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. 5. 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.