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SITE RELIABILITY ENGINEER - London - £50,000 to £75,000

Our client a fast growing market leader in the field of Fin-Tech, helping to simplify the way payments are made. Since their inception in 2015, the company have grown rapidly to 60 people, with their team continuing to grow extensively.

As part of their growth, they are currently looking for a Site Reliability Engineer, someone who is able to remove the silo’s between Development and Operations. They are a small team but expanding rapidly, but ensuring they don’t lose the emphasis on engineering.

Tasks & Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing, planning and maintaining production systems on AWS as they scale in capacity and complexity

  • Help defining internal and external SLOs and SLAs

  • NOT doing routine administration BUT engineering an automated solution!

  • Work with development teams and the management to define an auditable and compliant production system

  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation policy by responding to system and emergency problems

 

What we offer:

This is a unique opportunity. And real. At Curve the SRE team is a core part of Engineering. We are very small but we are involved in the design and the scalability of every feature developed. We are not working, hidden, in the background: we are doing distributed systems engineering every day, whilst designing a PCI compliant Kubernetes cluster in a well-funded “one to watch” fintech startup with zero legacy. You will be one of the very few engineers that are doing this.

Our ideal team member will have the following talent, skills & experience:

Essential:

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • At least 3+ years’ experience in deploying/administering Linux clusters

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Cloudformation)

  • Experience with a modern programming language (Java/Python/Node.JS/C++)

 

Bonus points for:

  • Open-source contributions

  • Knowledge of the rules of databases and distributed systems

  • Computer Science degree

  • Experience with Kubernetes/cluster schedulers

  • Experience with PCI compliance, application security and data compliance

  • Experience with data analysis systems

  • Knowledge of Android, iOS and mobile applications pipelines

 

 

Core competencies/ person profile:

  • Enthusiastic team player

  • Not scared by complexity and with a healthy “Can-do” attitude

  • Personal interest in reading and studying about distributed systems and system reliability

  • An unwavering ability to embrace a positive culture of blameless post-mortems, admit mistakes and continuous improvement

 

Perks & Benefits:

  • Equity for everyone!

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Monthly health & wellbeing budget for gym, etc.

  • Learning & Development annual budget

  • Supper & Taxis home should you work late

  • Ride to Work Scheme

  • Season Ticket Loan

  • Personal Concierge service

  • ‘Breakfast Mondays’, ‘Lunch Fridays’ and ‘Friday Drinks

 

Senior Python Developer - London - £70,000 to £80,000

About the Role

A start-up in central London are looking for a Senior Python Developer to join an expanding team.

 

This organisation builds bespoke automated systems that helps their clients improve the quality and quantity of the content they can push through their online channels. This start-up has recognised that content (especially social media) is becoming a pivotal asset to any successful business and to aid their clients improve the content that they can distribute through their channels this start-up builds machine learning algorithms to remove that burden.

 

The algorithms crawl the internet for relevant content and ideas specific to that client and then allow them to edit and push that content to the relevant social media sites and online platforms, saving businesses the need to hire someone to manage the process.

 

They are in looking for a Senior Python Developer to join the team to help them expand the product offering and build out some new systems. The team size is currently 6 with the view to grow to 8. This is a great opportunity for someone that's looking to join a fast-paced start-up with huge growth ambitions.

 

Responsibilities Include:

 

- Designing and writing great Pythonic microservices

- DevOps work as the candidate will be required to deploy their own code

- Introducing new technologies and patterns - In this organisation, nothing is set in stone and they're always open to suggestions

- Sharing knowledge and ensuring quality is kept high

- Utilising Continuous Integration Methodologies

- Utilising Test Driven Development (TDD)

 

Environment

The start-up was founded back in 2014 and have grown to 6 with the view to add 2 more to the team in the upcoming months. They have been recognised as one of the top 50 emerging UK innovations and their client base includes the UK’s larger student newspaper, multinational lifestyle brand and a number of digital media companies across various industries.

