Developer - Essiell

Preston Park

Closing date: 19/08/2019

Essiell is a market leading, pioneering, independent software house and industry expert in travel money and compliance. We specialise in the provision of travel money and prepaid retail technology, and seamless anti-money laundering and customer due diligence solutions.

With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services market, we hold long-term relationships with an international client base of leading global travel operators, retailers, banks and department store 


Job Description:

Essiell are looking for a developer with a UI focus to work on our Ultrapos platform which provides foreign exchange and pre-paid card vPOS services to our clients. This platform is used by over 5000 high street branches in the UK.

Ultrapos consists of core services written in C++ supporting a user interface delivered in a browser via JavaScript. Supporting services are written in Python running on AWS

You wil be;

Responsible for new features in our product pipeline;
Migrating our legacy applications to use new technology we are developing;
Changes to support new and existing clients' business requirements;
Improvements to our supporting services and build processes;
Maintenance and improvement of our existing codebase.

Skills Range:

• Demonstrable expertise in Javascript;
• Experience in UX design;
• Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks and tools such as node.js, React and Angular;
• Skills in other languages such as Java, Python or PHP;
• A track record of at least 3 years in building reliable software;
• A good working knowledge of the technologies involved in delivering web applications from the bottom up, including HTTP and HTML, Application frameworks and browser features;

It would also be useful to have:
• Practice of secure coding;
• Previous exposure to PCI-DSS;
• Awareness of commercial and product impacts arising from requirements and your decisions;
• Familiarity with mercurial or another DVCS;
• The ability to work anywhere in the full stack of a complex web application;
• Experience in customer-facing discussions for requirements gathering and problem resolution

Person Specification:

Design and analytical skills to turn client requirements in to deliverable code;
The ability to communicate effectively with your colleagues;
A drive to improve yourself, Ultrapos, and your working environment
A methodical approach to fault-finding;
A wide knowledge of development tools, practices and technology.

Key Area: Software Engineering Software Engineering
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

You will receive;

A salary between £35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience;

25 days paid holiday;

Flexible working hours;

Contributory pension;

Support schemes like childcare vouchers

Essiell offices are based in offices overlooking Preston Park. Three train stations are within 15 minutes’ walk and bus services are a couple of minutes away.


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