Full-stack Software Engineer

at Zen Educate in London

About us

UK schools spend over £2bn per year on covering short term absences with supply teachers. The current model is exclusively reliant on agencies that charge a massive commission and are terribly inefficient (everything is paper and phone-call based). We are consolidating this analogue, fragmented, and inefficient marketplace onto a digital platform. Think Airbnb for supply teachers. In the process we'll pull hundreds of millions of waste out of the education system and have a huge positive impact on teachers and schools.

We are well-funded by high-profile investors, have had significant early traction, and are led by start-up veterans behind two of London's most prominent tech companies.

Looking to make a difference?

This is your chance to join a tech startup on the ground floor. As an early employee you will play a significant role in the development of the company and have the opportunity for rapid career progression and learning.

What we’re looking for?

● Experience with Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Javascript, HTML, and CSS
● Experience with ReactJS and good understanding of API’s is a plus
● Experience using memory-data stores such as Redis and background workers such as Sidekiq
● Strong bias to test-driven development & automation as well as experience with Git or other similar version control systems
● Knowledge of deploying to and managing cloud environments like Heroku is a plus
● Top performer that wants to be part of a high-performing, motivated team
● Growth mindset - passion for growing your skills as a developer
● Passion for the education sector and commitment to the company’s success

What’s in it for you?

● Competitive compensation
● Share in the company’s success - significant stock options
● 25 days paid holiday
● Beautiful, newly-built offices in central London
● Ambitious, high-impact mission to dedicate your time to with a tight-knight, fun-loving team

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Published at 12 Feb 2018
Expires on 12 Apr 2018

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