Full Stack Developer

Overview:

As a Full Stack Developer at Util you will own the entire development project, working on building our website, platform and contributing to backend functions. You will work with our team of data scientists to understand our data and how best to visualize it for our clients. A key requirement in this role is an understanding of data and how to visualize it in effective, usable and comprehensible ways.

As one of the first members of our growing team, we expect you to contribute to all aspects of Util, including strategy, company culture and product development.

 

What You'll Do:

  • Build an interactive web application that will help our clients understand our data in a clean and elegant manner;

  • Collaborate with our team of data scientists to understand the underlying data and what insights they would like the visualizations to deliver;

  • Build the backend infrastructure, delivering a scalable and high-performance product with minimal footprint;

  • Address and improve any technical issues.

 

What We Look For:

  • Hands on experience with JavaScript Development on both client and server-side (MEAN/MERN stack: Angular/React, NodeJS/ExpressJS/Restify);

  • An eye for design and an understanding of data visualization;

  • REST/Web Services;

  • Experience with version control (git);

  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to a non-technical audience ;

  • Ability to work individually and in a team;

  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changes in priority, with the understanding that process and structures are not rigid at an early stage startup;

  • An iterative problem-solving approach, with a “get it done and then improve” not “get it perfect” mentality;

  • Comfort with uncertainty - where others see unchartered territory you see the opportunity to innovate;

  • The desire to work in an idea meritocracy, where all ideas are welcomed and the only metric is quality.

 

More Information:

  • Competitive salary;

  • Generous option package;

  • Pension;

  • Unlimited holidays;

  • Half a day a week dedicated to learning something new;

  • A staff free book policy; purchase one free book a week and contribute to our growing library;

  • Flexible working as standard;

  • Central London location;

  • 3-month probation period;

  • Start-date: 3rd September (or earlier if possible).