Senior Software Engineer - Platform - South West London/Flexible Working From Home

REAL Technical Solutions Limited

Posted on Jul 22, 2021 by REAL Technical Solutions Limited

London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£90k - £100k Annual
Full-Time


Senior Software Engineer - Platform - South West London/Flexible Working From Home

£90,000 - £100,000 plus excellent benefits (details below)/based in Hammersmith, South London, with lots of remote working opportunities

A really cool, innovative and dynamic company and one the fastest growing online companies in the UK, you will love working for us.

Are you the experienced Software Developer that will thrive in our Platform team, working on the systems responsible for processing billions of offer combinations over our site and the APIs that power our business? If so, we'd love to hear from you.

What will you do as the Senior Software Engineer - Platform:

  • Design and implement systems that process our online offering.
  • Maintain and scale the search engine and indexes that power the organisations platform.
  • Creatively solve the problems of scale inherent to our business using a data-driven approach.
  • Optimise system performance and resilience.
  • Participate in day-to-day Agile processes.
  • Deploy and monitor production systems in the cloud.

What skills will you bring to the Senior Software Engineer - Platform role?

  • Core CS (algorithms, data structures, performance, scalability, design).
  • HTTP, web services, REST, Testing.
  • Java, Go, Linux.
  • Search engines, indexes.
  • Containers, cloud.
  • RDMS, Key/Value stores.

We provide our Engineers with a clear career Pathway, a hybrid home/office working model and our benefits packages include a considerable financial contribution to your continuous professional development.

What we look for in Senior Software Engineer - Platform, candidates:

  • We're looking for candidates who can demonstrate having solved challenging technical problems, with a focus on web services at scale, event driven systems and large dataset processing.
  • Core CS skills (algorithms, data structures, design, testing, performance) are the most desirable characteristics.
  • Focus on monitoring and metrics is important.
  • A Computer Science degree isn't necessary.
  • We don't require experience in any specific programming language or technology.
  • We're open to candidates of all seniority/experience levels.
  • While Java is currently our core platform, we are actively growing an ecosystem of alternative programming languages/models (Go, Python, Rust, Javascript).
  • We prefer polyglots over candidates who label themselves as X technology engineers.
  • We favour candidates who are enthusiastic about exploration, experimentation and understanding how things work.
  • We like candidates that can articulate a problem, their solution, and what they learned.

Engineering in our organisation - Senior Software Engineer - Digital Product:

  • Our teams are built around products and problems - not projects.
  • We don't bucket engineers to one specific role and look for people that are curious and want to explore the stack that powers our business.
  • Driven by data, we experiment daily and come up with new and innovative ways of building a better experience for our customers.

What we'll give back to you - Senior Software Engineer - Digital Product:

  • Heavily discounted holidays for you, your family and friends.
  • Clear career pathways.
  • The opportunity to work with an amazing, engaged team of people.
  • A high degree of autonomy in a strong collaborative environment.
  • A Covid-secure office space with breakout areas and lots of natural sunlight.
  • 25 days of annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Discounted gym membership at Virgin Active (located in our building).
  • Friday afternoon drinks to celebrate another week of productivity.

Senior Software Engineer - Platform - South West London/Flexible Working From Home

£90,000 - £100,000 plus excellent benefits (details below)/based in Hammersmith, South London, with lots of remote working opportunities




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