Senior Software Engineer
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
We’re looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our talented software development team. We need someone who is passionate about developing great software, has a talent for problem solving and loves technology. As a Software Developer you’ll find yourself covering all aspects of our Agile software development lifecycle and of course you’ll be elbow deep in code.
Working for Aerial Motion Pictures (Fly ICARUS) you’ll have the opportunity to shape how and what we deliver and the technology(ies) we utilise. The ideal Candidate will be comfortable heading up a small team and helping to develop other, junior engineers.
Work with a production system, utilizing Agile processes such as: Code Review on Github, Pair Programming, Continuous Delivery to Heroku, Unit Testing and end-to-end testing.
Plan and estimate work on a weekly basis
Build Single Page and Mobile Applications, Web Servers, and other relevant systems
Use NodeJS, React Native, Redux, Flow, Babel/ES2017, Postgres, Kotlin and Swift.
Proactively research new technologies and bring them to the team to help maintain our edge
Help to maintain a stable production system by responding to live issues
Teach / Mentor junior members, as you help grow the development team
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work. They are not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities, duties, or skills required.
NodeJS (with ExpressJS)
React Native + Redux
3+ years of professional Full Stack Software Engineering Experience
Exposure to React and a backend technology
Exposure to NodeJS and a frontend technology
Exposure to SQL
Authorised to work in the UK
Familiarity with both NodeJS and React
Familiarity with Mobile development, preferably by way of React Native + Redux
Familiarity with Kotlin/Java/Swift/ObjectiveC
Familiarity with type systems and type theory, particularly FlowJS
Familiarity with Agile best practices in general and Continuous Delivery in particular
Strong Postgres knowledge
Open source contributions or other community engagement
Experience working at a small startup
A BSc in Computer Science/Mathematics or a related field
Pension: we offer a full auto-enrollment workplace pension for all employees who want it
Large amounts of autonomy and empowerment in your work
Holidays: we offer 28 days of holiday per annum, including bank holidays
Flexible working / working from home: we don’t have fixed working hours, some of our team start at 8am, others at 10am. We trust you to establish an effective working pattern that allows you to excel in your role and makes you a great team member
Learning & Development
Books, courses and conference budgets for all employees
Send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will schedule you for an initial 30 minute meeting with Matt Williams (our MD)
If we’re interested in moving forwards, you’ll be asked to provide some examples of your work and given a simple coding exercise to work on and deliver a solution to us.