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Senior Backend Engineer

Job title Senior Backend Engineer
Contract type: Permanent
Location London
Industry: Leadership, Software Engineering
Salary: up to £110,000 (depending on experience)
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: PW/SE/SCA
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Published: February 25, 2020 4:17

Job Description

Signify Technolgy is working closely with a Startup company that enables Frontline workers to be connected, productive and engaged while on the move. This London based company has spent the past 2 years building a fresh approach to an old problem as a result of the progress made they have recently been backed by one of the world’s largest venture capital funds and have raised over $6m in funding. This company has built an employee ‘super-app’ that brings frontline workers into the fold with the tools, information, and connections that make a difference. One app on their personal phones for communication, for e-payslips, for accident reporting; for everything they remove noticeboards, paper-based forms and transform the frontline into a digitally enabled superpower. 

Your responsibilities in this role will be to design & implement the future of our secure core messaging platform. You will also need to debug and bug fixing and improving application performance. You will do this by writing a clean, self-documented, tested, maintainable code that is easy to read and modify while rapidly iterating and shipping.

You will need the following skills and requirements for this role:

  • Experience working with globally distributed, scalable systems

  • Extensive knowledge of Scala (2 or more years) and awareness of other programming languages/technologies preferred

  • Experience working with Akka, Kafka, ElasticSearch, AWS, Docker,

  •  Led technical design for large features and new systems

  • Understanding of SQL based databases, complex queries, and optimizations