Senior Full Stack Engineer

About Bango

The world's largest online merchants, including Amazon, Google and Microsoft, use Bango technology to acquire more paying users.

Bango has developed unique purchase behaviour technology that enables millions more users to buy the products and services they want, using innovative methods of payment including carrier billing, digital wallets and subscription bundling. Bango harnesses this purchase activity into valuable marketing segments, called Bango Audiences.

Merchants use these audiences to target their marketing at paying customers based on their purchase behaviour. Better targeting increases spend through the Bango payments business, in turn generating more data insights, creating a powerful virtuous circle that drives continuous growth. Everyone connected to the Bango Platform thrives as the virtuous circle grows. For more information, visit www.bango.com

Bango. Think inside the circle. 

The Role

This opportunity represents a fantastic opportunity within Bango, to make significant contributions to Bango product innovation and evolution, inside one of our most exciting product lines.  Helping to lead development of new product features alongside supporting the operational and implementation needs for Bango and our growing portfolio of world class customers.

You will be a senior full stack developer, working as part of a team dedicated to Bango’s Audiences platform. You will be expected to be a technical role model, assisting the team lead and product owner to build exciting and innovative future proof solutions, using sound engineering principles and technology choices.

This is a great opportunity to build a rewarding career based on continuous improvement. Bango will provide an excellent working environment, flexible working options, your own personal development plan, investment in training, opportunity to innovate, and a chance to work with exciting global partners, like Google, Facebook and TikTok.

Responsibilities

  • Leading/assisting in the definition of work and collaborating with tech lead and product owner.  Converting high level requirements into well-defined and manageable pieces of work that your team can create solutions for and deliver with high quality and predictability.
  • Building product API’s and interfaces that support the growth of the Bango Audiences platform, and the services provided by the other teams working on Bango Audiences (sales, marketing, client solutions).
  • Assisting development of frontend.
  • Working with the tech lead to ensure the correct design choices are made.
  • Writing code and automated tests for new solutions.
  • Refactoring, optimization and fixing defects in existing code base - identifying best ways to refactor opportunistically as well as a longer-term plan.
  • Participate in peer code reviews, helping promote and define best practices across the team.
  • Researching new technologies and approaches that can improve Bango products, making substantiative contributions into our technology roadmap.

Essential skills and experience:

  • To succeed in this role, you will already be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Proven experience in a commercial development environment.
  • Design skills using OO and Design Patterns.
  • Strong knowledge of PHP.
  • Sound working knowledge of SQL database technologies such as SQL Server, MySQL.
  • High competence with JavaScript.
  • Awareness and interest in cloud technologies such as AWS, Google or Azure.
  • A good understanding of third-party integration technologies, in particular Rest APIs.
  • Good analytical mind with problem solving skills, both working alone, but also brainstorming with colleagues.
  • Passionate about technology, enthusiastic and curious nature, capable of hitting the ground running.
  • Strong communication skills, both spoken and written.
  • Fully eligible to work in UK.

Desirable skills and experience

You may already have experience of some of the following or be looking for the opportunity to work in these areas. Your drive to acquire new skills is equally as important to us as your ability to demonstrate existing experience of these technologies.

  • Symfony framework.
  • React or any other mother JavaScript framework.
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of continuous integration/delivery (CI/CD).
  • DevOps appreciation with container technology Docker, Kubernetes.

Benefits

  • A friendly, informal working environment
  • Your own Bango buddy - to help you settle in
  • Bendi-time (flexible working hours)
  • Bango social events
  • Choose your own headphones, keyboard & mouse
  • Generous share option scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 28 days with 4 years' service
  • Cycle to work, gym discount
  • Weekly onsite Pilates and Yoga classes, weekly onsite massages
  • Financial support for employee activity groups and charitable activities
  • Free fruit, drinks and snacks, limitless tea, coffee and good quality espressos
  • Company branded hoodie… to keep you happy and comfortable
  • Group personal pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 1Password
  • Income Protection
  • Personalized and Bango branded Chilly’s bottle and coffee cup

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