 

Being a small organisation they offer a dynamic working environment where decisions can be made quickly and this hire will be in the thick of it when to comes to aiding the direction of the platform growth and deciding which technologies will be best suited to getting the job done!

 

The offices are located less than 5 minutes' walk from Holborn station and this client are also flexible on where and when you work.

 

Technical Skills – Essential

– Kafka and ZeroMQ

- Kubernetes

- Postgresql and Elasticsearch - Python 3

 

Technical Skills - Advantageous

- Previous experience or an interest in Machine Learning

- Prior experience with web scraping

- Front-End experience (Preferably using Angular JS)

 

Interview Process

The interview process is three stages:

 

1st - 15-20 minute interview on the phone with the CEO or CTO

2nd - Technical test that can be completed at home (1-2 Hours)

3rd - Final meeting at the offices to meet the team and the senior management (1.5 hours)

 

 

Salary - From £70,000 per Year

Salary - To £80,000 per Year

Additional Benefits Yearly Bonus + Flexible working, on where and when you work !

 

 

Senior/Lead Developer (Front-End) - React.JS - London - £50,000 to £70,000

About the Role

A start-up in central London are looking for a Front-End Lead Developer to join an expanding team. This organisation builds bespoke automated systems that help clients improve the quality and quantity of the content they can push through their online channels. This start-up has recognised that content (especially social media) is becoming a pivotal asset to any successful business and to aid their clients improve the content that they can distribute through their channels this start-up builds machine learning algorithms to remove that burden. The algorithms crawl the internet for relevant content and ideas specific to that client and then allow them to edit and push that content to the relevant social media sites and online platforms, saving businesses the need to have someone manage the process. They are now in need of a Senior/Lead Developer to join the team to help them expand the product offering and build out some new systems. The team size is currently 6 with the view to grow to 8 and this developer will initially be leading one other with the view to take on more as the organisation grows. This is a great opportunity for someone that's recently new to leading teams or has the ambition and skill set to lead.

 

Environment

The start-up was founded back in 2014 and have grown to 6 with the view to add 2 more to the team in the upcoming months. They have been recognised as one of the top 50 emerging UK innovations and their client base includes the UK’s larger student newspaper, multinational lifestyle brand and a number of digital media companies across various industries. Being a small organisation they offer a dynamic working environment where decisions can be made quickly and this hire will be in the thick of it when to comes to aiding the direction of the platform growth and deciding which technologies will be best suited to getting the job done! The offices are located less than 5 minutes' walk from Holborn station and this client are also flexible on where and when you work. Responsibilities Include: - Designing and building a new React Web App - Introducing new technologies, ideas and designs. This organisation is open to change! - Being the go to guy/girl for everything Front-End - They will have responsibility of conducting code reviews and supporting other developers - Utilising Test Driven Development (TDD) - Designing, writing, managing and maintaining the clients selection of products and offerings

 

Technical Skills - Essential

- Previous Experience with React - Front-End Tech: React, Karma, Webpack and SCSS - Back-End Tech: Python 3, Postgresql and Elasticsearch

Technical Skills - Advantageous

- A familiarity with block element modifier pattern - A passion and basic grasp of design - Previous experience working with a REST api

 

Interview Process

The interview process is three stages: 1st - 15-20 minute interview on the phone with the CEO or CTO 2nd - Technical test that can be completed at home (1-2 Hours) 3rd - Final meeting at the offices to meet the team and the senior management (1.5 hours)

 

Additional Benefits

Yearly Bonus + Flexible working, on where and when you work!

 

Junior Full Stack Web & Mobile Engineer - Farringdon, London - £36,000 to £42,000

About the Role

We’re a software house that’s on a mission to fight waste in software development and help our clients become tech-savvy modern entrepreneurs. Our client base includes names like Kamet Ventures (AXA’s InsurTech Incubator), Admiral, Natoora and MatchPint. Why should you join us? •You're aspiring and searching for an organisation which will prepare you to become a CTO in your career.

