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Senior Backend Engineer at Attest - London, United Kingdom

Salary £70k - £100k • Company Website https://www.askattest.com/

Job Description

Welcome! We’re Attest: a Consumer Growth Platform. We’re on a mission to bring every business closer to consumers, and empower them with the insights that drive predictable and repeatable growth; enabling them to create and deliver better, more useful services, products and experiences for communities worldwide.

We’re spearheaded by a bunch of awesome individuals, and our guess is that you’re pretty awesome, too. We’re ultra-proud of the inclusive company we’ve built to date. Attest is not just an exciting place to work alongside great people, but a feeling – one of belonging and adventure. We’re delighted that you’ve taken the first step to becoming an Attester by expressing an interest in who we are and what we do.

About the Technology team

Engineers join us for the technical challenges we overcome and stay for the incredible culture our Engineers create and grow, from talking at meetups such as the monthly ‘London Microservices Meetup’ (hosted and set up by our very own Technical Director) to contributing regularly to open source software (we’re lucky to have the core contributor to Vue.js in our ranks). We work very closely with Product and Design in cross-functional squads, each of which has the autonomy to practice agile in the way that works best for them. We’re also excited to build out a Data Science function here at Attest, focusing on ML and NLP techniques to provide greater insights to our customers and safeguard our high data quality.

Our tech stack utilises some of the latest technologies, such as; gRPC, linkerd2, Postgres and Elasticsearch (to name just a few) all running on Kubernetes. We mainly code in Go and Java, and going forward we are focussing on building event sourced systems in Go. Experience in these areas will be a big plus.

At Attest you will * Collaborate with the whole team to identify and create best-in-class products. * Deliver features regularly, be comfortable with ambiguity, and push for code quality always. * Participate in planning, stand-ups and retrospective meetings. * Explore innovative ways to solve problems, and become an expert in high-availability systems. * Design highly efficient architectures that scale around user demand.

Who you are * A team player. Collaborative, self-motivated, creative, entrepreneurial & thoughtful style. * Thrive with opportunities. Enjoy solving complex data & architecture problems efficiently. * Love delivery. High quality code in an agile environment. * Results-driven. With proactive use and exploration of new technologies and methodologies.

What you’ll bring to Attest * Expertise in building and maintaining event-driven architectures. * Expertise in developing, testing & debugging highly-available distributed systems. * Experience with databases: PostgreSQL / mySQL / DynamoDB / Redis. * Experience with infrastructure technologies: Terraform, Ansible, Docker and/or Kubernetes.

What we’ll offer in return

Our benefits and perks are designed with a focus on the wellbeing, engagement, and growth of our Attesters.

A competitive salary that fairly recognises your experience and potential; High-quality Equipment – whether you prefer a MacBook or a Windows machine, we’ll invest a sizeable amount to provide you with the right tools and set-up to help you do your best work; **25 days paid holiday – **we care about our team’s wellbeing, so we make sure you have time to fully switch off, rest, and recharge; **Flexible working hours and working from home – ** whether you have parental responsibilities, just need some headspace, or have a parcel being delivered, we’ll support you in making your work and personal life a manageable blend; A generous Growth & Development budget to spend on the resources and tools that will help you grow in your role and achieve your career goals; **10% adventure time **to invest in charitable activities, your growth and development, and/or side projects for Attest; Weekly team lunch – a team who eats together, works hard together, and stays together, right? We order in lunch every week, but also acknowledge those who are less fortunate than ourselves: for every meal we order, our supplier donates a meal in support of the Akshaya Patra Foundation; Fully-paid sick days – Mental health and physical health are treated equally at Attest. Whether you’ve been knocked out with the flu, are having an operation, or need some time off to manage anxiety, stress or depression, for example, we encourage all our Attesters to rest up and come back when they’re feeling more like themselves; A values-led working environment that encourages putting people first, honesty, curiosity and leadership.

Is this role not quite the right fit for you? Or, have you not seen a suitable position available on our careers site?…We’re always on the look-out for interesting, bright folk to join our team of Attesters. Connect with us to stay in touch, and we’ll notify you when we have new opportunities.

About our people and culture

Attest is a place where you’re encouraged to bring every part of you needed to do your best work; every part of you needed to build strong, meaningful and long-lasting relationships with your fellow Attesters, our clients and partners.

We champion our people in their entirety. With our team of Attesters, we take a human-first approach, optimising for joy and adventure, ingrained in everything we do.

We’re a friendly, collaborative team, and value putting people (our team, clients and consumers) first; honesty, curiosity, empowerment and leadership are core to our team working style. Decisions are made with careful and quick consideration at Attest, to support fast and efficient growth.

About Attest

We believe that great companies put consumers and data at the heart of every decision. These companies create better, more useful products and services, which leads to happier consumers and ever-greater success. Through our Consumer Growth Platform, everyone can now gain answers to their questions from audiences of over 100 million consumers across 80 markets.

Our clients use Attest to learn more about their target consumers, enter new markets, build new categories, validate decisions, develop better products and services, measure their brand, track competition, all with the goal of driving sustained growth across the business.

Our clients include Heineken, Walgreens Boots, Samsung, Fever-Tree, Discovery, Transferwise, and Nutmeg, among many others.

We’re backed by leading VCs, including New Enterprise Associates (NEA) – the investors behind companies such as Uber, Salesforce, Box, and Tableau; Oxford Capital and Episode 1 (the investors behind LoveFilm, Zoopla, Betfair, Shazam, CarWow and many other greats); plus several high-powered amazing Angel investors.

Diversity statement

Diversity matters, and we celebrate it at Attest! We’re building an inclusive place to work where everyone feels they belong. We see you and you’re welcome here. Attest doesn’t discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic including race, religion or belief, gender or gender reassignment, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

We want to give everyone the opportunity to showcase their best selves during the interview process and beyond. Do let us know if there are any adjustments you’d like to make to ensure it’s more inclusive – we’re learning too, so we’re more than happy to adapt and accommodate where possible.