The Role: Back End Developer
Our mission is to be the world’s most trusted social news platform. We will strive to empower ourselves and others to speak their truth, though each truth may be different, we are united in our desire to make a difference.
We Are The News (WATN) is a news based social media platform, formed with us, the people in mind. We bring together and connect people with opposing and/or similar views for the purpose of dialog and debate. Users can also share real life news footage and report how the news has affected them personally.
We are looking for a talented Back End Developer to join our team of highly motivated and gifted developers, with a view to launch our MVP within 1 month.
You will receive a significant portion of equity and will play a vital role in the development and success of this exciting, innovative start up.
You will be an experienced in the technology listed below and work, alongside a Scrum Master, Full Stack, Front End and Back End Developers and the wider team.
Required skills and experience:
- Experience with REST APIs
- Experience with SQL database
- Working in a distributed, and remote environment
- Experience with C#.NET
- A good understanding of software architecture and principles
- Amazon Web Services or similar e.g Azure, Google Cloud (Object storage, Message buses, compute infrastructure & load balancing)
- Agile processes and team structure
Bonus skills and experience:
- Experience with frontend would be a plus
Please contact us with your CV and any other information.
We will only accept direct applications from candidates and will be unable to respond to recruitment companies.
Please note, we are unable to accept applications from outside the UK
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
N.B. The platform is currently in build phase, so not connected to the wearethenews.com domain as yet. You can however view the website at wearethenews.com for information. Successful applicants will be shown the platform.