Software Developer opportunities in Canterbury – STEM Graduates

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Calling Computer Science, Mathematics & Engineering (STEM) Graduates with a flair for code, and who love solving complex challenges. Three  vacancies have arisen with us – our technology keeps the eCom alive at clients like Liverpool Football Club, Royal Albert Hall, Ralph Lauren, Ted Baker, Mulberry , London Marathon & Currys.

Who we are:

We are a 30 strong, python-focused team of experts in our field.

Our technology is used by  the tech teams at online businesses to identify performance issues faster –and maximise CX-  ensuring fast and error free journeys for their online customers. Our clients technologists use our service  in managing digital performance, improving user experience, facilitating cross-departmental collaboration, and increasing ROI through the provision of uniquely in-depth analysis, reporting of actionable information and a common language understood by all departments.

The Role:

Working in python, the role combines technical skills, analysis and code development of web performance projects,

You will be getting a grounding in deep python architecture, and unique glimpse into a wide variety of technology projects including some of the most interesting online platforms in the country.

Overall, the most important factors are your clear coding, analytical thinking, clear communication and desire for continued learning. We are committed to your training needs as you progress in the role.

What you’ll be doing:

+ Using Python every day to solve complex coding issues, coming up with innovative solutions to support the performance management of the complex eCommerce platforms used by our clients

+ Collaborate closely in your team, learning from the highly experienced senior team members

+ Daily scrums, regular retrospectives and team sessions

+ Scratch your own itch: contribute to in-house tools and processes used in your team, to improve team’s effectiveness

+ Troubleshoot issues in the interface between our and our client’s systems


Choose your sub-team:

EITHER: You prefer a Backroom-only role 

+ Extending our Monitor engine to accommodate specific client requirements
+ taking User Stories daily from the client facing CS team, for a range of clients at any one time
+ expanding the team’s common code library
+ refactoring and supporting our code as specific client technology evolves, new challenges arise

ELSE: Your want to also engage with clients engineers – Peak Load engine teams

+ (requires strong communication and project management skills)
+ Pre-planning, scoping, coding, running and reporting on Peak Load Test projects
+ Collaboration with the client ‘s tech teams – on Slack, conference calls and on-site meetings
+ Technically manage the project deliverables to ensure that every techncial scope detail is covered and to plan

About You:

+ A STEM field degree

+ Software writing experience, ideally in an OOP language like Python, Java, C++, C#, or Objective C

+ A desire to learn, and rapidly take responsibilty

+ An analytical thinking approach, with problem solving skills, an eye for analysing situations and spotting patterns and solutions

+ Self management and project management strengths able to ‘get things done’ + Good communication skills of  technical matters

Desirable Skills:

+ Linux, Python, Git, Javascript, SQL, HTML, TCP/IP, Selenium, JMeter, CDNs, cloud computing and software releasing

+ Understanding of back-end web technologies and performance

+ Experience of eCommerce projects

People Values: 
• Togetherness (Family, Blameless, Loyalty, Team Player, Open, Fun, Care, Honesty)
• Passion for your Field
• Curious (Self-learning, sharing my learning)
• Can do attitude (Responsible, positivity, work ethic)

Canterbury CT1 1UT
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