Sauce: Mid Level Software Developer

Hull | £27,000 - £33,000

THE COMPANY

Based in C4Di, we have swiftly established ourselves as a highly regarded development agency working on projects for some huge multinational organisations, some bold disruptive startups and some innovative tech companies. Collectively we have worked hard, delivered interesting projects, won awards and had lots of fun. 

The next stage of the companies progress is to scale, we feel this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a company at the forefront of digital with a great culture that is expanding rapidly. We are a company of developers run by developers, we now look for a Junior Software Developer to join the team.  

THE ROLE

Working across various sectors and developing a variety of API driven web / mobile app, the role will be to think, develop and create and you will work all the way from the initial conception to deployment so experience of this process is beneficial. 

The role is full time and you will work in a team to develop a variety of api driven web/mobile apps. We are a dynamic group, working in various sectors creating many solutions for organisations. Your role will be to think, create, develop and you will be involved with planning projects all the way from conception to deployment, testing and continued support. The environment is chill, but the work is fast paced, so you must be well organised and have the ability to communicate effectively. 

For this role the salary range will be between £27,000 and £33,000 with a number of perks and benefits that come with a modern digital company in a tech hub. 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We're looking for someone who strives to build well-engineered web solutions using modern tools and frameworks. You'll be tasked with building a variety of solutions that are quite challenging; we work with many IoT projects, web portals and startups involving high volumes of data and integration. It’s important that you have an understanding of some current best practices and frameworks with a willingness and drive to keep pushing your knowledge forward. 

We currently use Ember JS front ends driven by Phoenix based Elixir APIs to build our apps, so experience of either would be great, but not essential. More important is that the successful candidate has a mindset to want to learn and work with one of or both of these frameworks.

 

We are looking for something like; 

●     Minimum 4 years experience.

●     Self-sufficient in at least one development discipline, with a high-level understanding of others

●     A good foundation on the basics of web development (HTML, CSS).

●     Some experience modern JS frontend development; Angular, React or jQuery.

●     Experience with server side web development; Ruby, PHP, .Net or Elixir.

●     Developing or working with API, knowledge of JSON API is a plus/

●     Basic understanding or version control (git).

●     Experience of architecting and developing complex web solutions and API's.

●     Knowledge of creating both responsive frontend and scalable backend solutions.

●     Comfortable to receive and give code reviews for all code you write.

●     We’re always looking to improve, so you'll be expected to help us raise the bar when it comes to engineering practices. 

●     Interest in mobile web is a bonus, many of our solutions are responsive or mobile-first

●     Because you estimate your own work, it's a bonus if you are confident at guesstimating work and keeping the team up to date on where you're at.

●     Capable of prioritizing tasks; avoids getting caught up in unimportant details. 

Skills we need

●     Demonstrable experience in a modern web stack such as Laravel, Rails, Phoenix or NodeJS (anything with MVC).

●     Experience with TDD or BDD, and a test first approach.

●     Knowledge of HTTP standards, API best practices, REST, web security and authentication, basics of building scalable solutions.

●     Understanding of software engineering basics such as coupling, cohesion, design patterns and data structures.

●     Good knowledge of SQL, including complex queries.

●     An appreciation of UX and UI, it's very important to the products we build.

●     Comfortable joining developer meetings, daily stand-ups and regular planning meetings.

●     Our relaxed environment requires self-motivation and a desire to deliver continuously. 

●     Understands how their work fits in to the larger project and identifies improvements.

Bonus Skills

●     We work primarily in Elixir (Phoenix) and EmberJS, so experience in either of these is a plus. (We’ll make time for you to get up to speed with our stack either way, so you should be comfortable picking up new languages and frameworks).

OUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Based in Hull’s bustling Fruit Market district, our office in C4Di has spectacular views of the Humber Estuary and The Deep. We are a company that promotes a relaxed, open and positive environment with your input being encouraged and nurtured. AND probably equally as important you will be working in a great forward thinking company, surrounded by a vibrant community of digital talent within C4Di. 

WHAT NEXT? 

If you are interested simply send a covering letter and CV to matt@wearesauce.io and if you would like further details, then give us a call on 01482 234021 or take a look at our website www.wearesauce.io

Application deadline 6nd July 2018

Interviews week beginning 9th July 2018