Back End Developer - 15Gifts Ltd

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 17/06/2018

Limitless choice isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. After a point, adding more options gets overwhelming. It stops us choosing at all. Or leaves us regretting the choices we make.

Here at 15gifts, we’re obsessed with the psychology of choosing. Studying the key elements that drive people to make confident choices on the high-street, and bringing those qualities into the digital world through intelligent decision-engine technology.

Today we power thousands of confident consumer choices every day across some of the largest brands in the UK including O2, Virgin Media, EE, Sky, BT, Three and The Times. With every engine interaction, we’re learning more about customers, gathering insights and powering more and more accurate recommendations.

Job Description:

We're on a mission to see how close our technology can get to offering the same level of service online as you receive from a brilliant high-street assistant. Our decision engines are already live across some of the largest brands in the UK and are expanding to markets around the globe. We are looking for a developer to join us as our business expands to new partners.

We’re looking for a backend developer to help us grow and maintain our product API’s and internal back office system. We are in the process of rewriting our back office from Perl to Javascript so any experience with NodeJs would be advantageous.

Skills Range:
  • 2+ years experience with a scripting language (Javascript, Go, Perl).
  • Understanding of NodeJs.
  • Database experience preferably mySQL.
  • Experience building scalable web services and applications.
  • Ability to quickly learn new languages, tools and libraries.
  • Experience with Ubuntu, Vagrant and AWS would be a plus.
  • Up to date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies.
Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: £35,000 DOE
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

What We’re Offering:

  • A fun and creative working environment
  • The opportunity to be responsible for a key aspect of the business - driving a real impact and seeing your work used by thousands of people every day
  • The chance to join a company at an incredibly exciting time of growth
  • Working with some of the largest companies in the UK, including Sky, EE, The Times and Virgin
  • Input into all aspects of the business
  • 33 days holiday (incl bank holidays)
  • Your birthdays off work
  • Fresh fruit, beers and regular social events
  • The occasional office dog visit.

No agencies please

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