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Senior Software Developer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Sector: Digital
  • Job reference: DRSSD1
  • Consultant: David Robinson
Amsource Technology have partnered exclusively with a truly exciting tech start-up to recruit a Senior Backend Engineer, based in Leeds.

You will join this business who are currently growing at a rapid rate following the successful launch of their first application and a period of extensive investment.

You will have the opportunity to build market-leading applications from the ground up.

Operating in a unique sector, their core product is a first-of-its-kind product, underpinned by 3 years of research and development into Artificial Intelligence to change lives for the better.

Interestingly, the backend of the system is written in Go (Golang), the programming language created by Google, which according to HackerRank is the number one programming language Developers want to learn in 2019. The rest of the stack includes a Microservices architecture, Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud (AWS / GCP) and CI / CD.

They’re not looking for a Go expert as they know that it is still an up and coming language but the candidate must have the desire and ability to pick it up quickly. If you’ve looked at it in your own time that would be highly beneficial.

If you want to use bleeding edge technology working on innovative greenfield projects where you will have a major influence, this is the role for you!

In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to write your own hours, unlimited annual holidays, remote working, and the opportunity the work for one of the fastest-growing tech start-ups, generously funded and strategically supported by some of the brightest minds in the industry. You will be required to travel to the Leeds office occasionally so candidates should still be within a reasonable commuting distance. 

Skills and Experience Required:

3+ years’ experience of delivering high-volume applications for a commercial organisation in a Back-End Engineer role.
Experience working with a comparable language (Java, C#, PHP, Python etc)
Knowledge of at Go, or a willingness to get up-to-speed with it quickly.
Knowledge of Microservice Architecture (Kubernetes, Docker, or equivalent).
Knowledge of Cloud Architecture (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, or equivalent).
Experience of working with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
Experience of working within an Agile environment.
Ideal candidates will have a positive attitude to work, with an ability to work hard and collaborate to solve problems as needed.

The salary on this position is £40,000 - £60,000.

Don’t miss out on your chance to discuss this opportunity with me. Interviews are taking place ASAP!
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