Lead Backend Developer

  • Permanent
  • Nottingham
  • Location: Nottingham
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #63305

Join this company that is on a mission to reduce the financial damages caused by flooding with its state-of-the-art flood forecasting system. This rapidly growing tech start-up is disrupting the insurance industry.

As part of this fast-moving, collaborative team, you will have the opportunity to develop and scale the technology used by the company, working alongside the Chief Scientific Officer and Head of Technical Systems.

As the Lead Backend Engineer, you will also be responsible for guiding and supporting the team in the in design, development, coding, testing and debugging of applications.

What You’ll be Doing
• Support the development team, making sure that they deliver as per the development standards
• Organize and manage different activities of the team in charge of software development
• Coordinate with operational team to meet different application requirements
• Stay up to date with all the current developments in software
• Take responsibility of debugging and testing applications
• Always ensure proper documentation

What You’ll Bring in This Role
• Proven expertise in leading development teams
• Comprehensive experience of complete development cycle that starts from requirement analysis to development, design, testing and implementation
• Proven comprehension of GIT version control systems
• Well-versed with development on the Ubuntu Operating System
• Proven programming experience in Python
• Ability to coach and mentor a team
• Good problem solving and analytical abilities
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to work with project managers in order to produce tech specifications
• Experience of geospatial data processing and AWS cloud environment will be advantageous

Your Benefits
• Handsome salary over £60,000 per year depending on your experience and skills
• Equity stake in the company
• Pension scheme and 25 holidays
• Flexible working based on your needs

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