Senior Backend Developer - London

Location
London, London
Salary
£60,000 - £80,000 per annum
Posted
29 Nov 2016
Closes
27 Dec 2016
Ref
1344830
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Senior Backend Developer
Location: London, WC1X
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 plus Pension and Others
Job Type: Full time

Company overview:

Client is backs brash entrepreneurs building the next generation of groundbreaking technology companies, geared to improve, enrich or disrupt the insurance ecosystem. With offices in Paris, and London, but soon in Asia and America, client focuses on pioneering start-ups that are ready to scale across the global stage.

If you are excited by technological change and its ability to disrupt traditional businesses, come and work with us! We work at the intersection of business, digital technology and creativity.

You will work in a booming sector and become part of the future global leader within the InsurTech ecosystem
You will have the opportunity to work with an international network of experts and benefit from a stimulating working environment with creative projects to work on
You will benefit from AXA’s expertise and operational support
You will enjoy a steep learning curve

Overview of the role & responsibilities:

We are looking for developers who will be responsible for developing and managing our entire technology stack.
Working with the CTO, your primary focus will be the definition and development of server-side main components, ensuring performance, security.
The primary stack will be Java / Spring, Angular2JS, PostgresSQL.
The application will be deployed into a Cloud infrastructure using automated deployment tools, so experience here is extremely valuable.
You will also be responsible for working with some front-end elements of the application. Therefore, a good understanding of client side JavaScript and associated front-end technologies is necessary.

Responsibilities:

Designing solid and scalable software architecture with complex data structure and complex matching engines
Using and developing APIs that can be integrated in third-party environments, front-ends and back-offices
Leveraging numerous sets of data to refine internal data structure and algorithms to improve service
Working side-by-side with Data Scientists on complex data structures and algorithms

Competencies/Experience required
5+ years of strong software engineering practices: XP, TDD, BDD, git, CI (GoCD / Jenkins)
A deep capacity to get things done
Strong proficiency with Java / Spring
Good knowledge of Angular2JS, front-end technologies (HTML5, CSS3, scss) as well as Responsive design
Building complex REST APIs
Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable, microservice-architected application
Devops practice
Bonus: bigData practice (elasticSearch, Cassandra, ELK, ...), python, nodeJS

Why join us?
If you are excited by technological change and its ability to disrupt traditional businesses, come and work with us! We work at the intersection of business, digital technology and creativity.
You will work in a booming sector and become part of the future global leader within the InsurTech ecosystem
You will have the opportunity to work with an international network of experts and benefit from a stimulating working environment with creative projects to work on
You will benefit from AXA’s expertise and operational support
You will enjoy a steep learning curve

KEY SKILLS
Strong end-to-end design skills on complex data structure and algorithms strong experience in: API, security & privacy