Beyond is looking for a talented Back-End Developer, to join our great development team.
As part of the back-end team you will be helping to develop creative apps for companies like Virgin, Google and YouTube, we rarely work on large content management platforms or e-commerce systems. Most work is short lived campaigns that involve using multiple APIs to create a rich user experience. Our main challenges are looking at scalability, high availability, dealing with big data and being at the forefront of innovation with some preview APIs.
We strive to work in an Agile environment using Continuous Integration with automated QA.
We are looking for a smart dev with........
Good knowledge of:
1+ preferred programming language including ecology / symbiotic technologies, performance, theoretical basis, data structures, design patterns
1+ alternative programming languages, preferably with different approaches: functional, object-orientated, procedural, static, dynamic.
Good understanding of DevOps patterns and tools: source control, test-driven development, continuous integration & deployment.
Functional understanding of:
Persistence models including relational, document, key-value and graph stores.
Internet architecture and web standards.
Network & cloud architectures.
We would like you to.......
Be able to communicate in a clear and professional manner
Have strong problem solving abilities and an aptitude for learning new technologies
Take ownership of any project you’re working on
Deliver a high quality piece of work that you’re proud to put your name to
Examine briefs and highlight risks, suggesting improvements
Plan work effectively
Helping to architect scalable solutions that can deal with millions of users
Using and contributing to development best practices and evangelizing those practices to other members of the team
Working with other members of the team to help on their projects
Writing clear and well documented code that can be re-used many times
The main languages we program in are Python and PHP so an in-depth knowledge of LAM(PHP/Python) environments is essential. This includes the full stack from how the front end interacts with the back end code, server setup and maintenance.
Technology we love to use:
Python, Django, Elastic Search, Varnish, Unix Systems, AWS, Google App Engine, SOLR, NGINX, MongoDB, Apache, PHP, Drupal
Beyond is a leading creative digital agency with offices in London, San Francisco and New York. We work with some of the world's biggest brands and technology players, including: Google, YouTube, GE, American Express, Facebook, Cisco, The NSPCC and Virgin.
If you’re looking to push your skills and your career forward with one of the best teams in the business, then get in touch. Our mission is simple: we live to create creative technology answers for brand marketing questions.
We offer a really competitive salary and great benefits, including the opportunity to work from our San Francisco and New York offices.
You will get 25 days holiday (plus a nice week off at Xmas and a bonus holiday on your birthday). We also have a killer Xbox team leaderboard, a liking for karaoke and we like to hang out at festivals together in the summer. Great nights out in the heart of London are usually a weekly fixture.
Apply today Lindy@bynd.com