We're hiring a Senior backend developer to drive API development at FloodFlash forward; bringing significant Scala and API delivery experience and expertise, teaching other colleagues and supporting the Head of Technology.

Our Senior backend developer will:

  • Design and implement Scala APIs for our expansion to the US market; These will be initially used internally, but will become a part of our external product.
  • Ensure our back-end remains robust, fault tolerant, secure and scalable, and to articulate design patterns and architectures that achieve this to others.
  • Propose and utilise new technologies that solve business problems where appropriate.
  • Teach other team members about Scala development techniques, paradigms and architectures.
  • Recognise when provided requirements are incomplete and work to understand the underlying customer or business issue.

The starting salary range for this role is £70,000 to £85,000, plus company equity (shares).

Here’s what you can expect as part of your package when you join FloodFlash

  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company share options
  • Enrolment onto our pension scheme from your first day
  • Office refreshments & snacks, Thursday lunches and team celebrations throughout the year
  • The option to use our cycle-to-work salary sacrifice scheme

We provide our team with benefits that reflect how much we value them. So we

  • are dedicated to continual learning and offer
    • an annual professional development budget
    • dedicated time for study
    • peer-to-peer learning opportunities
  • offer a flexible, hybrid style of working, and support you to enable your best working environment. You can choose to work from
    • the FloodFlash office in London
    • home/remotely with a home-working budget of £500 for equipment
  • add you to our group life insurance policy at 4x your salary from day one
  • sign you up to our health and wellbeing resources including SmartHealth on-demand GP, mental health support service and memberships to Calm and Fiit apps

Today there are 23 of us. In the next six months we’ll be 50+, across two continents. We are a passionate team with a range of backgrounds and skills. What we have in common is our shared values, and that together we plan to solve a problem that devastates millions of lives around the world.