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Full-Stack Junior Developer in London

We are looking for a talented Developer with a passion for building seamless digital experiences, to join our team in London to help us work on our existing product and be instrumental in launching our vision for adaptive tutoring. You will be working closely with founders, strategists and designers, and be a crucial part of our core development team.

What are you going to do

At Tutor House, we have team meetings each week and then we go and make things happen. Your ideas are
valued and taken onboard. You’ll love working in a team but also be independent and able to set your own
goals.

You will be:

  • Installing our main applications in a new production environment - SQL database & Python Django back-end
  • Optimising applications for speed and scalability
  • Developing new features to improve growth (activation and retention)
  • Developing new products from ideation to MVP
  • Designing and implementing back-end architectures up to RESTful APIs
  • Monitoring uptime and performance for each part of the stack
  • Working with the team to optimise WP and site-load times
  • Building reusable and testable code for future use
  • Executing work that adheres to best practices and consistency standards
  • Collaborating with Product and other team members to prioritise work
  • Participating in code reviews, and sharing knowledge
  • Iterating fast with an agile project management process with Kanban boards
  • Automating packaging, installation and deployment on a cloud environment
  • Involved in weekly team meetings and catch ups

What we offer:

  • Startup experience in our fast-growing, venture-backed company
  • Opportunity to influence the choice of the new cutting-edge tools and frameworks
  • Direct contact with the senior team, management responsibilities, and exposure to all business areas
  • 25 days of holiday
  • Great office and location in Leicester Square
  • A role that allows you to have a real impact in a fun and exciting environment
  • Company Bonuses
  • £35,000-50,000 salary

What we ask:

  • At least finished university degree Graduate degree in a Computer Science related field or equivalent experience
  • (ideally) 5+ years of experience mastering object oriented languages and web development
  • Fluent in Python Django
  • Experience with MySQL databases, cache systems and messaging
  • Eagerness for lean, pragmatic and well-tested code
  • Strong experience in Continuous Integration/Deployment tools

Extra information

  • Also (nice to have)
  • React and Javascript experience
  • Linux and AWS experience
  • Good understanding of containerisation and orchestration
  • Significant contributions to OSS
  •  Previous startup experience
Education Level
University
Location
London
Working hours per week
40 - 40
Type of Contract
Graduate Jobs, Full Time Jobs
Salary indication
Between £35,000 and £50,000 per year
Responsible for
optimising applications, developing new features, designing, collaborating with the team
Published at
04-02-2019
Type of Job
ICT
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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