Backend Developer (junior)

  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London, UK
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Reference: 15416

A Junior Backend Developer is needed to join this creative studio based in Hackney who build marketing products and tools for all the major movie studios as well as have their own bespoke platform. This platform gets 2.2 million visits a week and with the development and launch of a lot of new features and capabilities on the cards it’s an exciting time to be joining the team – you are needed to contribute ideas to this product plan and help to build it out!

You will be key player in the ongoing company infrastructure transformation. You should be self-motivated, care for the quality of your work and love to think big, while getting things done. We’re looking for vision as well as a can-do attitude.

You’ll be responsible for:
– Writing backend JavaScript code.
– Designing and building APIs.
– Working tightly with product departments and keeping to precise timelines.
– Collaborating in a culture that promotes passion in technology and constant learning.
– Code reviewing colleagues work.

As a Junior Backend Developer you’ll be expected to have:
– The ability to write clean, maintainable, self documenting and performant code, with accompanying unit tests.
– Knowledge of security measures in applications.
– Experience in object-oriented or functional programming.
– Experience of writing Database queries using relational databases.
– Good knowledge of REST.
– Knowledge of algorithms, design patterns, data-structures.
– Experience working alongside other developers is a bonus.

Personality and cultural fit are even more important than technical skill. This is a vital hire for the team, and they are looking for someone who is a critical thinker, has a can-do attitude, is a team player and most of all has a love of film and TV!

In addition to working with a friendly, social bunch of film buffs, gorgeous office dogs and a great casual office environment, as a valued member of the team you’ll get:
– Flexible hours
– Flexible holiday
– Private cinema room, exclusive movie screenings, access to movie premieres and Picturehouse membership
– Bike storage
– Table tennis
– Well-stocked drinks fridge

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