Backend Engineer - functional programming

Recruiter
Location
Bristol
Salary
£35000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent relocation package
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
7676
Contact
Hannah Biggs
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Executive
Agency-side or Client-side
Agency Side
  • Working with cutting edge technology
  • Fantastic working environment in a central Bristol location 
  • Multi-award winning & hugely popular company!
Backend Engineer with experience in functional programming and a keen desire to learn needed for a dynamic, ethical and continually growing company based in central Bristol. They are known for using technology to disrupt their sector, so much so that they have recently been featured in Wired Magazine for being pioneers in their field. They are firm believers in the power of technology and need people who think in the same way.

What skills you'll be needing
  • You’ll be experienced (professionally or personally) in a functional programming language, or at least a language that supports functional programming such as; Scala, Clojure, Haskell, Scheme, Racket, OCaml, F#, Erlang, Elixir, Lisp, SML (Standard ML), R or D.
  • It’s expected that you will be an active contributor to the tech community through platforms such as Github or Stack.
  • You’ll be knowledgeable with REST, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.
  • Clean, reusable code is extremely important and it’s essential that you deeply care about the quality of your work.
What you'll be doing

You’ll be joining a team of high performing developers, building and scaling a distributed system. The microservice platform is written in Scala and although experience with this isn’t essential, you do need to have desire to learn and regularly develop in this language. You’ll be involved in the full development lifecycle and will be confidently merging back-end builds with the front-end infrastructure. Continuous improvement is a key element in this role and you’ll be expected to take part and encourage debates and collaboration to ensure innovation and creativity is used throughout the team.

What you'll get in return for your talents

Where do we even start? They offer a range of benefits including flexible working, free breakfast, fruit & drinks, a minimum of 12% bonus, a 4% flexible benefit scheme (including phones, laptops, TVs and bikes) and a great pension. Importantly the working environment they have created is second to none. The offices themselves are fantastic and you’ll also be working with some great people who value the company and what they believe in. This company has achieved and is continuing to achieve some great things.

What's next

Want to be part of it? Then send in your CV to Hannah B.

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