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Back End Developer


East-sussex Contract / 6 Months £475.00 per day

Full Stack Contract- Our client is an innovation labs team building out new products and services within the IoT space, this is rapid prototyping through to production within a fast paced start-up agile environment.

Working in the IoT space of the lab, you are joining the team to develop solutions in order to deliver scalable applications on the platform and maintain the existing code base, databases and APIs.

The backend platform is used to receive and process data from a number of smart devices, storing, processing and making the data available to a set of APIs for consumption by applications in a suitable format. Other projects may be added to your workload. The role will be expected to lead on the technical stack used, best practice tools and ways of working. You are joining a rapidly growing team, but will be among the first in house developers . You may be asked to help support the handover of projects into the ‘Business as Usual’ pipeline run by Marketing and Digital.

  • Evaluate different technical options for developments, which will have a significant contribution to business success, balancing risk with opportunity.
  • Actively participate in Sprint planning sessions providing accurate estimates for each task.
  • Identify and resolve technical and functional errors across all sites
  • Mentor and Share technical expertise with the team when required.
  • Provide written/verbal project progress reports or updates as requested by Scrum Master/senior members of the team.
  • Analyse builds proactively to identify problems and trends and propose technical solutions and recommend changes to optimise system performance and usability.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is in place to support future maintenance of system and to support operational requirements.
  • Ensure excellent level of communication to/from the team and key relationships.
  • Promote self-managing and proactive attitude within the team.
  • Availability to do out of hour support work if necessary.
  • Deliverables:

  • Work closely with Front End Development back-end work to support the UI and web APIs.
  • Be comfortable with the technologies, terminology and processes used by front-end developers, working with a cross-functional team in the past is essential.
  • Ensure code complies with agreed standards and guidelines.
  • Lead Back End development by estimating work and ensure that work is completed on time.
  • Take business requirements for new or changing functionality on the platform and help produce a plan for development.
  • Troubleshoot and provide appropriate solutions if and when problems occur.
  • Delivery of agreed tasks to agreed time scales.
  • Maintain a highly organised level of working standard – adhering to our working practices, code standards and helping us to develop them to become more efficient and effective.
  • Build your own knowledge of latest technologies through online and offline reading, attending events and sharing knowledge with the other web teams – be a source of best practise knowledge!
  • Code reviews & adhering to code standards.
  • Skills & Qualifications:

    Experience with Java Gradle, JavaScript, Node.Js

    Experience AWS, SQS, Lambda, Cognito

    Experience with Cloud Formation

    Familiarity with Single Page Application architecture, RESTful API

    Experience working with IoT technologies, MQTT, EC2

    Experience with data analysis, data warehouse, big data technologies

    Experience working with Linux servers and open source technologies

    Familiarity with the lifecycle of overall digital projects, from idea to market roll out

    Familiarity with front technologies

    Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential

    Test driven development, automated test and build, continuous integration/continuous deployment use Jenkins

    Understanding of modern javascript framework and cross platform mobile technologies

    Personal Profile

    Enthusiasm in delivering exciting digital projects

    Demonstrate achievement of practical realisation of digital project

    Job Reference: 65645636

    Salary: £475.00 per day

    Salary per: Day

    Job Duration: 6 Months

    Job Start Date: ASAP

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