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Senior Developer - Energy Product Team


Job Ref:
961

Job Title:
Senior Developer - Energy Product Team

Location:
Courage Yard, 5 Copper Row, London, SE1 2LH


Job Description

The uSwitch energy vertical provides comparison products for gas and electricity. We are a small, tightly integrated business team, currently 8 strong, blending commercial, marketing and product development expertise. We embrace ideas from lean product delivery in the context of an established business that drives significant revenues.

Your Skills

  • Be comfortable working with Ruby/Ruby on Rails.
  • We are happy to hear from you if you are proficient in a different language and feel you have something to offer.
  • Be comfortable working in a *nix environment.
  • Be ready to get your hands dirty straight away working with code you have not written, or cutting edge greenfield projects. Be comfortable working in a team oriented environment.

Our Values

  • Experience in collaborating with other team members to define product direction.
  • Polyglot developer with delivery experience in a variety of different languages.
  • We appreciate that awareness of different paradigms can help us solve problems in novel ways.
  • Comfortable working with a high degree of autonomy and managing your own time effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability of understand the needs of the different groups of stakeholders and to translate those needs into tasks that may or may not be technical.
  • Comfortable on the full technology stack: from web facing products to backend data ingestion.

Our current technology stack

  • Languages: Clojure, Ruby, HTML, Javascript, Python, R Frameworks: Rails, Sinatra, Compojure, D3
  • Databases: PostgreSQL, Redshift, Kafka, Redis, mysql, memcached Platforms: EC2, ubuntu, vagrant, docker
  • Devops: puppet, nginx, fabric, ELB, route53

Culture - What is our culture?

We empower intelligent people to make intelligent decisions. We give them the autonomy to experiment and the flexibility to develop ways to provide our customers a simple and personal service. We`re all extremely proud of working here and that shows through the commitment and the passion in every day life at uSwitch. So in a nutshell we`re just what you`re looking for if you want to develop yourself and make a difference.

If you`re interested in joining the team at uSwitch please send a little something about yourself and links to your StackOverflow profile, GitHub profile, blog, etc in your CV




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