Backend Engineer

Middle Full Time Backend verified

London, UK


Job description

About Glue

At Glue, we're passionate about inventing the future of access. Whether it's letting you know that your kids are home from school, letting guests in or providing temporary access for cleaners or in home deliveries, we want to make the user experience as smooth and secure as possible. We're looking for individuals who are interested in the future possibilities of Glue, and the prospect of joining our team to create and evolve fantastic, game-changing products.

The role

Our Platform team is responsible for the technical platform supporting all Glue applications on mobile and devices. We believe that building a well architected service platform is fundamental in allowing the business to achieve its long-term goals while we are growing our business across multiple countries. An obsession for delivering quality products to our customers is at the heart of everything we do. We’re looking for someone who is excited about what we’re building and eager to bring fresh thought and experience to the team.

Job requirements

In this role you will demonstrate passion for quality and software craftsmanship and enjoy working in a microservice organisation. With operational excellence in mind you will be taking on the challenge of delivering products in the cloud always considering scale, security, availability and performance. You will have opportunity to spread your passion for software engineering means you are always looking to gain experience with new platforms and technologies. You also will be an integral part of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and use your technical breadth and depth in multiple areas of the business. Your influence will extend far beyond the immediate team. Using your data-driven approach and problem-solving skills to design solutions that deliver value to our customers.

Key skills: 

  • Enthusiasm for developing technologies to solve real problems
  • Demonstrable coding skills
  • Confidence to challenge our engineering customs and practices
  • Overwhelming desire to ‘do the right thing’ for customers
  • Technical Depth
    • .net core
    • C# or Python 
    • Understanding of SOA, HTTP and REST
    • Awareness of cloud infrastructure
  • Patterns and Practice
    • Problem-solving skill
    • OO programming and design
    • Coding Standards
    • Microservice development
  • Build and Delivery Tools
    •  Familiar with Agile framework
  • Team and Leadership
    • Good communicator, willing to share and teach
    • Team player
    • Strong leadership
  • Education and Certification
  • Computer Science degree

Beneficial Experience

  • Experience working with hardware products
  • Delivered product or services in cloud, e.g. Google Cloud, AWS, Azure
At Glue, we're passionate about inventing the future of convenience.