Senior Backend Developer
— Neighbourly - B Corp giving platform
Senior Backend Developer - Neighbourly
Neighbourly is a multi-award-winning community investment platform that helps companies make a positive measurable impact in their communities, by putting “local impact” at the heart of responsible business.
We are uniquely positioned to grow sustainable community investment working as a two sided marketplace that connects corporate partners with thousands of vetted local good causes, facilitating the donation of surplus products (e.g. food), employee volunteering programmes and provision of financial support (e.g. grants), all in one place.
Our technology helps drive operational efficiency, promote employee engagement and foster wellbeing by providing data and insights that help businesses achieve their CSR and ESG (environmental, social, governance) objectives. Because the platform is public it enables a business to surface community stories and create a discoverable legacy of giving, helping to enhance brand reputation and build positive community relations.
Neighbourly is at an exciting time in its journey having just completed a successful Series A funding round and is entering a period of accelerated growth. The next few years will see the business consolidate its market leading position in the UK and provide a springboard for international expansion. The rise of the corporate ESG agenda, combined with the climate crisis and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, means the Neighbourly proposition is more relevant and needed than ever.
What you’ll be doing as our Senior Backend Developer
Reporting into the Head of Tech and working closely with the other developers, you will have strong Agile/Scrum experience and help realise the Neighbourly vision through development of the product strategy to build an intuitive, secure and engaging site, ensuring flexibility, software scalability, and ease of use in a localised manner. You’ll help Neighbourly.com grow its feature set by using your full-stack development skills and use your skills to refactor existing C# code or write new functionality stretching from efficient Linq using Entity Framework Core up to REST endpoints using ASP.NET. You’ll also help/own the process of migrating to .Net Core.
What experience you’ll need to apply
- Extensive commercial knowledge of software development in Microsoft .NET technologies (C# and ASP.NET).
- Confident with SQL Server backend and Entity Framework (6 or Core).
- Used Microsoft Azure services like Blob storage, Azure SQL DB, Media Services, Functions, Azure Message Bus, WebJobs, Azure (Redis) Cache.
- Have working knowledge of Microsoft Azure DevOps stack (or any SDLC management tool).
- Have some experience with front-end development.
- Some experience in working with MongoDB will be beneficial.
- Working knowledge of Vue.js and some past experience with KnockoutJS would be a bonus.
We have chosen to work with our friends at ADLIB who are managing the recruitment process for Neighbourly. As a fellow B Corp, they are well versed in attracting the best candidates that have the right skills and experience, combined with the desire to work for a business driven by purpose and a want to make a positive impact on society and the planet.
Please note that any candidates that approach Neighbourly directly will be forwarded to ADLIB for consideration.
Inclusion and equality
Here at Neighbourly, equal opportunity runs through every aspect of the business. We are creating an environment where a diverse mix of talented people want to work, do their best and share in our journey for the long term. We’re building a team that represents a variety of perspectives and backgrounds, as we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better and more innovative our work will be. We strive to be a workplace where everyone feels empowered and can be their authentic selves.
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