•You’re looking to work for a business which is fun and focused, with a focus on supporting employees to achieve their potential.

•You’re interested in becoming a specialist in full-stack web and mobile.

•You’re keen to gain experience in agile and lean methodologies.

•You’re hooked on technical challenges which will solve concrete business-problems.

•You’re keen to be supported by other super brilliant engineers everyday.

•Finally, because we were voted by the Financial Times as one of Europe's best 1000 fastest growing companies 2017-2018. Responsibilities

•Development of web and mobile applications (online marketplaces, imaginative start-up platforms, data visualisation systems, e-commerce apps, ERPs, CRMs et cetera).

•Collaborate in a self-organised team of 2-5, supported by both an agile and tech coach.

•Interact directly with our customers and their decision makers (CEOs, Co-originators, MDs).

Environment

•Since our office opened in 2015 we’ve grown to a team of 30 developers & business developers based in central-East London.

•We’re a young, energetic team, with an average age of 26!

•We foster a culture of progression and team spirit, everyone here has got your back.

•Outside of work; we have a company party every month and people hang out after work at least once a week together, most recently we went to the Angel Comedy Club for an improv night.

 

Technical Skills - Essential

The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years commercial experience supplemented by a Quantitative Degree from a top University: Computer Science, Engineering, Maths. We're also open to candidates straight from University if they have achieved outstanding grades & display a true passion for software by showcasing the experience they have gained from personal projects.

 

You should have previous experience working with 2/3 of the following:

•React •React Native •JavaScript •Python •PHP •Ruby •Django

•Experience working in an agile environment, built on Scrum, DevOps and the Lean Start-up. •Experience & a passion for web technologies.

 

Technical Skills - Advantageous

•Work experience/internships in software development.

•Personal projects (outside of work or study) or examples of products built in spare time. •Entrepreneurial spirit, founded a company/society.

•Client side experience.

 

Interview Process

● Intro call ● Coding test ●1st round Interviews (3) ● 2nd round interviews (2) ● Offer

 

Salary - From

£36,000 per Year - Salary – To £42,000 per Year

 

Additional Benefits

A yearly budget to buy your own tech, a vacation abroad each year with the team, the opportunity to work abroad, participate in conferences as a speaker of a spectator, a strictly enforced ban of sandwich-at-desk lunches, regular team outings. We should also mention that recently we’ve been voted the #1 start-up to work for in France!

FULL STACK DEVELOPER – PHP, SYMFONY, MONGODB, JAVASCRIPT - £35,000 to £55,000 - London

About the Role

As our business expands we have an opening for a Senior Full Stack (Back-end focused) Web Developer to join our small team of 9. You will be moving into a key role within our software team, playing an important role in the implementation of new features, improving performance and building a fantastic platform and experience for our users. The platforms current code is under two years old and has been well-tested. We also ensure to deploy to production several times a day. The current tech stack is PHP/Symfony 3 with MongoDb and we require somebody who can jump in quickly on the codebase. There are multiple opportunities to expand your skillset with projects in image processing, machine learning and devops on the immediate horizon. Ideally this person will be a thoughtful, well rounded software engineer with past exposure to both back and front-end development and a good understanding of modern tools, methodologies and best practice. Responsibilities: - Working alongside the CTO - Designing and creating new features - To investigate and resolve bugs - Working collaboratively to tackle complex problems and make important decisions - Estimate and plan development tasks - Advise on feasibility and complexity of potential features - Identify and implement improvements for reliability, scalability and performance - Find efficient ways to meet key business objectives - You're a good communicator, excellent problem solver, quick learner and can work independently as well as part of a team.

