Human Direct Company Profile

Senior Back-end Developer

Human Direct

Job Description

Our partner's mission is to boost people’s wellbeing in a smart way. They make digital products that add value to your world and help you enjoy life more. Founded in 2013, the company has grown quickly, producing the number 1 brain training app on mobile, downloaded over 50 million times globally. The app was chosen by both Apple and Google as one of the best apps available and is regularly featured by both as a leading example of smart mobile technology. 2021 is an exciting year for the business which will see them build on their success as the market leader and expand into new verticals.We are currently looking for a Senior Backend Developer to work within their backend team. You will contribute to a small but extremely talented team, helping to take them to the next level as they undergo fundamental change.IMPORTANT

  • This is a Full-time & Long-term contract position (Remote)
  • This position is open to UK/EU candidates only.

Requirements

  • +5 years of experience in software development (preferably Java or Node / Javascript)
  • Solid experience with AWS cloud infrastructure
  • Good understanding of Microservices architecture
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Good understanding of networks, security, and system resilience
  • Work with a DevOps approach for delivering quality code into production
  • Autonomous, independent person who is willing to try things, working with the team to get things done
  • A desire to learn and apply best practices in software development

Responsibilities:

  • Actively work with the team to design and implement scalable and reliable solutions to best meet the product roadmap
  • Responsible for contributing to technical direction and setting the bar in our backend project
  • Assure the scalability, robustness, and security of the backend platform
  • Mentor and grow other team members

DesirablesWe know this is a wish list and no-one will have everything but what we are looking for is a reasonable selection of the skills. We more favor people that can apply existing knowledge.

  • Docker, Gradle, Jenkins, Jira, Confluence, SQL, Git, and appreciation of front end development, all things Unix.
  • Experience managing software development teams in an Agile environment

Bonus points for

  • Computer Science (or related) degree
  • Knowledge of Terraform

Benefits

  • Working from home flexibility. We believe in giving people full autonomy in how they want to organise their days
  • Freedom and support to organise and participate in knowledge exchange events and charity activities
  • Training budget for courses, conferences and events