Senior Full Stack Engineer

The Role

You will assist our Head of Digital who has a background in Software Engineering and understands the intricacies of managing fully remote software development teams. You will set the standards of writing high quality code and carry out code reviews. We are truly an Agile team and encourage pair-programming, code reviews and sprint review demos where you will take the lead and train our Junior and Mid-level developers. We are a fully remote team with flexible working hours. We have a digital Scrum / Kanban board (Trello) and enjoy a good amount of communication over Zoom and Slack.

The Salary

Competitive salary offered

Required experience:

The candidate must possess the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • JavaScript – Good understanding of Node.js and React
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • MySQL
  • Git/Git-flow
  • PHP – Object-Oriented Programming (PSR-12)
  • Laravel (Blade Templates + Eloquent ORM) / Symfony Router
  • SASS / Twitter Bootstrap
  • NoSQL Databases – preferably DynamoDB

The following skills, experience and attributes would be an advantage to applicants:

  • Server and Serverless – AWS Lambda, EC2, CloudFormation, S3, RDS
  • Containerisation – Docker, AWS ECR and ECS
  • Linux Server Administration: nGinx / php-fpm / SSH
  • CI / CD – Bitbucket Pipelines, AWS CodeBuild
  • AngularJS (Angular 1.7)
  • Unit Testing – PHPUnit / Jest / React Testing Framework / Enzyme
  • Moodle
  • Gulp / Webpack / npm
  • D3

The Company

At Mindful Education we specialise in creating media-rich professional courses and apprenticeships.

In partnership with colleges and training providers around the UK, we create award-winning learning solutions that contain:

– Online lectures, which are scripted and presented by academics and practitioners;

– High-quality motion graphics and animations that augment the learner experience;

– Case studies and online exercises; and

– Bespoke Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) that host the content we create.

We are passionate about lighting a fire within students and apprentices to learn and our aim is to set a new standard in the digital delivery of UK education.

We are a growing company, expanding from c. 25 team members in 2019 to 50+ permanent staff members in 2021. At the recent Global Business Technology Awards 2021, we were recently named Education Technology Company of the Year.

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