 

Environment

Our organisation is a well-funded start-up on a mission to disrupt the insurance industry. The founder, experienced entrepreneur and Harvard MBA, with deep sector knowledge/network, launched a previous platform with a different team which saved users 80% vs standard insurance. Our current platform is more deeply viral, network-based model which has raised the interest of both Silicon Valley investors and insurance industry players, all recognising the deeply disruptive nature of the proposition, starting by providing mobile phone insurance in the UK. Our office is an innovation tech hub that is a stone’s throw from Moorgate. If you need to chillax, you can make the most of our mini golf and Ping-Pong table!

 

Technical Skills - Essential

Skills and experience: - PHP - HTML - CSS - JavaScript (JQuery) - Databases - Sql & NoSql - Organizational and multitasking skills - Friendly & approachable individual - Team player, who can also work well alone - Somebody who can contribute & collaborate - Pays attention to details and is keen to ship high quality code - Problem Solver - Likes a challenge - Innovator

 

Technical Skills - Advantageous

Symfony

 

Interview Process

1st stage: Initial Phone chat 2nd stage: In-office 3 hour pair programming exercise/test 3rd stage: in-office interview with other developers 4th stage: cultural fit interview stages 2, 3, & 4 are not in any particular order and depending on availablity, could be done in the same day

 

Salary - From

£35,000 per Year

Salary - To

£55,000 per Year

 

Additional Benefits

25 Days Paid Holiday

 

Industry

Information & Communication Technology

FULL STACK DEVELOPER – £32,000 to £45,000 - London

About the Role

We're very proud to say that as a business, we have recently been recognised as the "Best Fintech Start-Up" in the UK, and have successfully raised over $3million in funding. We now have plans to grow significantly and are on the lookout for a for a Full-stack Software Engineer to join our growing team. Our platform helps insurance providers to improve the quality of their decision making using an award-winning and patent-pending technology. we have received VC backing and are working with insurers such as Hiscox, QBE, MetLife, and Allianz. Reporting directly to the Chief Product Officer and working beside the software team, this employee will play a critical part in designing, building, refining and supporting our technology stack, providing the architecture to help the business grow. We want all team members to be open to new challenges and, as we are a startup, you can expect that your day to day role will involve a lot of other interesting problems to solve. Requirements for the candidate, - Building new, innovative products on both the frontend and backend - Working with our existing development team on team projects - Writing clean and efficient code - Reviewing, testing, and debugging code - Shaping the direction of our company

 

Environment

Ideally this hire will have strong motivation and be a self-starter & team player. If your candidate is looking to join a fast-paced start-up in the insurance industry this could be the place for them! This organisation has a small team of 8 - 10 which means that this hire will play a key part in the growth of the company moving into 2018. The organisation is predicting growth of 200% this year. The right candidate will have to be self-motivated but will be presented with the autonomy to manage and complete tasks whilst reporting directly into the Senior management. Alongside working hard, this team know that it's also important to enjoy coming to work.

 

Technical Skills - Essential

REQUIREMENTS - Experience with a frontend JavaScript framework such as React or Angular2 - Previous experience designing websites and user interfaces with a modern HTML and CSS framework - Experience with PHP7 or Python - Experience of both front-end and back-end development - Experience in creating RESTful web services, and using other APIs (especially social media APIs) - Good knowledge of relational databases and SQL

 

Technical Skills - Advantageous

- Commercial web-development experience - Experience with the Laravel PHP framework - Experience with the Flask Python framework - Experience with Microsoft Azure or AWS - Experience with modern agile methodologies

Interview Process

3 Stage interview process. Stage 1 - Initial meet and great with the CTO (1 hour) Stage 2 - Technical test/Code Review (Depending on experience) Stage 3 - Final meeting with the CEO and team

 

Salary - From

£32,000 per Year

Salary - To

£45,000 per Year

 

Additional Benefits

Stock Options + Allowance for self-development and learning resources + Flexible working environment + Free Beer + Team Lunches

 

Industry

Information & Communication Technology

 

Full Stack Software Engineer - Southwark, London - £32,000 to £45,000

About the Role

We're very proud to say that as a business, we have recently been recognised as the "Best Fintech Start-Up" in the UK, and have successfully raised over $3million in funding. We now have plans to grow significantly and are on the lookout for a for a Full-stack Software Engineer to join our growing team.

