Backend Software Engineer, SaaS, Linux

Salary: 

£60-75k + equity

Position type: 

Permanent

Job Location: 

London

Backend Software Engineer, SaaS Analytics Platform

We’re looking for a Backend Software Engineer to join a ground-breaking tech start-up working on building the world’s most advanced spatiotemporal analysis platform.

SC security clearance or a willingness and ability to undergo SC security clearance checks is essential.

The Backend Software Engineer will join an experienced and rapidly growing Product Engineering team, responsible for building applications in a real time platform, to provide technical expertise in the product development process with the awareness and understanding of technical constraints, resources and opportunities.

The Backend Software Engineer will need:

  • BSc/BEng in Maths, Physics, Computer Science (or similar), or equivalent experience
  • Expert skill in dynamic languages like Python, JavaScript or Ruby, and with statically-typed compiled languages like C++ or Java
  • Highly experienced working with databases and relational data models, e.g. using PostgreSQL or similar
  • Fluent in Linux software development, virtualisation, dockerization and cloud computing
  • Experienced with release automation, monitoring, testing frameworks
  • Good knowledge of web front end languages and frameworks like HTML, CSS and JavaScript

Desired:

  • Existing UK government security clearance (SC/DV)
  • Performance engineering and code optimization expertise
  • Design of software for large-scale data systems

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