• Web Applications Developer

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2495
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Software
  • Overview

    The Web Applications Developer will be responsible for developing software applications that meet various business needs of the company.  Some applications will start as a ‘black slate’ while others will already have a foundation to build upon.  These applications will need to interact with other Vubiquity and third party systems and applications.  The Web Applications Developer participates in the design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing and modification of computer systems and programs based on and related to system design specifications at Vubiquity. He/she is expected to be highly skilled and proficient in the theoretical and practical application of specialized knowledge related to computer systems, analysis, programming and software engineering while working independently and without close supervision.

    Responsibilities

    • Design, and implement solutions for high-performance systems using data processing applications, home grown tools, Unix tools (Rudy on Rails, Perl, Shell Scripting, Java), and other emerging technologies
    • Develop prototypes rapidly for evaluation and validation purposes
    • Define, design and implement databases changes to support new features and enhancements
    • Document code and system designs
    • Provide and perform application support and systems maintenance
    • Perform research and analysis on needs and possibilities
    • Lead and mentor junior team members

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Minimum of 5-7 years' of related work experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field required
    • High level of proficiency in basic computer skills with a passion for technology
    • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting capabilities
    • Ability to learn new skills quickly with minimal guidance
    • Dedicated to achieving project schedules and milestones
    • Ability to work in a team environment with aggressive deadlines and multiple priorities while staying a team player
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Self-starter able to work with minimal supervision
    • Strong database knowledge and SQL language, especially Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MySQL

    Desired:

    • Fluent in multiple programming languages and ability to learn new ones easily
    • Strong experience with Ruby on Rails, Perl, Shell Scripting, Java, and Linux/Unix
    • Large scale datasets and optimizations
    • Contributions to open source community
    • Experience with large-scale and distributed software architectures

     

    Key Results and Deliverables (What does success look like):

    • A charismatic and credible communicator who leads by example
    • Strong team player who can build strong relationships at all levels of the organization
    • Have excellent communication skills - written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal
    • An ethical and proactive leader who can maximize the resources of a start-up environment
    • Detail-oriented problem solver with a proven ability to contribute to a highly creative environment
    • Play an active role in discussing the evolution of the product
    • Develop deep expertise in multiple areas
    • Keep abreast of latest technologies and trends

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