Senior Software Engineer

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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

Do you wish to work at the forefront of technology as part of a clever, passionate development team and gain experience in the emerging world of Blockchain technologies?

If so, we are looking to expand the London Engineering team with experienced software engineers with experience of high performing transactional financial services applications built on a Java/ JEE/ JavaScript/ Cassandra/ Elasticsearch. We run services in containers, orchestrated with Kubernetes and are always interested in new technologies.

You will join our high-profile team of full-stack developers, with a strong passion for emerging technologies. This will provide a great opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and develop your interests across projects in Blockchain.

What you'll do

  • Contribute to overall strategic direction and roadmaps
  • Solution design; back to front, employing top technologies and industry best practices
  • Share your knowledge and experience with colleagues as you coach them and mentor them, helping the team to grow their skills, as well as developing your own skills by experimenting with and learning new technologies
  • Develop high quality, maintainable, and scalable solutions
  • Own analysis, design and delivery of end to end features
  • Take ownership of system stability over the different environments
  • Investigate new tools/ technologies/ ideas to promote further improvements of the system
  • Promote best practices, existing development guidelines and continuous code improvements. 

What you'll bring

  • Server-side Java development
  • SpringBoot, JPA
  • A proven track record of playing a hands-on role within a fast-paced organisation
  • Experience in scaling infrastructure and ensuring the system is performant
  • Good DevOps practices (troubleshooting, ssh, logs, metrics)
  • Experience designing and maintaining microservice based architectures
  • Experience of algorithmic programming in multiple languages
  • Passionate in building cutting-edge, high quality applications
  • Quick learner, creative thinker, researcher mind-set, delivery focus
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to context switch and be adaptable to change
  • Comfortable with a “you build it, you run it” culture
  • Willingness to work outside of area of expertise
  • Strong understanding of QA concepts (TDD, BDD)

Some bonuses:

  • Experience with Cassandra
  • Frontend development: JavaScript, Angular, Web Components
  • Experience in cryptocurrency / fintech / blockchain
  • Experience with NodeJS

What's in it for you

Our Inventors enjoy…  

  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Fun social events – from our weekly Thirsty Thursday drinks trolley to our big seasonal parties.
  • Learning and training opportunities to keep skills sharp
  • Season ticket loan
  • Fresh fruit
  • Ping pong, darts and pool
  • Regular Hackathons and Designathons 
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service

 …and loads more

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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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