Senior Full Stack Developer at Nationwide Building Society

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Job Description:

The Home Propositions team are a vibrant, lively team, extremely passionate about technology and we are totally committed to helping London's renters. We're fully funded by Nationwide Building Society and we are growing rapidly with plans to double our team by the end of the year.

We are looking for a Full-stack Developer who has the passion and skill to work across our various product lines within our exciting business. We’ve got a pretty impressive team on board already, so you’ll be working with some of the best within a collaborative and thriving environment.

We are a hard working bunch but we make sure we're enjoying each other's company both in and outside of the office, with plenty of socials and opportunities to unwind after busy days.

You'll have the choice to work predominantly remote. The team do like to meet in Nationwide’s tech hub in the Post Building located in Holborn, London from time to time. Whether that be for collaboration such as for scrum ceremonies, socials in the rooftop garden or product launches and other milestone events.

At Nationwide we openly put our 15 million members at the centre of every decision we make as a business. Every role, no matter what it’s doing, is member focused.

We are open to receiving applicants from across the UK as we offer remote working and the option to work out of any of our admin centres across the UK when required.

About you

  • You actively get involved in technical decision making
  • Strong problem solving and investigative skills, pragmatic in your approach but also not afraid to get stuck in and try something new
  • You have solid experience developing and working on microservice architecture
  • Competent programming in Node.js, specifically Typescript
  • Source control software such as Gitlab, GitHub
  • Ability to provide simple, easy to support technical solutions
  • Experience with networking / API’s – in particular strong understanding of GraphQL
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases
  • High level of analytical skills, turning meaningful analysis into recommended actions

What you’ll be doing

We’re moving fast in the Home Propositions team to get prototypes, concepts and apps live, so we're looking for an Engineer who is responsible for the creation of technical artefacts to deliver team objectives that are aligned to engineering principles and the architectural strategy.

As a Senior Full-Stack Developer you will be working closely with a cross-functional creative and technical team on a range of new projects using cutting-edge technologies. Strong communication skills are essential with the ability to take the lead and work alongside the wider team on tight deadlines with a well organised, detailed and accurate manner. You will part of a dynamic, agile and rapidly growing environment, where your creativity and innovation is valued, delivering high quality code within a test driven environment. You’ll also share your knowledge, coach more junior members of the team.

You’ll be:

  • Identifying and implementing technical artefacts to meet the team objectives.
  • Providing technical expertise at parts and/or all stages of the delivery lifecycle
  • Participating in technical collaboration activities
  • Enforcing standards and providing governance and contribute to process improvement
  • Identifying and escalating dependencies, risks and exceptions that will affect implementation of technical artefacts
  • Sharing knowledge with peers to contribute to the growth of knowledge within engineering
  • Working with stakeholders to shape artefacts from the outset of a project

The extras you’ll get

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:

  • A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16% Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus
  • Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
  • 25 days holiday

Company Benefits

  • Remote / Flex working
  • Pension
  • Bonus

Interview Process

  • 30 min Tech screening
  • Take home task

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