Full-Stack Senior Software Engineer at Automation Consultants (Reading, UK)

Full-Stack Senior Software Engineer at Automation Consultants (Reading, UK)

At Automation Consultants

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Are you looking to join a team that develops innovative, cutting edge software that makes a difference? AppFox is the product team at Automation Consultants responsible for building cutting edge software and apps that transform leading collaboration tools such as Confluence, Jira, Trello and Monday.com. Our apps are used by over 1,500 companies worldwide to make a difference to their business. Some of our customers include globally recognised brands such as Deloitte, Goldman Sachs and Mercedes-Benz.

Your Role

Your role would be leading development efforts on a core product, which is offered as a SaaS and on-premise solution that has seen rapid growth. You would be reporting directly to the Head of Product and be involved in key decision making, as well as acting as a mentor and thought leader around our development activities.

On a day-to-day basis, you would be working with JavaScript/Typescript and Java, utilising the Node.js, React and Spring frameworks regularly. You would be expected to contribute to defect management and security analysis through automated testing.

Our team operates with an innovate, fast-paced mindset and you will be expected to contribute to multiple aspects of the software development lifecycle - including design, architecture and release.

What you'll be working on:

  • Architecting new features and planning the roadmap of products

  • Assist in the design of new products, and interfaces

  • Writing and maintaining Apps written using the Atlassian Connect framework

  • Performing code reviews and pair programming with other developers

  • Share knowledge and new methods with the team

  • Refactoring existing codebase and fixing bugs that are discovered

  • Software testing (unit and front-end)

  • Maintaining the security of our applications

Skills Required:

  • 3+ years’ experience in software development

  • JavaScript/TypeScript (Node.js and React)

  • Java (Spring/Hibernate)

  • Experience mentoring a group of developers

  • Development of Web Apps

  • Experience writing and consuming REST API's

  • Extensive understanding of data structures

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence), with knowledge of writing Atlassian add-ons a bonus

  • Experience using GraphQL to write REST API's

  • Experience using AWS - such as Lambda, ECS, S3, RDS, API Gateway

  • Experience with Git, Docker, GitHub and DevOps.


  • Competitive Salary

  • Regular team socials and events

  • Flexible working environment

  • Top specification laptop with your choice of OS

  • Ongoing training and development

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