Overview

Job Title: Full Stack Software Engineer

Location: Paddington, London

Salary: Competitive

What we do:

At Karhoo, we are creating the largest and most transparent marketplace for ground transportation.  The first fully-integrated global, neutral, booking platform for regulated Taxis, PHVs and any other vehicle type you may wish to book.

We are funded by RCI Bank and Services, the financial services provider for Groupe Renault and Nissan Group.

Why we want you:

We are looking to add to the exisitng team of backend and native app developers with some full stack javascript skills. ThoughtWorks are currently helping us build market leading desktop solutions but we want to build a team to join them initially but ultimately own and take forward the desktop apps, building on top of the work they have initiaited.

We have a number of customer and internal facing tools either in active development or on the roadmap and want a number of pragmatic motivated and skilled people to help deliver.

You will be working in a feature driven product team, working closely with Backend & Mobile Developers, Product Designers, Product Managers and QAs helping define the producats and being responsible for its success.

Essential skills:

  • Experience building responsive UIs on the web that are both maintainable and robust using React and Redux
  • A broad knowledge of the web platform as a whole (HTTP, web performance, web security, frameworks)
  • Great communication skills and evidence of successful collaboration with designers and backend engineers
  • Solid understanding of Rest APIs, Git and GitFlow
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance

Desirable skills:

  • Docker (ideally also used in production with Kubernetes)
  • In depth knowledge of web performance, accessibility or complementary skillsets
  • Experience with Google Maps, OpenStreetMaps, or other geography visualisation applications.

BENEFITS

  • Helping shape the company as it grows
  • An internationally diverse, sociable, dynamic team to work alongside
  • Conferences (attending and/or speaking) and learning resources
  • WeWork office space and perks (free beer on tap!)
  • Private medical and travel insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life assurance – £150,000 per life
  • Full time employee shares

Tagged as: API, Git, gitflow, http, React, redux, REST