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Senior Software Development Engineer
Growth Street
London, UK

Job Title

Senior Software Development Engineer

Job Description

You will be a great hire if you can have an impact for the business by:

Providing significant contribution to the future architectural and scalability decisions around how software is built at Growth Street. Delivering production quality code based around Python 3.7, Django and Flask. Utilising your robust system design & architecture knowledge, with an eye towards solid testing, scalability and availability. Designing distributed data processing systems using queue/pub-sub/scheduler approaches. Leading and applying a test-driven approach to all engineering moving forward, coaching the team to this goal, shortening the feedback loop across the SDLC. Working with business stakeholders, product owners and business analysts to analyse requirements, develop ideas and design solutions. Mentoring more junior members of your team, and continue to establish development best practices.

Restrictions

  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements

You will be a great hire if you can have an impact for the business by:

Providing significant contribution to the future architectural and scalability decisions around how software is built at Growth Street. Delivering production quality code based around Python 3.7, Django and Flask. Utilising your robust system design & architecture knowledge, with an eye towards solid testing, scalability and availability. Designing distributed data processing systems using queue/pub-sub/scheduler approaches. Leading and applying a test-driven approach to all engineering moving forward, coaching the team to this goal, shortening the feedback loop across the SDLC. Working with business stakeholders, product owners and business analysts to analyse requirements, develop ideas and design solutions. Mentoring more junior members of your team, and continue to establish development best practices.

Your qualifications, skills and motivations

Our tech stack includes, but is not limited to: Python 3.7; Django; Flask; PostgreSQL; Celery; AWS.

About the Company

At Growth Street, we’re passionate about helping growing businesses succeed.

We operate a product called GrowthLine that offers borrowers lines of credit from £25k up to £1m. Our product is similar to a traditional bank overdraft, but we want to be smoother, faster and more efficient. We support GrowthLine with a peer-to-peer platform that matches retail investors’ funds with the working capital needs of our borrower customers.

Whether we’re speaking to customers or to each other, we try at all times to live by our core values:

Be curious – We celebrate diversity and we love to learn new things. Whether you’re passionate about football, scuba diving, opera - whatever your interests - we want to hear from you. We’re eager to learn, share and use knowledge to positively impact our customers: that’s why we ask everyone to be curious. Be in sync – We’re only as strong as the sum of our parts, and when we bring our skills and talent together for each other and our customers we are at our most exciting. That’s why we are always working to be in sync. Beat expectations – At Growth Street, we work for our customers. We’re dedicated to thinking about what customers need, now and in the future, and going out of our way to beat expectations.

Growth Street was founded in 2015 and we're a growing company of 50 people. We have 20 people working in Technology, building cloud-native systems drawing on experience from companies that include Lovefilm, BBC, Yahoo, Reuters, Bloomberg, JP Morgan and Amazon.

Whether we’re speaking to customers or to each other, we try at all times to live by our core values:

Be curious – We’re eager to learn, share and use knowledge to positively impact our customers: that’s why we ask everyone to be curious. Be in sync – When we bring our skills and talent together we are at our best. That’s why we are always working to be in sync. Beat expectations – At Growth Street, we work for our customers. We’re dedicated to thinking about what customers need now and in the future, and we go out of our way to beat expectations. We are proud to be an equal opportunity organisation that embraces a diverse and inclusive working culture.

You can find more about what it’s like to be an engineer at Growth Street at https://www.growthstreet.co.uk/engineering.BENEFITS

Participation in an employee equity scheme Employer pension contributions of 5% of your base salary 25 days of holiday, plus bank holidays Employee referral bonus scheme Enhanced maternity and paternity pay Strong and clear company values focused on growth Training, equipment and IT budget The tools you require to get the job done Free access to bike storage, showers, and changing facilities Free breakfast & fruit Budget for books; weekly lunch & learns and a busy social calendar Flexible working arrangements

The role is based from our London office. We are located 1 minute from Aldgate Tube station, and just over 5 minutes from Liverpool Street station.

Contact Info

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