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Job Description

We’re on the lookout for an individual with a passion for software development with experience developing robust, optimised and maintainable web applications. Above all you will be excited by open source technology and have the desire and enthusiasm to bring new and interesting ideas to the agency as well as having a thirst for learning.

You’ll be working in a cross-functional product team, dedicating your expertise to our most innovative product, Limpid Markets, a real-time trading platform used in over 20 major banks. You’ll be involved in key decisions that make a difference to the technology as well as contributing to the overall steering of the product, helping to scale the platform into several new markets.

Responsibilities

  • Leading technical aspects of product development within a multi-functional team to deliver high quality, maintainable software
  • Helping to steer the technical strategy for the product and understanding how innovation can help the business grow
  • Communicating your technical vision to non-technical members of the team as well as to other product stakeholders
  • Contributing to the overall technical expertise within the agency

What we’re looking for:

Limpid Markets is written with PHP7 and TypeScript (Node and Client-side) and proficiency with these languages will help you hit the ground running. We’ve also started introducing Elixir in a number of smaller services so an open mind when it comes to functional programming would be beneficial.
Our infrastructure lives entirely on AWS and we encourage every member of the team to contribute to this.

The ideal candidate has experience in most of the following skills:

  • TDD
  • API development
  • Linux shell
  • Git and Git Flow
  • Continuous integration/deployment
  • PHP
  • JavaScript

Brownie points are awarded for any of the following skills:

  • BDD / DDD
  • Elixir, Phoenix / functional programming
  • TypeScript
  • NodeJS
  • PHP 7+
  • Symfony 2/3
  • ExpressJS
  • ReactJS and/or AngularJS
  • Jenkins (Job DSL, pipelines etc)
  • Queue systems (RabbitMQ, SQS, Beanstalkd etc)
  • Pair programming / XP
  • Deploying server solutions to cloud infrastructure such as AWS

About UVD

We’re a dynamic group of technologists focussing on innovative digital product development. We’re on the lookout for likeminded, passionate and talented individuals capable of delivering elegant solutions. You’ll have an opportunity to focus on a rapidly growing and exciting product in Limpid Markets whilst joining agency wide activities to help promote knowledge sharing, such as our regular code Kata sessions and hack days, as well as our in-house Podcast.

About Limpid Markets

Limpid Markets is a Fintech company, founded in 2013. It services 22 major banks through its own online platform for precious metals derivatives and now offers custom made deal arranging services for other professional markets. Limpid Markets is registered with the Jersey Financial Services Commission and is an ordinary member of the The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) since 2015.

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 24 days annual leave
  • Work place pension scheme with Employers contribution
  • Flexible working (flexible start time and work from home opportunities)

Application

If this sounds interesting to you, please drop us a line to arrange a chat and ideally send us examples of your experimentation with new languages and technologies on your github account and/or some contributions to open-source projects.

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