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Back End Developer

Job overview
This Back End Developer role is a fantastic opportunity to join a funded AdTech startup and make a significant impact to the product development - apply now!

Looking for Software Developer jobs, Back End Engineer roles or Tech opportunities in London? Interested in working for an exciting AdTech startup? Apply to this Back End Developer job today!

Company profile - AdTech Startup

In this Front End Developer job, you will be joining an exciting early-stage, funded AdTech startup based in London. Looking to launch their product in early 2023, they are on a mission to provide streamlined advertising services for smaller businesses, helping them to be competitive whilst remaining affordable. Using machine learning, their product will automatically create digital advertising executions tailored for individual businesses. It will choose and buy the media placement for them across all the social media platforms, as well as reporting on their performance. Having secured funding to build & launch, they are keen to begin the growth of their business from the ground up with this exciting hire!

Job description - Back End Developer

In this Software Developer job, you will have the opportunity to build something genuinely new - one that combines the very best of automation, creative design, customer experience, and advertising science. You will utilise your programming skills within a modern, agile tech stack encompassing JavaScript frameworks such as Node, React or Svelte – you name it! You will work within a dynamic cloud environment, Google Cloud / AWS, encompassing various methodologies.

Key responsibilities - Back End Developer

In this Software Developer opportunity, your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering the backend application and infrastructure from the ground up, working as part of an agile cross-functional team
  • Playing a key part in defining how the backend is architected and deployed to the cloud, using either AWS or Google Cloud. You will be able to make strong recommendations on best practice to ensure our platform is secure, resilient and scalable
  • You will take the lead on coding the backend platform and API. You will develop integrations with external platform APIs including those of social media platforms like Meta, Google, Twitter in addition to other vendors such as OpenAI and Shutterstock
  • You will set up test automation, continuous integration and monitoring tools
  • As the team grows, you will take on a level of leadership and mentoring for new team members

Job requirements - Back End Developer

  • Highly educated to degree level (2.1 or above) in Computer Science or relevant discipline
  • You are likely a full-stack developer with a preference for the backend and DevOps. The sort of knowledge and competencies include:
  • Track record of success delivering complex web applications
  • Deep understanding and expertise in serverless and cloud infrastructure, specifically using either AWS or Google Cloud
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies such as Kanban and/or Scrum. Happy working in a cross-functional product team alongside designers and other stakeholders
  • Hands-on experience with continuous integration and test automation. You love to ship, the more frequently the better
  • You’re a team player with good communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills who works to help others succeed

Please note: Examples of your coding skills will be necessary to take an application forward. For example, an updated Github or similar code repositories.

Benefits of the job - Back End Developer

  • A very competitive salary upwards of £50,000, flexible depending on experience
  • Opportunity to grow an early-stage startup from the ground up, being a part of shaping the team's direction and culture
  • Office space in central London but with opportunity for hybrid working
  • Being part of a mission to facilitate the dreams and graft of the business underdog, dealing a blow to the world of Globalisation and Big Business, ONE AD AT A TIME!

On the hunt for Back End Engineer jobs or Software Developer roles in London? Interested in working for an early-stage startup? Apply for this Back End Developer job in London today!

Give A Grad a Go is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or other. We are continually finding ways to improve the way we work, read our Diversity and Inclusion promise for more information about this.

Joe Goddard
Team Lead & Key Account Manager