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RECRUITMENT POSITION

Engineering

REFERENCE

ENGINEERING

BASED

Home Working / Office Based

DURATION

Permanent

DATE ADDED

October 2021

The Mission of Zinc’s Systems

Zinc’s mission is to help customers protect what matters to them.

Founded in 2004, we are a privately-owned Software as a Service company that delivers trusted security and safety platforms to enterprise and public sector organisations. The business has enjoyed year on year growth, 60+ staff and has a strong UK footprint as well as international reach.

Our growth strategy to date has been focused on client retention and product development as we have aligned ourselves with our clients so that we are informing their roadmap as well as them informing ours. This collaborative approach has led to a number of awards in partnership and application of new technology. As a company, our Synapse product is leading the field of safety and security incident management. We are able to deliver differentiation to our clients across three key sectors – Government, Corporate and Retail.

Division Overview:

We are known as leading web technology innovators. We have invested many years into developing our own technology platforms and these now power some of the UK’s largest organisations, Government and SME customers.

The technology division has undergone significant growth in recent years and we see this as being a huge area of further expansion for Zinc moving forward. We have a culturally diverse team with a reputation for using innovative, collaborative working practices; operating in a SaaS environment to provide our market leading Synapse product range that assists organisations in gaining actionable insight, optimising decision making, profit protection, reducing response times, and significantly improving communications between staff and stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing a collaborative technical work ethic and environment for the teams to shine in their use serverless applications
  • Collaborate with other teams to provide the guidelines and support to ensure high quality solutions

Code

  • Thought leadership to ensure consistently high quality code standards
  • Lead by example in serverless development and deployment
  • Ensuring high security of access to applications

Infrastructure

  • Evangelise and lead thought for serverless implementation
  • Documentation of limitations, risks and mitigations

Innovation

  • Provide technical consultancy for new initiatives, to assist in the definition of business requirements or technical strategies
  • R&D for security, components & code etc. to make sure we are always adopt best practice and don’t fall behind

What you’ll bring:

Backend

  • Go
  • PHP V7.2+
  • Python (Desirable)
  • Solid experience with AWS Lambda and Serverless framework
  • AWS technologies
    • Elastic Search
    • S3/Blob Storage
    • Elastic Cache (Redis)
    • RDS (Mariadb/Mysql)
    • SNS
    • SQS
    • API Gateway
  • Unit Testing
  • MySQL
  • NoSQL (Mongo, Dynamo, Graph DBs) (Desirable)
  • Experience with RESTful web services
  • Experience working within a continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) environment (Jenkins/Git)

You

  • 3+ year of experience as a software engineer
  • A passion and curiosity for creating and building things
  • Attention to detail
  • Great communication skills
  • You will be quality driven but pragmatic in your approach to delivering solutions.
  • Given the remote nature of the team, you will have excellent aural and written communication skills in English. You will already have experience of remote working and have equipped your home workspace appropriately. You will be able to travel to and from our nearest office location at short notice as required.

Nice to have

  • Setting up CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiar/involved with open source projects
  • Experience with Python

GDPR

  • An understanding of GDPR and information security risks

Reports To:

CTO

Location

Home working.

Office Locations:
Northamptonshire, UK
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Interested?

We would love to hear from you. Please email your CV to: talent@zinc.systems
Direct applicants only.

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