Full Stack Engineer
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We’re looking for a Full Stack Engineer to join our team at Veygo!
Veygo offer app-based flexible short-term car insurance. Whether it be learner driver insurance or temporary insurance, our customers can be on the road in the minutes. We’re building a vibrant, exciting, and disruptive scale-up, that puts customer experience and empowerment at the heart of our business and culture.
Veygo operates within Admiral Pioneer. Admiral Pioneer is a company within Admiral Group that seeds, launches, and scales new businesses that are at the forefront of Admiral Group’s diversification strategy.
What you'll be doing
All of our engineers are truly full-stack: We have no time for knowledge silos and we do everything we can to make sure our engineers are able to work on anything, and everything. A typical day in engineering can mean creating infrastructure using Terraform, debugging the inner-workings of one of our Python applications or writing a shiny new React component for use in our quote engine.
Our pace is fast and the days are varied, but the work is energetic and very rewarding. Expect to collaborate with other departments across the brand from marketing to customer service, and data to claims.
- Develop backend services, using Python and Django
- Develop modern front end websites, using TypeScript, React and Redux
- Build Infrastructure, using Terraform and cloud services such as AWS
- Deploy your code to production and support it
- Design REST APIs
- Champion best practices like automated testing and continuous deployment
- Share knowledge by pair programming, show and tell sessions
- Play an active role in agile ceremonies like retrospectives and sprint planning
Skils and Experience Required
- All skills/experience listed in Graduate/Junior level role
- Familiar with Agile development practices
- 1+ years experience with unit testing
- 2+ years commercial experience with software development of either front-end or backend development
- 1+ years experience of pair programming or mentoring
- Ability to breakdown and solve problems
Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance
At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we’re consistently voted one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK.
All colleagues will receive 33 days holiday (including banks holidays) when they join us, and this will increase with length of service, up to a maximum of 38 days (including banks holidays). You also have the option to buy or sell up to five days of annual leave in addition to your allocation.
You can also view some of our other key benefits here
Our Commitment to You
At Admiral, we are committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. Admiral is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration.
Capital Tower, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, CF10 3AZ
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