Senior / Lead Backend Engineer - Java

Posted: 7 months ago

Package: £70000 - £75000

Contract Type: Full Time

Location: London, London

This job was posted by Qudini. A member of the FinTech Alliance Community.

Are you ready for the next challenge? Are you a keen Lead Software Engineer with an interest in disrupting Customer Experience in the retail industry?

It's an exciting time to join Qudini. We are at a pivotal stage of growth, to reflect this we are expanding our teams. We’re a diverse team with a good mix of skill sets. We are a dynamic, forward thinking and progressive organisation where you can put your full range of skills and experience to better use. We encourage learning with regular lunch and learn seasons, and company hackathons.

As a Senior / Lead Backend Engineer at Qudini, you’ll will be a part of one the cross functional teams to develop new functionality, prototype projects and also contributing to our existing product and helping to maintain it.

Your day to day activities will include:

  • Collaborate with your peers on the technical strategy, direction, architecture and execution across product teams
  • Contributing to and reviewing user stories, requirements, design documents and new features within Atlassian’s Jira and Confluence
  • Define and implement the platform to scale for expansion
  • Collaborating with the QA team to investigate and resolve issues and getting involved in  deployment
  • Taking part in quarterly company hackathons used to quickly developer innovative product concepts

Our tech stack includes: 

  • Java 8+ for backend applications
  • MySql to persist data
  • Angular JS and React is to build front-end applications
  • React Native to build cross platform mobile applications
  • AWS to run our systems in 5 regions and counting
  • EC2 Instances with Ansible and Kubernetes to deploy applications
  • Prometheus and grafana to visualise our systems and applications

Who are you?

You will bring in a creative vision, problem-solving skills and have the ability to work in a collaborative and cross functional teams to get things done in a fast moving environment.

You are:

  • Driven and want to use your technical expertise to make a difference for our customers
  • Experienced in building and deploying software in high traffic environments
  • Able to profile Java applications and solve complex performance issues
  • Knowledgeable in building robust, documented APIs

Learn more about life and perks at Qudini at

Who are Qudini?

A top London tech company, on the path from a start-up to becoming a large global organisation, who will enable you to gain autonomy, build new skills and make an impact in the world. Qudini is a smart, dynamic and award-winning company, recognised by Gartner as a ‘Cool Vendor’. We create innovative technology for retailers to make the everyday life more exciting for their customers. Our software is used by global brands including: O2, Tesco, Specsavers, NatWest and many others. We’re creating a future where people don’t queue and high-street businesses thrive by focussing on experience

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