We're hiring a Junior backend developer to build quality APIs on the FloodFlash platform using development best-pratice, and learn from more experienced colleagues about both software development and the wider business.

Our Junior backend developer will:

  • Contribute development to the FloodFlash APIs, utilising Scala, Slick, Akka Http and Cats.
  • Use best practices such as git, merge/pull requests, and code reviews to deliver software that meets users' requirements.
  • Deliver new functionality to internal and external users through APIs, whilst understanding how API deployments impact those users.
  • Keep the codebase's test coverage high, by writing unit and acceptance tests.
  • Develop an understanding of existing product functionality and new feature requirements.
  • Appreciate how your work relates to that of others' and strive to help the team succeed each Sprint

The starting salary range for this role is £37,000 to £45,000, 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.