Ascent Software · Mar 6th 2020
Location: Remote Type: Contract (Long term) Monthly: £5,400 - £7,000 ($7,200 - $9,400) Location and experience based
Currently, we are building applications across retail, energy, and IoT sectors. Our applications make life simpler; whether its processing millions of transactions or automating the smart home.
This role is a full time contract position and you can work from wherever you want. Our remote-first team are spread across 14 different countries.
Skills & Qualifications
MUST: At least 1 year industry experience with React Native
MUST: Experience performing in a team and working harmoniously with others
MUST: Native level written and spoken English
MUST: Be able to overlap within an hour of UK working hours
SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with different languages and technologies
SHOULD HAVE: Ability to navigate, understand, and reuse large existing codebases
SHOULD HAVE: A basic understanding of UI/UX design principles
SHOULD HAVE: Functional programming experience
SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with complex server-side design
BONUS: Have at least some native iOS or Android mobile application development experience
This role is perfect for a candidate that not only enjoys development, but also wants to have input on the best approach and implementation method. On a typical day you will:
Work in dynamic squads in a team of 15+ skilled & enthusiastic React engineers
Morning stand-up with the team via video, a full structured development process
Have a direct input in application architecture decisions
Write efficient and testable code
Review PRs created by your fellow team members
Document your code concisely and clearly
Take part in regular retrospectives to improve the team process
What we look for
An ideal candidate has:
Strong critical thinking skills
Exceptional written and spoken English communication skills
A proactive and autonomous approach towards work
Experience working across a variety of different languages
Ability to work on large codebases with require patience to understand
High quality coding standards
Strong team ethic; keen to help other team members succeed
Delivering exceptional value to our customers is imperative. The ideal candidate is the perfect brand ambassador; a brilliant technical mind with the accompanying interpersonal skills necessary to function in a team environment.
As an Ascent developer you will work in a small and close-knit group. Our mindset is focused on constant iteration and improvement.
We will give you all of the tools necessary to excel at your role. We use Jira, Trello, Slack, Github and Zoom in our day-to-day business.
Our managerial structure is very flat. We put customer experience and satisfaction first and really believe in delivering a service that is cutting edge.
Rewarding work on bleeding-edge technology
Career development - investment in your skills
Exceptional support network from your team members