yu life is a brand new and well funded tech startup – inspiring health, rewarding life and protecting people. We are getting ready to change the face of life insurance and we are excited for you to join us on the journey as we gear up to launch!!

yu Life is a whole new approach to insurance. We focus on helping our customers to be the best version of themselves they can be with a focus on holistic health – catering to the mind, body and spirit of the person. We are at the very exciting stage of building our products from scratch, which is why we need innovative, forward thinking and creative people to help us on our journey!

The Role

  • We are looking for a talented full-stack engineer to join our mobile and web teams on a permanent basis.
  • We are a start-up building a web and mobile product in the insurance space, using a Javascript + NodeJS stack.
  • We are a data-driven company who subscribe to lean engineering principles and adhere to agile methodologies.
  • You will be working closely with the UX lead, product owner and development team to deliver product features which we can test and validate against users.
  • You should be a highly driven and self-motivated individual who is organised and can communicate effectively with the rest of your team.

Key skills/experience required:

  • Extensive knowledge of Javascript across the entire stack – NodeJS server and React in the browser (or Native on mobile)
  • Working with RESTful API’s and JSON, both as a consumer and producer
  • NodeJS and web services
  • Understanding of React principles and flux / redux architecture
  • Working with user stories in an agile / scrum environment
  • Strong understanding of CI, and build systems and pipelines
  • Version control (git)

Key skills / experience required for mobile team:

  • Mobile deployment pipelines and practices
  • Familiar with the iOS and Android APIs

Key skills / experience required for web team:

  • CSS Pre/post-processor tools
  • Responsive design principles
  • Page speed optimisation techniques

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Typescript or Flow (if you’ve come from a .NET background this should feel right at home)
  • ES6 / 2015
  • GraphQL
  • Docker

Tagged as: javascript, nodejs, React

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I confirm I am based in the UK and DO NOT require sponsorship.