Web Engineer

at SafeToNet in London

Web Engineer
Product Engineering in London, United Kingdom
We are looking for thoughtful, well-rounded Web Engineers to join our team and help build outstanding web applications for the de facto cyber safety technology to safeguard children online against sexual extortion, cyberbullying and unintentional exposure to horrific graphic imagery.
You will play an important part in our product engineering practice, implementing new features, improving performance, and building beautiful user interfaces and interactions. Above all, you will be part of something bigger. We are a vibrant team of creative thinkers and problem solvers, forging and leveraging technology to tackle a social problem we deeply care about!
What you will do

Take ownership of the front end development of our web portals for both internal and external users
Work closely with users, designers, product managers and back-end engineers to implement outstanding user experience.
Work on the latest architecture paradigms and technical challenges, often involving large data sets and sensitive information
Work in a lean agile environment with a flat hierarchy
Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software to high quality standards

Who you are

You must
have deep experience with front end technologies such as ReactJS, Backbone, Closure and NodeJS
have experience in software development, and experience developing web-based applications
have experience developing user-facing software
have good knowledge of web libraries and frameworks
have strong sense of web design and be attuned to the fundamentals of user experience
be familiar with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques
be a champion for best practices (SOLID, agile, test methodologies etc.)
have excellent troubleshooting and communication skills
be able to define acceptance criteria for development tasks/stories
be able to estimate effort for development tasks/stories
demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving skills
demonstrated design and UX sensibilities

What is nice to have
Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: JavaScript, Java, Swift, Elixir, Python or Go.
Experience with Mobile Web interface design
An understanding of the principles of accessibility and ability to build products that are accessible to users with disabilities
Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
Good knowledge of continuous integration, delivery and automation technologies

What we value
Our top priority is to safeguard children online
We value openness, respect and integrity.
We do not have time for office politics.
We are only as good as our people! Finding the best people means absolutely everything to us.

About SafeToNet

We are an award winning, next generation digital parenting solution. It is aimed at families with children from 6-16 and we are focusing on helping parents with the issues of sexting, managing time spent on-line, cyberbullying, trolling, abuse, aggression and sextortion on social networks and messaging apps. What makes us different is that SafeToNet is a cognitive computing system. It uses natural language processing, big data analytics and all within a machine learning environment. This allows us to contextualise content (including emojis) and tell the difference between banter and aggression. We then block harmful incoming and outgoing messages in real time on a child’s device before it is seen and before the damage is done - no other company is doing this. We do not show the parents the messages, we do not snoop - we simply give a notification that there is a statistical chance that there is a risk (e.g. of sexting) and we offer advice and guidance right there and then from experts in this subject. Our software runs on iOS and Android devices and will soon be available on Windows devices too. We also provide a digital parenting resource which guides on other risks of the social web in according to the threats we identify.

Our first version, which is currently in trial, offers parents the ability to manage their child’s device remotely by viewing the apps they have downloaded and giving them (the parent) the ability to block individual apps, time-block apps or block the whole device. In September our first intelligent feature will be available and that will block sexting. Beyond that we will be introducing intelligent website blocking, sentiment analysis, machine learning to block harmful content and users and much much more.

Our vision is to become the Cybersafety platform for safeguarding children that people, businesses and government use to transform the fabric of communities, globally.

SafeToNet has an entrepreneurial Founder & CEO who, supported by an incredible team, has built the company over the last 2 years.

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Published at 07 Feb 2018
Expires on 07 Apr 2018