Additional Resources Ltd.
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Lead Cloud Developer

Lead Cloud Developer

Location: Harrogate (Hybrid working)

Salary: £55k - £65k + Company pension + Cycle to work scheme + On-site parking + Sick pay + flexible Working Hours

The Client:

Our client is an award-winning pioneer in smart energy technology.

Through their cloud data platform and cloud-connected devices they enable low-carbon technologies, home energy management systems and smart home devices to work better together as they drive towards their goal of Net Zero.

The Role:

Our client are looking for a lead developer to join their clients cloud services team.

The role will suit developers who want to remain 'hands on' as the majority of the time you will be coding or completing technical tasks.

The role will also involve setting design patterns for the development team to follow, enforcing coding standards and designing and refining agile and DevOps processes.

The lead developer takes overall responsibility for the codebase and supports other team members to ensure desired code quality is met.

Over the last few years, the team have built new and exciting services in the rapidly evolving world of digitalised energy and taken them live with major industry customers and partners.

There is plenty of greenfield development planned ahead and they are searching for a talented and experienced developer who will embrace the unique opportunity to make a positive impact on energy consumers and the environment.

The Technology:

The company's developments are built on top of modern cloud infrastructure (they use AWS) with back-end code primarily written in NodeJS.

* The ideal candidate should be proficient in JavaScript - 2 years experience required (NodeJS preferred)

Other specific technology they currently use within the team includes:

* AWS Lambda

* AWS Kinesis


* DynamoDB

* Terraform

* Gauge (for automated testing)

* Bitbucket CI/CD

What you will be working on:

* Internet of Things (IoT) and 'big data' projects working directly with leading brands

* Designing and developing ground-breaking services and features that will transform the way consumers interact with energy and help them meet their decarbonisation goals

* Optimising services for performance and cost

Our client are looking for a lead developer who:

* Has experience in supporting other developers to ensure coding standards are met;

* Has a passion for continuous improvement, particularly in the area of agile and DevOps processes;

* is genuinely interested in the product the company creating - someone who cares about the end-product beyond just writing the code that makes it work;

* Embraces the opportunity to influence the features the company are building and how they build them;

* Is comfortable being part of a small, autonomous team;

* Can communicate clearly;

* Has a high level of experience with most (but not necessarily all) of the various technologies mentioned in the 'technology' section above.

* Experience with NodeJS and developing AWS cloud-based solutions including AWS Lambda or other Functions as a Service and AWS Kinesis is most important;

* Can bring new creative ideas to improve the quality of the product and codebase;

* Has an honours degree in computer science or other STEM disciplines or if not, relevant training/commercial experience as a base with at least 3 years of additional relevant industry experience

The office is based in Harrogate and is a short walk from the train station which is directly connected to Leeds and York.

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