Ref: BB1810221_1666099621

Back-end Developer

Scotland, Edinburgh

  • £70,000 to £80,000 GBP
  • Developer Role
  • Skills: AWS / JAVA / Developer / Edinburgh / Hybrid / UK / Lead / Senior / mid-level / Software
  • Level: Mid-level

Job description

Back-end Developer

BB1810221_1666099621

What will you do....

As a Backend Developer you will:

* Develop solid, well performing and maintainable back-end code using primarily Java and NodeJS, utilising services such as Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, Oracle DB, AWS S3, AWS SQS, AWS Lambda
* Rapidly solve problems and bugs
* Work with Team Lead, developers, designers and product managers to make the test taker experience as good as possible
* Contribute with technical specifications that are both internal and customer facing
* Participate in on-call rotation
* Promote knowledge sharing and DevOps culture across our entire engineering department



What you will bring....

You take pride in clean, testable, maintainable, and performant code. Ideally experienced in working on large projects with many other developers.

You are passionate, driven and energetic and believe you can improve your team's performance.

You are able to build rapport with a wide range of people.

On the technical side, you have...

* strong experience in Java, Scala or similar technologies
* experience with cloud platforms (preferably AWS), SQL databases (preferably Oracle RDS), NoSQL databases and ElasticSearch
* experience working with REST APIs
* production experience with continuous integration
* familiarity with performance and security best practices
* experience with Agile development methodology & Test Driven development is a plus
* experience with Infrastructure-as-Code and tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, and Ansible is a plus



What they can offer

* Annual salary: 70,000 to 80,000 GBP dependent on skills and experience.
* Travel insurance, including your family and leisure trips.
* A laptop and mobile phone provided by the client. Up to £30 per month towards your home broadband subscription.
* Enhanced maternity/paternity and illness pay.
* Contribution towards a gym membership: 50% of your monthly bill capped at £30.
* Mandatory occupational pension (Statutory Scheme, Set 1 - currently 4% employee contribution, 4% employer contribution, 1% HMRC via salary sacrifice tax relief).
* 25 days annual leave plus all UK Bank Holidays.

Location: This role is based in the Edinburgh office. The successful applicant will be able to arrange a flexible working arrangement with their line manager to work from the office, home or a mixture of the two. There may be a need to travel to our Oslo office from time to time.

*sponsorship not provided for this role*