Back-end or full-stack developer

We are looking for an experienced back-end or full-stack developer to join our team.

Tell me about Instilled!

Instilled is a new learning experience platform (LXP) andmeaning it is the very latest breed of learning delivery tools. Despite being new to the market Instilled is built on a mature product with a solid client base and consolidates a wealth of experience and technology from our parent group. We are a small agile team in a much larger learning technology business that is successful and passionate about creating outstanding learning tools.

What Instilled provides is a YouTube like experience for learners to discover content and progress at their own pace – it was originally a video platform, so included are a host of video features such as auto-captioning, auto-translation and commenting etc.

We are still in the early stages of this products transformation but we have huge aspirations and want developers that relish the opportunity to create industry leading products.

How will I know this is for me?

Our ideal candidate is friendly, enthusiastic and just as passionate about technology as we are. The team spans multiple offices and time-zones so a self-starter attitude and excellent communication skills are key. We know not everyone has experience of the learning industry but that’s fine, we want people that understand code. Our current tech stack is comprised of Java, Spring, PostgreSQL, AngularJS, and others. These things change though, so whilst prior experience is advantageous the key is being able to adapt to whatever technology the task demands. We look for developers that have an opinion about how technology can be applied, but remain equally open minded about new or different approaches. Working well in a team is vital as this role will be fundamental in shaping our product architecture – clearly articulating a concept and nurturing other team members is hugely important.

Ok, sounds great! What do I do?

This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic product team that is taking an impressive client list in to a whole new world of learning. If this sounds like a good fit then we would like to hear from you. Please send over a cover letter explaining why and attach your CV. Feel free to outline any achievements you are particularly proud of and include a link to code you can share. Extra points for your best joke!

Requirements

  • Three+ years’ experience in commercial software development
  • Three+ years’ experience working with databases such as MySQL, Mongo, etc.
  • Two+ years’ Java programming experience
  • Experience using version control software such as Git
  • Experience using AWS is a plus
  • Experience using Docker/Kubernetes is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Great sense of humour

A little bit more about what we want you to do…

  • Assess client and roadmap requirements, explore and decide on the most appropriate technical implementation
  • Communicate technical solutions clearly to technical and non-technical team members
  • Estimate effort and take responsibility for your own work
  • Ensure your work is fit for purpose
  • Be respectful of coding standards and processes
  • Comment your code and communicate well – we have a dispersed team
  • Identify and define approaches to improving the existing code-base – challenge the norm!
  • Make bold decisions
  • Drink water

Benefits

At gomo we offer a competitive salary and an impressive benefits package including a healthcare cash plan, life assurance, pension contributions, a ShareSave scheme, flexible working, a discretionary bonus scheme and travel loans along with access to Perkbox for individually tailored benefits and offers. All that and great bean-to-cup coffee and fresh fruit in our UK offices.

About the company:

The gomo learning suite provides three multi-award-winning products that allow you to create, host, update, distribute and track beautiful multi-device eLearning. With gomo authoring, you can create truly responsive and adaptive HTML5 content that looks perfect on all devices, including desktops, tablets, and smartphones. With gomo hosting and analytics, you can get content into the hands of learners instantly via websites, direct link, QR code, the gomo LMS wrapper, social media, the gomo central mobile learning app and more – all with full xAPI analytics. And with gomo video, you can repurpose, enhance, disseminate and track video content with speed and confidence.

With an ever-growing client base including Nike, Jaguar Land Rover, Shell, EERoyal Mail GroupSantander, British Airways, Rentokil Initial, United Healthcare, the BBC, Norton Healthcare, Booking.com, and many more, gomo is quickly becoming the established choice for global organizations seeking collaborative, future-proof and responsive HTML5 multi-device eLearning.

gomo is part of Learning Technologies Group plc’s award-winning group of specialist learning technology businesses.

For more, visit gomolearning.com.

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