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Storm Ideas Ltd: Senior React Developer

EMEA Only

Headquarters: Edinburgh
URL: https://stormideas.com/#intro

🌎 Edinburgh office or fully remote working from anywhere in EMEA!
🏖️ 33 Days Paid Leave
✨ Exciting product, 10s of millions of users, sold to global brands
💻 M1 Max MacBook Pro or PC equivalent
💡 Latest tech stack and tools

SUMMARY

Storm Ideas have developed a platform called Storyteller that allows brands to integrate Stories functionality and more into their apps and websites. The platform is in use by multiple global brands serving 10s of millions of users. Check us out on ProductHunt!

We are looking for a talented Senior React Developer to be a leader in our growing, 30-strong technical team.

You'll be working with a friendly, talented team and have the opportunity to grow and lead both technically and in managing others. If the idea of a fast-paced, dynamic role with tonnes of opportunity for change, responsibility and innovation sounds exciting to you, then read on!


ABOUT US

Founded in 2008, we are an Edinburgh and Warsaw based team that works with incredible clients all over the world, particularly in the US TV industry.

Whether it’s developing our own products, producing engaging social content en masse, or designing and delivering services to help our clients work more efficiently, our work is varied, exciting and at the very forefront of the latest technology and trends.

Currently, we are a growing team of 100+ people but still looking for new colleagues who make an impact and believe in the same ideas and values as we do.


RESPONSIBILITIES

What can you expect?
  • Responsible for improving internal technical practise and processes, including identifying relevant, new technologies
  • Leading projects from conception to completion
  • Understanding business objectives and how to fulfil them
  • A standard-bearer and example for code quality in the company
  • Executing tasks proactively with no brief
  • Working with other team leads to ensure company-wide cohesion and efficiency
  • Working with non-technical team members to increase the overall technical output of the company
  • Providing technical guidance to less experienced developers
  • Liaising with project management colleagues when technical input is required
  • Learning, utilising and improving our DevOps processes and tools to enable rapid delivery
  • Eliminating technical debt
  • Fixing emergency software defects and sharing what was learned from the failure
  • Helping to define the technical architecture for products
  • Producing software reused by developers by contributing to our SDK

Eventually, we'd like you to:
  • Take full responsibility for the output of a development team
  • Be responsible for quality of team via reviewing/feedback, mentoring and recruiting
  • Define success and how it will be measured, creating plans and roadmaps as needed
  • Prioritise team members’ workload
  • Lead on client communication and delivery where required

QUALIFICATIONS

What's important for us:
  • Experience using React
  • Experience using Rest APIs
  • Experience using Git
  • 2+ years’ commercial experience

What’s nice to have:
  • A University Degree in Computer Science (or a related discipline)
  • Experience with Unit Testing / Testing frameworks in general
  • Experience using Continuous Integration / Deployment
  • Experience working with server-side technology and an understanding of SQL databases
  • Experience using Good OO practices
  • Contributed to Open Source projects
  • An active Github profile

YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Modern tech stack 

We adopt the latest technologies - Swift on mobile, .NET 5 (moving to .NET 6 right now!), Microsoft SQL Server, Entity Framework Core, Hangfire, Azure, Terraform on the backend and React, Redux, SASS on the frontend, Swift and Kotlin on mobile - constantly looking for the best tools and solutions.

Agility & Openness for Ideas 

We actively encourage the entire team to share their ideas, with that in mind we regularly adopt and implement suggestions across the company, you’re the specialist here!

Operating with the agility of a high growth start-up, alongside the support you can expect from a larger organisation means we encourage quick decision making and a responsive, adaptive culture.

Outstanding People 

We believe that great teams are built by a mixture of personality and skills, we’re an international team with more than 100 people onboard, the technical team counts around 30 specialists, and half of them are senior developers. We’re looking for people with a passion for what they do - just be yourself!

We’re an international team with more than 100 people onboard and we come from a mix of the biggest names in tech, to innovative start-ups and everything in between.

Development-driven projects 

60-70% of our daily tasks are new features development, we care a lot about quality assurance, that’s why we enlarge our QA team.

Top-notch equipment 

We’ll provide you with a high-end M1 Max MacBook Pro or PC equivalent as well as top of the range monitors, headphones, a keyboard, mouse and whatever you need to feel comfortable at work.

Flexibility 

We’re a remote-first company and support 100% remote working for this role. We have flexible working hours so you can start your day anytime between 8am and 11am.

Joining us means becoming an integral part of the whole team no matter where we’re physically working, we have a number of initiatives to create a team environment regardless of geographic location.

To apply: https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/storm-ideas-ltd-senior-react-developer

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