Back-End/Full Stack Developer

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Back-End/Full Stack Developer

Merapar by alfa1 are looking for a Back-End/Full Stack Developer to join our team and be part of the Software Movement

Full-time · London

Meet some of your team

Erwin

Co-Founder

Harry

Co-Founder

Roma

Senior Microsoft Consultant

Luc

Executive Manager

Maud

HR & Office Manager

Rick

Lead Software Developer

Wendy

Office Manager

Alex

VP Strategy & Business Development

Anna

Marketing Manager

Jasper 

Cloud Architect

About the role


Merapar by alfa1 is a European Cloud based services business. We are a AWS Advanced Consulting Partner looking to expand our team in the UK to provide high quality service to our valued UK clients.

As a Merapar by alfa1 employee you will be able to work flexibly and cooperate on interesting and challenging technical projects with like-minded team members based not only in the UK but our locations in Netherlands and Poland. As a relatively new European services business and with a growing UK based operation you will have the opportunity to assist the team in developing and shaping Merapar as a great place to work, whilst delivering real value to our clients. Being prepared to travel to our clients' offices is important however we are happy to support our people working from home where appropriate and provide an excellent suite of tools to enable virtual collaboration.

The people who work for Merapar by alfa1 are our primary asset and we encourage and invest in training and certification, e.g. in AWS technologies and Agile methodologies. We believe in Agile management and development principles and actively support our self-organising teams.

We value adaptability, commitment and ingenuity, so if you are someone who relishes new challenges and wishes to be in a dynamic environment, working with lots of different clients and on many different projects with the latest technologies, then Merapar by alfa1 is the business for you.As a Merapar by alfa1 Developer you will work closely with our clients and development teams to deliver innovative software that provides genuine business value. You will join a skilled and motivated team, hit the ground running and think on your feet. We offer flexibility and freedom in return for passion and commitment.

We are looking for both Senior and Mid-level Developers who will have:

  • Mid-Level – 3+ years of experience; Java, JavaScript, AWS, Node.js, Python.
  • Senior – 5+ years of experience; Java, JavaScript, AWS, Node.js, Python.

If you also have Front-End development experience or are interested in gaining this experience, we would love to hear from you.

You will:

  • Be part of our development team developing cutting edge distributed software systems.
  • Work with our European colleagues in project implementation.
  • Define and develop microservices and cloud-based systems.
  • Design and implement features in an agile development environment.
  • Be responsible for the correct execution of functional and non-functional test cases/test procedures.

About You


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering or a Computing related subject
  • Experience as a software developer in an agile environment using multiple languages.
  • Knowledge and some experience of cloud development, preferably AWS.

  • Knowledge and some experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery, Test Driven Development, Behaviour Driven Development.
  • An ability to propose improvement suggestions, identify and solve problems.
  • An open-mind and a natural curiosity for new technologies
  • Excellent knowledge of English with first-rate verbal and written communication skills
  • An understanding of security, scalability and resilience
  • Experience in leading and mentoring junior team members is desirable

How a alfa1 career looks 


Personal Growth: We’ve said it, and we’ll say it again.. We will invest in your career and personal growth.

Cutting Edge Tech: You’ll work with the latest tech on a daily basis, always with time to explore and be introduced to emerging techs and innovations.

Top Clients: Work with key players in the industry. See your work making a difference to the brands you know most.

Flexible Working: Options for office based and remote work, with options for all. School run no problem... work life balance is everything.

Newest Mac Kit: From day one, you’ll be given the latest Mac, trackpad, AirPods, a top- notch screen and more.

Work and Play: We are particularly good at getting the alfa1 family together to have fun and celebrate successes.


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