Senior Backend Developer - Bright Interactive

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 04/10/2018

Bright Interactive is a team of experienced highly technical web software developers in Brighton, UK. We use agile techniques to develop web applications and bespoke software for clients all over the world.

Job Description:

Join our friendly and supportive team

Bright Interactive is an established software development agency based in central Brighton. We develop dynamic and intelligent software applications and websites that help businesses thrive. We’ve been doing this for almost twenty years, driven by the desire to produce technically excellent, valued products for ambitious clients of all sizes in many sectors.

We’re looking for a talented developer with experience in the following technologies:

  • Kotlin or Java
  • API development

Ideally, you will also have:

  • Passion for architecting technical solutions
  • Interest and experience in building modern JavaScript frontends (React + TypeScript preferred)
  • A real appreciation of clean, well-tested, well-documented code
  • Understanding of agile development practices
  • Experience with continuous integration & deployment tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A customer-focused approach
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This is an opportunity to work with an intelligent, adaptable and supportive team, working on inspiring projects for a variety of clients. The role is in our Custom team, working on bespoke applications for highly engaged clients. In general these involve a React/GraphQL/TypeScript frontend, with a Kotlin/Spring Boot backend, hosted on Heroku.

Across all projects we deal with many different types of data storage including Postgres, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch, and Redis, as well as making use of communications technologies like RabbitMQ and SQS.

We use version control (Git) and CI (Solano/Code Build), as you would expect from a modern development team.

Just some of the reasons our developers love working here...

"We are in charge of dev practices, tech stack etc " Ben C

"The opportunities to architect solutions" Angus

"Working alongside other experienced developers" Richard

"Flat teams - everyone has a voice" Ben

"We really do lean start-up and agile" Chris

"The beer fridge!" Ash

"Flexible working" Matt

"Company profit share" Richard

"We’re based in the centre of Brighton" Mike

"25 days holiday per year" Patrick

"The work we’re involved in is never dull!" Martin

"We get to choose our laptop OS" Alastair

Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: £50k - 65k + company profit share
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Our company values are ingrained in everything we do and stand for and the person we are looking for needs to demonstrate an ability to adapt, reason intelligently, embrace change and be genuinely helpful towards his/her colleagues.

Our supportive leadership style means you get to make your own decisions and take responsibility for your own approach to work. As a result, we have very motivated, committed and energetic people who can make a real difference to what we do and how we do it.

Our offices are based in the North Laine area of Brighton with views of both the Downs and the sea. Work/life balance is a priority and we believe that being at work should be enjoyable. We offer a range of great benefits including a supportive & collaborative work environment, 25 days holiday, regular company-funded outings, a great coffee machine & free fruit, flexible work hours, and of course, beers and drinks after 4pm on Fridays. We’re particularly proud of our profit share scheme that ensures every member of the team benefits from our success.


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