Senior API Engineer

The job in a nutshell

Do you want to join a tech-led business operating multiple leading brands focussed on innovation and disruption with the common mission to help consumers save time and money?

Sound good?

Great!

We have a new opportunity for a Senior API Engineer to join us. As a Senior API Engineer you’ll design and develop software for our platform to help customers save money. You will have the opportunity to work with modern technologies such as AWS, Terraform and Jenkins and work with the wider Tech team collaborating with Test Engineers and Product Managers to help craft the future of money saving!

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Specialist in Python, Node.js and exposure to PHP.
  • Exposure in BDD and TDD.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of common Amazon Web Services such as Cognito, S3, AWS Lambda, RDS, DynamoDB, SQS, Serverless, SSM and Route53.
  • Experience in API integration with 3rd parties insurance and energy providers will be helpful.
  • Experience using tools such as PyCharm, Chalice framework, Terraform and Jenkins.
  • Familiar with typical enterprise architecture tools and standards such as UML.

What you’ll be responsible for

The person successful in this role will assist in building a platform to support new products and will be closely involved in all agile development principles and practices. Closely developing and handling new components, libraries and services to support the delivery of new products you will play a meaningful role in new vertical development. You will be selecting the right languages, frameworks and tooling for the job and deliver it in an efficient and punctual way ensuring components are properly tested, instrumented and monitored.

You will commit code to key components and influence the architecture and strategy, creating new capabilities and business opportunities. Testing new tools and technologies will be a big part of the role and you will share your experiences with the team.

You will give and receive honest and constructive feedback on code reviews and help build a positive culture of customer focus, continuous improvement, technical perfection, professional conduct, ownership and collaboration.

Who you’ll be working with

  • Collaborating with Test Engineers to design, build and test effective applications.
  • Working with the wider Tech team to ensure everyone works towards one vision.
  • Working with Product Managers to help shape backlogs and deliver timely roadmap features.
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Salary:

Up to £81,000 plus benefits and bonus

Location:

London / Remote working

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/10505/346

Closing date:

31st October 2020

Working hours:

37.5

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