Senior Software Engineer

Discipline: Software Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact name: Theo Forest

Contact email: theo@ds-group.co.uk
Job ref: 32104
Published: 26 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Software Engineer

DS Group are currently representing a fast growing start-up that are on a mission to power purpose into every financial transaction worldwide. Using their global charitable disbursement rails, they help businesses build purpose into their digital products and experiences by connecting them to nonprofits across the globe and disbursing donations quickly, safely and efficiently.

The Role

You will be expected to forward the development of their platform by providing innovative solutions to their partners. Day to day API engineers are expected to write code, perform code reviews, update and maintain their AWS infrastructure, maintain the stability of the platform, integrate with external services, create and enhance solutions to complex problems. You will report directly to one of their team leads.

You have:

  • At least 4 years experience building APIs and working with databases

  • In depth knowledge of TypeScript

  • In depth knowledge of relational databases (they currently use Postgres)

  • Experience using a variety of other databases

  • Experience using AWS (e.g. VPC, ECS, RDS, S3, SQS, Lambda)

  • A desire to take ownership of a mission critical project

  • Experience of monitoring systems, continuous integration and automated testing

  • Experience writing public API documentation (they currently use Swagger)

  • Comfortable designing complex systems for our external partners

  • Enjoy using written documentation to make proposals to different stakeholders

  • Experience writing public APIs

And even better, although not necessarily, you might also have knowledge of:

  • Serverless (AWS Lambda)

  • Containerisation

  • High volume call handling and the ability to scale globally

  • Infrastructure as code

  • Webhooksv

If you are interested in applying, please do send through an up to date copy of your CV.