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Software Enginner (React, GraphQL, Node.js)

Zeigo|Great Guildford Street, SE1 0HS
£30k-£35k/year|Full-time
TypeScriptNodeJsReactGraphQLBackEnd
11 days ago

Zeigo is an award-winning tech platform that helps companies buy renewable energy directly from wind and solar farms. We use data & smart technology, cutting through the complexities of clean power procurement to help companies find the best zero-carbon solution.


We are a young company with a fresh vision: to accelerate and shape the renewable energy industry with technology. Zeigo is fast becoming the platform to source renewable energy across the globe!


We are looking for a mid-weight Software Engineer to produce scalable software solutions. You’ll be part of a cross-functional team that’s responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment. As a Software Engineer, you should be comfortable around both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You should also be a team player with a knack for visual design and utility. If you’re also familiar with Agile methodologies, we’d like to chat to you.


Responsibilities:



  • Work within our Tech and Engineering team in all aspects of software design, requirements gathering and implementation, to develop software using TypeScript and related technologies.

  • Perform automated and manual testing of your own work.

  • Take responsibility for the quality and speed of your own work.

  • Assist other members of the Tech and Engineering team where required.

  • Write technical documentation and reports.

  • Respond to requests from the Development, Design and Product teams.


Requirements:



  • Experience working in a distributed workforce in an agile development team.

  • At least 2 years of commercial experience (or equivalent) in web application development, spanning multiple projects.

  • At least 2 years of working experience with TypeScript.

  • Proficiency with fundamental front end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as Nest JS, and libraries such as React.

  • At least 2 years of experience of working with relational databases (ideally MySQL/PostgreSQL).

  • Understanding of programming, networking, and information security principles.

  • Enthusiasm for understanding technical ideas and explaining them clearly to other members of the team.

  • Desire to learn new software and technologies quickly.

  • Ability to improvise, troubleshoot, problem solve, and quickly learn new skills.

  • A strong standard of spoken and written English.

  • Self-motivated and detail oriented.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

  • Degree in related subject field, e.g. Computer Science, Maths, Statistics etc.


Desirable:



  • Portfolio of projects you have worked on, e.g. GitHub profile, personal website/blog, freelance projects.

  • Active participation in hackathons and/or coding challenges.

  • Contributions to open source projects.

  • Interest in renewable energy sector.



This role is on a Full Time Permanent Basis. You will need to be based in the UK for this role, with a requirement to work from our London office once a week.