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Job spec: Full-Stack Developer

Job Summary

We are looking for a Full-Stack Developer to help design and build full-stack cloud applications for our large commercial clients.

Calvium are a creative technology company who specialise in cloud and mobile-first system development. We combine expertise in research, design and software engineering to fuel business growth.

Our diverse and exciting client portfolio includes Rolls-Royce, QinetiQ, The City of London Corporation, Bristol’s wethecurious science center, and Battersea Power Station in addition to many of the most prestigious arts and cultural organisations. 

If you are a “forever curious” and technically accomplished person who will thrive in our High Performance Culture then we are the right company for you. 

Responsibilities

  • Designing & building secure and scalable cloud infrastructure using AWS or Azure.
  • Researching and validating cloud platforms capabilities.
  • Attending client meetings to communicate project status and understand, clarify and document requirements.
  • Creating clear and understandable client-facing and internal documentation.
  • Working in a team of technical experts in a well-defined delivery process, supported by a project manager.
  • Some contributions to front-end development in React – though the primary focus will be backend work.

Essential

  • UK-based
  • Software engineering / Computer Science degree or 5 years equivalent commercial experience.
  • Demonstrable commercial experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud or DigitalOcean.
  • Excellent communication skills both internal and customer-facing.
  • Experience with one or more relational databases such as SQL Server / Postgres / MySQL
  • Strong development skills with modern languages.  We use TypeScript internally, experience of this is not essential.
  • Usage of git and project management tools such as Jira in a team environment
  • BPSS security clearance or willing to gain once employed

Helpful but not essential

  • infrastructure-as-code tools such as Serverless Framework, Terraform or CloudFormation.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tooling 
  • Be actively interested in recent developments in cloud infrastructure and security
  • Experience working in a digital agency environment
  • React experience is a plus
  • Experience with Node JS
  • Confidence working with enterprise clients
  • Cloud Certification for Azure or AWS
  • Experience working on defence or Government projects
  • Ability to lead a technical team
  • UK driving licence

Benefits

  • Salary depends on experience – email jobs@calvium.com for information
  • Choice of home or office as main place of work
  • 37.5 hour week with flexible working hours (core hours 10-4)
  • Generous holiday allowance (25 days + bank holidays)
  • Full time, permanent employment with on the job training 
  • MacBook Pro with a multi-monitor setup

To find out more about Calvium read our recent article that gives an additional flavour of the company.

How to apply

If you would like to be a part of our growing team, please email jobs@calvium.com with your CV and covering letter. Please reference the job that you are applying for in the subject header.

We look forward to hearing from you…