of the below;
• JVM languages such as Java, Scala and Kotlin

If you are,
1. open to an exciting challenge,
2. keen to have a real impact on our growth, and
3. believe you have what it takes - apply now!
Full time salary circa £25-50k depending on experience

• Free in-office 3D printing!
• Tasty snacks & treats
• An extra day off for your birthday
• Competitive pay
• Generous Holiday
• A sociable team with weekly office events
• Prime location in Silicon Roundabout
• We get to work with the most innovative designers every single day!

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