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Description:


Please only apply if your happy to be based in our Camden (London) office 4-days a week and have the below experience and skillset.


Role: Back End

Experience level: Mid, Senior, Lead

Tech stack/tooling used: Node.js, AWS, NoSQL, Typescript

Core skills we consider: Node.js, AWS, NoSQL, Typescript


About Bits:


Bits is a fully remote, UK based Fintech startup backed by Y Combinator (the investor behind Stripe and Airbnb) that promotes financial inclusion. Bits was founded in 2018 by Faisal Khalid, and was the fastest growing YC startup in its batch. You will be joining a small engineering team (6-10 ppl) that are all about ownership and commitment.


As a Senior Full Stack Engineer you will:


  1. Design, prototype and implement new features end to end
  2. Work directly with the Founder / CEO, our Product and Design team
  3. Help develop guidelines and best coding practices for our growing dev team
  4. See the effects of your work make real-world impact


Requirements:

You'll be a great fit if you:


  1. Have 6+ years of experience in software development
  2. Are highly proficient with JavaScript and/or Typescript, HTML, CSS
  3. Have 3+ years commercial experience with modern frontend frameworks (preferably React)
  4. Have an eye for detail
  5. Deliver clean, maintainable and testable code
  6. Know how to interact with APIs
  7. Know how to profile frontend apps, pinpoint performance issues and solve them
  8. Have experience writing automated tests
  9. Are proactive, a builder (vs maintainer) and own everything you ship
  10. Have good conversational and written English


Bonus points if you:

  1. Have experience building SaaS products
  2. Know your way around GraphQL / Apollo client
  3. Have some backend experience (Node.js / Python)
  4. Have experience with AWS and its services


Benefits:


  1. A competitive market salary
  2. Life insurance
  3. 28 days holidays/ year incl. UK/ England public & bank holidays
  4. Honestly, whatever else you want, within reasonable bounds
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