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Web Software Developer

Exciting new role in our UK Software Team

Fotech is a developer of smart platform management solutions using cutting edge photonics, advanced AI and edge computing technologies to help users monitor and manage their assets – improving the safety, security and efficiency of their operations. Due to continued growth and a drive to create more innovative solutions for our customers, we have created a new role in Fotech HQ in our UK Software Team: Web Software Developer. And we need your expertise.

Job Title: Web Software Developer

Job Reference: FC19091101

Application Closing Date: 31st October 2019

Location: Fotech HQ, Church Crookham Office, UK

Role type: Permanent, full-time

Salary Range: 35,000 GBP to 50,000 GBP

Working as part of a dynamic and supportive team, you will be developing software features for our diverse range of smart platform management solutions. We need a strong software developer with extensive C++ experience, capable of solving unique and challenging problems, in a very agile environment.

The ideal candidate will be inclined towards team leadership and have the ability to mentor junior developers.

General Responsibilities

  • Specification, design, development of advanced front-end features and back-end APIs for complex real-time systems.
  • Maintenance of the products, including staying on top of the tools we use.
  • Continuous code reviewing as per the company standards.
  • Active participation in the team’s Agile development process and other company-wide processes.
  • Engage in effective collaboration among co-located and geographically distributed team members.

Must have

  • Extensive experience in front-end (client-side) development.
  • We write high-performance JavaScript for our graphing features, using frameworks such as Vue, Leaflet (for maps); We also write in TypeScript, Sass (Less).
  • Good experience of back-end (server-side) development; Our REST APIs are written in Python using Flask, SQLAlchemy; Our Ruby web-app uses frameworks such as Sinatra, DataMapper. We also have a Rails web-app.
  • Experience developing against relational databases; We use PostgreSQL for our configuration and data.
  • Familiarity with version/release control is required; Git as a repository is important.

Nice to have:

  • Experience developing on Linux based environments is important.
  • Exposure to general scripting languages such as Python, Linux shell scripting is useful.
  • Familiarity with CI tools and issue tracking tools; Exposure to Jenkins, Redmine is useful.

Autonomous, self-motivated, self-starting and willing to take ownership of assigned features to move them forward.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-organised with good attention to detail.
  • Ability and willingness to travel. Our software development offices are located in UK and Canada.

If this exciting new role sounds like a good fit for you and you are interested in joining our team get in touch and apply using the form below.

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Candidates must have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

Please note that we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies.