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Backend (Full Stack) Engineer

Req ID:
R-15551
Category:
Information Technology
Location:
London
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Backend (Full Stack) Engineer

Location: London (Monday, Tuesday and Friday- office)

We are looking for change-makers to get in the front seat at the beginning of the journey. Help choose our route and shape the future of driving. We're well-funded and backed by one of the largest UK insurers, Direct Line Group.

We're on an exciting mission to create a car ecosystem that brings everything driving-related into one place. Be part of an inspiring team with deep expertise across start-ups, technology, mobility, and insurance!

About CaHa!

It should be a joyful experience to own and drive a car. But today, it is not. You've got to sort out your insurance and your road tax, MOT and repairs, fueling and charging, parking and road tolls, and more. And each one of these is serviced by a different company, a difference website, a different app. We are going to change this.

Meet CaHa! A new way to smooth the experience of owning and driving your car. Think perfect open country roads, not bumpy, dusty side-streets. Our super-app will be your car super-power, bringing all the elements of owning and driving a car into one simple place, right inside your phone.

What you'll be doing:

Reporting into the Principle / Lead Engineer, you'll work on the early stages of a new product, developing exciting features using modern tools and techniques.

Main responsibilities:

  • Translate user stories into engaging mobile and web applications and APIs, whilst building the core platform and integrations.
  • Work across the entire software development lifecycle covering requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, deployment and operations.
  • Enhance the team by demonstrating best practice throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with our product team to understand customer problems, assess the feasibility, and increase the product roadmap
  • Translate user stories into engaging mobile and web applications and APIs, whilst building out the core platform and integrations.
  • Work across the entire software development lifecycle covering requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, deployment and operations.
  • Enhance the team by demonstrating best practice throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with our product team to understand customer problems, assess the feasibility, and improve the product roadmap.

What we're looking for:

We're looking for a Full-Stack / Backend Engineer, highly experienced in Node.JS to join our team, building the best car management super-app the world has ever seen.

  • You're an experienced engineer with 3+ years commercial experience in Node.JS
  • You’ll also be well versed in some or all the following technologies – Typescript, AWS / Azure, Java / CSharp, micro-services and event-driven architecture.
  • You've experience building the best mobile and API platforms for expanding customer bases, at pace, whilst following industry best practices and design principles.
  • Promote an agile development mindset.
  • You're able to work well individually and with a team.
  • You enjoy helping guide the roadmap.
  • You're excited to be part of a startup and work in the early stages of a venture.

What we’ll give you in return: 
We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people and the wide variety of perspectives and life experiences they bring. That’s why we offer excellent benefits to suit your lifestyle and a flexible working model combining the best parts of home and office-working, varying with the nature of your role. Core benefits include:

  • 9% employer contributed pension
  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Up to 10% annual bonus
  • 25 days holiday (rising by 1 each year to 28) + bank holidays and option to buy or sell up to 5 days 
  • Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
  • Employee discounts and cashback
  • Plus many more

There’s no-one else like you. No-one with the exact same mix of strengths, quirks, skills and thoughts. That’s why you could belong here. As part of a team of brilliant individuals, in a place that empowers you to be the best you can be. We’re proud of who we are, of what we do, and what every single one of us brings. Every person, team, Squad, Tribe and Chapter, across every business that makes our Group. And we’re happy to say we’re customer obsessed.

Join us.

Help us keep innovating and putting customers at the heart of everything.

To be an insurance company of the future.

When we work together, we can all achieve great things. Inspiring, challenging, and supporting each other to aim higher.


Together we’re one of a kind.

We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business. We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to us and we'll be happy to support you.

#LI-Hybrid

# #LI-LH1

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