As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be a seasoned professional with an elevated level of expertise and responsibility. You will be expected to bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the table, contributing significantly to the success of projects, the growth of the team, and the professional development of the team.
At Shieldpay, we have a team-oriented and self-governed culture. We move at a high pace and thrive on change, complexity, and ambiguity and are comfortable being uncomfortable.
Before you apply, ask yourself if you have:
- A commitment and drive for quality, technical excellence, and results.
- Curiosity and passion to constantly learn new things; Shieldpay changes fast, and we need the people who work here to thrive on (rather than endure) change and learn fast too.
- Self-motivated and not afraid of learning new technologies and you can find your way around sophisticated systems.
- Bring critical thought, embrace differences and disagreement, and get things
What you’ll be doing
- Technical Leadership: To provide technical leadership and guidance to a team of engineers or project members. You’ll be expected to mentor and support junior engineers, assisting them in their professional growth and technical development.
- Complex Problem Solving: You’ll assist to tackle complex and challenging technical problems that require a high level of skill and experience and expected to devise innovative solutions and efficiently implement them.
- Project Management: You may take on project management responsibilities, overseeing the planning, execution, and delivery of engineering projects. This involves coordinating with cross-functional teams, ensuring deadlines are met, and keeping a project on track.
- Research and Development: You’ll be involved in research and development efforts, exploring new technologies, methodologies, and best practices to enhance Shieldpay`s capabilities and competitiveness.
- Quality Assurance: Ensuring the quality and integrity of engineering work is crucial! You’ll be responsible for conducting thorough reviews, testing, and inspections to maintain high standards of work.
- Collaboration: Collaboration is a key aspect of your role. You are expected to work closely with various stakeholders, including other engineering teams, management, clients, and vendors, to achieve project objectives effectively.
- Continuous Improvement: You'll play a vital role in driving continuous improvement initiatives within the engineering department to identify areas for improvement and implement strategies to optimise processes, efficiency, and quality.
- Compliance and Standards: You’ll be responsible for ensuring that engineering practices and deliverables comply with relevant industry standards, regulations, and company policies.
- Innovation and Creativity: You’ll be encouraged to think outside the box and contribute to the development of innovative engineering solutions that address challenges and improve products or services.
- Knowledge Sharing: You’ll act as knowledge champions, sharing expertise and experiences through training sessions, technical documentation, and presentations to empower the broader engineering team
What we're looking for in you
- Proficiency in AWS, NodeJS, TypeScript, and GitHub Actions.
- Experience with cloud architecture; design, implement, and maintain scalable AWS cloud services and infrastructure.
- Strong problem solving and communication skills.
- A self-starter who can work without supervision and as part of a team.
- Mentored other developers and fosters a culture of continuous learning and growth.
- AWS certification (e.g., AWS Certified Developer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect).
- Experience with serverless architecture (e.g., AWS Lambda).
- Familiarity with front-end technologies (React, Remix, etc.).
Experience comes in many forms, and we’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.
Shieldpay is an equal opportunities employer. For Shieldpay building a fair and transparent workforce begins with the recruitment process that does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
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