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2nd Dec

Software Engineer

— Start-up/scale-up looking to reduce the carbon footprint

  • Team of very talented developers, brand new office, growing tech team.
  • Central Oxford.
  • Work with all the latest tech & design tools - React, React Native, Redux Angular, Java, Python etc.

A start-up company in Oxford with a great financial backing are going through a growth phase, having recently built a brilliant development team they are looking for a couple of talented engineers to support growth, especially during this critical phase where they are launching this year. The company deliver a market leading product that reduces energy consumption and lowering consumer’s carbon footprint, having saved their customers almost £3million in 3 years they aim to make a real impact in this sector. It’s a great opportunity to learn/up-skill with some really great tech, work on a green product and be part of a challenging but rewarding environment.

What skills you’ll be needing

  • AWS, Lambda, EC2, DynamoDB, Kinesis.
  • ES6 JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS. 
  • React or React Native would be very beneficial, or other libraries (Angular, Node).
  • Linux, Unix.
  • Some experience with design tools such as Sketch, Illustrator would be nice.
  • Comfortable assembling prototypes with Principle, AfterEffects, Invision etc. would be good.
  • Data Visualization.
  • Good knowledge of REST and Sass.
  • Strong UX skills.
  • TDD + unit testing is highly desirable.
  • DevOps & cloud (AWS) is also desirable. 
  • Experience with iOS/Android and common browser platforms is a bonus.

What you’ll be doing

You will be working as a full-stack software engineer, whether this has emphasis on front-end or back-end that is up to you, as there are multiple positions you can choose what you’d prefer to focus on. The environment will be fast-paced and agile so you must work well under pressure. As well as coding on a daily basis you will be dipping into the UI/UX for the product working on various projects with other engineers, designers, product specialists and the head of systems. They want someone who will work closely with customers, stake holders and external contractors to ensure quality. Working with the team in Central Oxford you will also be expected to share knowledge, document and test your solutions but also interact regularly with the product, marketing and data science teams to ensure the most exciting product propositions. You can have the opportunity to build mobile apps, back-end systems and create compelling UI as part of a really talented cross-functional team.

What you’ll get in return for your talents

You will be working on a team that are passionate about creating a great product with leaders that will drive you to be the best you can be. You will work with the latest technologies working within a collaborative friendly team. Included in the salary you will receive 25 days holiday, pension contribution, Friday team lunch, flexible working hours and a really nice working environment – they have recently moved to a brand new office with a pool table, motorised desks and a smart kitchen in a central location near the train station and some brilliant food spots. As well as the benefits you will learn on the job and get involved with some great R&D, have the chance to play with data science and other areas of development.

What’s next

If you want to know more or apply for this one then get in touch with George -; 01179269530.

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Who's managing this role?

George Cumberlidge

George Cumberlidge

— Senior Recruiter Developers & Technology


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