 

Our platform helps insurance providers to improve the quality of their decision making using an award-winning and patent-pending technology. we have received VC backing and are working with insurers such as Hiscox, QBE, MetLife, and Allianz.

 

Reporting directly to the Chief Product Officer and working beside the software team, this employee will play a critical part in designing, building, refining and supporting our technology stack, providing the architecture to help the business grow. We want all team members to be open to new challenges and, as we are a startup, you can expect that your day to day role will involve a lot of other interesting problems to solve.

 

Requirements for the candidate,

 

- Building new, innovative products on both the frontend and backend

 

- Working with our existing development team on team projects

 

- Writing clean and efficient code

 

- Reviewing, testing, and debugging code

 

- Shaping the direction of our company

 

Environment

Ideally this hire will have strong motivation and be a self-starter & team player. If your candidate is looking to join a fast-paced start-up in the insurance industry this could be the place for them!

 

This organisation has a small team of 8 - 10 which means that this hire will play a key part in the growth of the company moving into 2018. The organisation is predicting growth of 200% this year.

 

The right candidate will have to be self-motivated but will be presented with the autonomy to manage and complete tasks whilst reporting directly into the Senior management. Alongside working hard, this team know that it's also important to enjoy coming to work.

 

Technical Skills - Essential REQUIREMENTS

- Experience with a frontend JavaScript framework such as React or Angular2

- Previous experience designing websites and user interfaces with a modern HTML and CSS framework

- Experience with PHP7 or Python

- Experience of both front-end and back-end development

- Experience in creating RESTful web services, and using other APIs (especially social media APIs)

- Good knowledge of relational databases and SQL

 

Technical Skills - Advantageous –

- Commercial web-development experience

- Experience with the Laravel PHP framework

- Experience with the Flask Python framework

- Experience with Microsoft Azure or AWS

- Experience with modern agile methodologies

 

Interview Process 3 Stage interview process.

Stage 1 - Initial meet and great with the CTO (1 hour)

Stage 2 - Technical test/Code Review (Depending on experience)

Stage 3 - Final meeting with the CEO and team

 

 

Salary - From £32,000 per Year

Salary - To £45,000 per Year

Additional Benefits Stock Options + Allowance for self-development and learning resources + Flexible working environment + Free Beer + Team Lunches

 

Full Stack Developer - Node.JS, Flask, Python - Chiswick, London - Permanent - £30,000 - £50,000

About the Role

Your role Design and develop new micro services as we separate products from the monolithic platform and build a system that scales Work with exciting new cloud based technologies such as FaaS (Serverless) to implement cost effective and durable systems Setup integrations with new payment and SMS providers from around the world as we move into new markets Be a mentor and advisor to your fellow developers, giving them technical guidance and promoting best practices

Environment

- Competitive salary based on experience. - Flexible working hours. - Free breakfast once a week, - fruit, hot drinks and biscuits every day :) - Once every two weeks we give the team a day off to work on a self-driven project that you believe could have a benefit to your work or generally. - Regular socials - monthly social events which can be proposed by anyone on the team. This could be anything from a picnic in the park to laser tag or the regular pub quiz.

Technical Skills - Essential

- Great analytical and problem solving skills - Experience building RESTful web APIs - 3+ years developing in web frameworks (Node.JS & Flask) - Knowledge of OOP principles and common design patterns - Experience with modern software workflows, or willingness to adopt them (git, CI, TDD)

Technical Skills - Advantageous

Desirable: - Python - Software architecture knowledge - A good understanding of AWS ecosystem. Tools like S3, EC2 and Lambda

Interview Process

1st round phone screen Technical Test and Face to Face Interview

Salary - From

£30,000 per Year

Salary - To

£50,000 per Year