Senior Full-Stack Developer
Remote
Full Time
Posted: 2020-10-31

We are looking for a Senior Full-Stack Developer for one of our flagship e-commerce projects.

We specialise in building bespoke software for global businesses, and have a team of highly-skilled and multi-disciplined engineers. Our primary focus is to deliver exceptional value to our customers and as such are proponents of Agile methodologies.

This role is a full-time contract position and you may work 100% remotely from home.

Skills & Qualifications

  • MUST: Solid understanding of JavaScript 
  • MUST: Solid React Native Skills
  • MUST: Strong knowledge of Node.js
  • MUST: Strong knowledge of Redux (Redux Sagas)
     
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience with Git/GitHub

Responsibilities

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:

  • Morning stand-up with the team via video
  • Have a direct input in application architecture decisions
  • Comfortable in taking key technical decisions
  • Working with key stakeholders (will have regular contact with Amazon/Google as well as product and marketing people)
  • 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:

  • Based in a location with a Time Zone between GMT -2 to GMT +2
  • 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 which 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.

Benefits

  • Work remotely
  • Great compensation
  • Flexible holiday
  • Exceptional internal support network

Our Culture:

  • World class delivery and attention to detail
  • Strong customer focus
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Can-do approach
  • Positive attitude towards change
  • Quick and eager to learn
  • Highly collaborative

 

Our customers.

We love what we do and we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses: from smart home devices, space exploration and beer to manufacturing, finance, ecology and logistics.

Converting in-bar customers to online consumers for better business.

BREWDOG

Pouring beer

Democratising data to engage new communities & develop the blue economy.

THE CROWN ESTATE

Parablennius

Empowering Tropic Ambassadors with seamless selling experiences.

TROPIC SKINCARE

Face mask

Delivering the horizontal scale to expand into new medical research fields.

HANSON WADE

Research

Helping Hive make life easier for its home automation customers.

HIVE

Thermostat

Our Customers

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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Career Progression

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