Software Engineer (Backend)

  • 143/1 Constitution St, Edinburgh EH6 7AD, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Do you want to work for a company that’s changing how brands communicate with their customers? This is your chance to join a small, ambitious and fast-growing tech company based in Leith, Edinburgh. BLACKBX is a SaaS product; a powerful marketing solution for the hospitality sector with customers including Live Nation and Pizza Express which is used by millions of people.

Job Description

We are looking for a full-time engineer who is willing to take full ownership of the back-end of our products. You will be responsible for taking a design to production. Due to our size, a backlog of requests can happen very quickly so it’s important that you are able to prioritise these and give realistic estimations as to when each should be ready for Production.

Responsibilities

  • Creating and maintaining existing Database Models

  • Liaison with Frontend Engineers how data should be communicated between systems 

  • Create and manage infrastructure for services.

  • Manage deployment of code updates to production environments

  • Generate and maintain detailed documentation for all code

  • Remain up-to-date with new development trends and technologies

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of professional experience 

  • Strong proficiency with modern backend stack (PHP 7+ (Slim), Python 3.6+ (Flask), PHPUnit, an ORM)

  • Experience with modern development workflow, testing and version control tools.

  • Experience with AWS: SQS, CodePipeline, S3, API Gateway, Beanstalk, Elasticache, RDS

  • Exposure to Agile methodologies 

  • Ability to self-manage and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong communication skills

Will Definitely Go In Your Favour

  • Frontend development experience is a plus

Additional Information

What's in it for you?

  • Work in an energetic, dynamic and fast paced environment based in Leith

  • MacBook Pro & Apple accessories

  • 33 total days holiday per year

  • Flexible working

  • Workplace pension

  • Juice, snacks and the other stuff you’d expect from working at a tech startup

Want to know more?

If you want to play a key part in a high growth technology company, send us your CV

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