Software Developer

Recruiter
Bright Network
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

Bright Network is a high-growth media-technology platform that works exclusively with 150,000+ of the brightest graduates and undergraduates in the UK and Europe. We’re on a mission to connect our members with exceptional job opportunities, remarkable organisations, and exclusive networking events to help them get noticed in their careers. From Goldman Sachs to Monzo, Slaughter and May to Wellcome Trust, we work with the best firms, big and small, blue chip and entrepreneurial - all united by one thing - the desire to find the very best.

The role

We're looking to hire a Software Developer to join the team as we invest heavily into new products and services within our digital platform. You will join and contribute to a highly effective development team who will deliver our ambitious roadmap plans to realise our business goals. Working with the CTO you will deliver exciting new platforms and services that will increase our capabilities and create exceptional experiences for members and clients.

Your responsibilities will include

* Understanding, communicating and delivering the principles of good software design and development
* Hands-on developer delivering code, troubleshooting & code debugging
* Delivering software features and improvements needed to achieve our business goals
* Building reusable code and libraries for future use
* Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
* Translation of UI/UX wireframes to visual elements
* Integration of the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application
* Innovation in our technical delivery and product features
* Identifying and adapting the technical infrastructure to adopt new and best practice technologies
* Improving and optimizing the performance and security of existing systems

Requirements

* At least 3-5 years’ experience in software programming
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related subject
* Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
* Working in an agile development environment (i.e. SCRUM, Kanban)
* Languages / Frameworks - pref. Python (Django)
* Sysadmin basics - linux, postgres, nginx - be able to support a small production website
* Salesforce integration experience a plus
* Pref small business or startup experience a plus
* Experience in machine learning and personalisation are desirable although not required

Benefits and Compensation

* Salary: Competitive
* Work in a high-growth business, led by the Business Founder, in central London
* Career progression with associated pay increases
* Exposure to all areas of the business
* Sociable team with an excellent culture
* Start date: as soon as possible

**PLEASE NOTE** - This is a remote working position, however we can only accept candidates
living in a time zone that is plus or minus 2 hours of Grenwhich Mean Time (GMT). This is to ensure the best lines of communication with our inhouse team.

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