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Full Time

Backend Engineer

Stoke HQ/ Remote

Job Overview

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated and versatile software engineer who enjoys working on every layer of the application stack from the backend, middleware to the front end. You are an engineering professional who puts users first. You are an innovator who sees the big picture and will challenge the status quo. You are a great communicator who can bring people along with you. Most of all you always demonstrate the curiosity and willingness to learn that has given you mastery in your areas of expertise.

The Logistics
At Huler, we support our teams to work how, when and where they’re most productive. We will never undervalue being together in person to aid communication and collaboration across all areas of the business. The Technical Teams get together at least once a quarter for Tech Day’s at our HQ, we usually coincide these days with our quarterly all company get togethers – the rest of the time remote, with no invite needed to work from HQ at any other point.

Perks & Benefits...
• Share Options
• Healthcare Cash Plan for you and for your family
• Enhanced sick pay & compassionate leave
• Wellbeing & EAP service offering free F2F/telephone counselling
• Savings on gyms, digital fitness and multi activity memberships
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
• Dedicated L&D budget
• Team social budget
• 3% Company Pension Contribution
• Death in Service (3x salary)
• Free Will for our people & their partners

What to Expect

Description
Application
Job Overview
Working as a Front-End Developer you will join a collaborative team, working primarily on HulerHub our SaaS product. HulerHub is a brand-new and much-needed product that’s revolutionising employee experience for businesses globally. Our employee experience platform delivers a truly consumer grade UX that can be branded to suit organisation's requirements while their people can personalise what matters to them - driving engagement and productivity. Although you will primarily be working on our SaaS software, you may have the opportunity to work on some bespoke projects.

The Logistics
At Huler, we support our teams to work how, when and where they’re most productive. We will never undervalue being together in person to aid communication and collaboration across all areas of the business. The Technical Teams get together at least once a quarter for Tech Day’s at our HQ, we usually coincide these days with our quarterly all company get togethers – the rest of the time remote, with no invite needed to work from HQ at any other point.

Perks & Benefits...
• Share Options
• Healthcare Cash Plan for you and for your family
• Enhanced sick pay & compassionate leave
• Wellbeing & EAP service offering free F2F/telephone counselling
• Savings on gyms, digital fitness and multi activity memberships
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
• Dedicated L&D budget
• Team social budget
• 3% Company Pension Contribution
• Death in Service (3x salary)
• Free Will for our people & their partners

The Interview Process
First, you’ll meet Dewi one of our Tech Leads, and a member of the People Team. In this interview, you will have the opportunity to learn more about Huler and ask any questions you may have about the role, we'll ask what interests you about joining Huler, and what you can add to our team. The next stage is a short technical task which will give you an insight into what you'll be doing in the role. The final stage of the interview process will be an interview with Dewi and a member of the back end team, where we will discuss your approach to the technical task, and your experience and skills in more detail.

At Huler, we’re on a mission to build an inclusive, welcoming culture that encourages and actively supports diversity and 97% of our teams believe we’re headed in the right direction. Our race, gender, religion, background, sexuality and beliefs are what make us unique. Our people are expected to always treat each other with respect, care and compassion. This starts from the moment you apply for a role at Huler, so we want you know we’re an equal opportunity employer. We will always strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment and have a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any kind.

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Position

Backend Engineer

Type

Full Time

Location

Stoke HQ/ Remote

Salary

Up to £55,000 (DOE)

    • Developing and maintaining backend systems and front-end applications

    • Work with the frontend team to integrate with our api endpoints

    • Taking ownership for assigned development tasks from build to delivery

    • Responsibility for managing and merging code in environment

    • Writing technical documentation

    • Updating and maintaining developer standards around internal coding standards and best practice

    • Trouble shooting and bug fixing

    • Working with SRE to improve performance, deployments, security, scalability and fix live site issues

    • Sharing technical and system knowledge with other members of the team

    • Mentoring and guiding peers via code reviews, dev sessions and paired programming

    • Staying up to date with industry trends and striving to innovate beyond these by engaging with the wider development community

      • A degree in computer science, or equivalent practical experience

      • 4+ years of experience in software design and web development

      • An excellent knowledge of cloud computing (preferably AWS)

      • Practical experience with Go, relational (MySQL or equivalent) and/or NoSQL (DynamoDB or equivalent) databases

      • Experience with a serverless environment, React, php or React Native will be advantageous

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