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Senior Full Stack Engineer

Cardiff

  1. Full time

Closing date

29/06/2024

About the job

We’re looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer to drive and develop the solutions being built for our propositions. We don't believe in silos; you'll be empowered to flex your wealth of experience and contribute across the entire business. We work in a fast-paced environment delivering applications to meet the needs of the business

About Admiral Pioneer

Admiral Pioneer is a new entity within Admiral Group with the objective of seeding, launching and scaling new businesses in areas of increasing societal importance. We are focusing on three significant domains:

•  Mobility

•  Future of Work

•  Live to 101

These domains are long term growth areas for Admiral. We anchor around meeting customer needs and are focused on experimenting and proving new products, business models and partnerships through a discovery driven approach.

We aren’t an incubator, we are building a dynamic and energising environment where we will provide all the excitement and freedom of a start-up, with the support and stability of an established organisation. We want to recruit passionate business builders who look at the world and see huge opportunities to change it.

The Admial Business Team

Surviving in business is tough. Succeeding is even harder. We want to make it possible for more small businesses to survive and thrive - by building personalised products and services that allow our customers to run their business as well as they perform their craft.

We are a high-impact collaborative team of passionate individuals who are constantly looking at ways to enhance customer experience through a human centred design approach, rigour experimentation and a test and learn mindset. We are looking for bright and talented individuals who have a can-do attitude and will thrive in this enabling environment. We treat our colleagues openly, equally, and fairly and give them a ton of opportunity and freedom to do their best work and make a positive impact.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop Frontend Applications using NextJS, React and Sanity.io
  • Develop Backend applications using NodeJS in a serverless architecture
  • Champion Communities of practice and development standards across our development team
  • Play an active role in agile ceremonies such as retrospectives, sprint planning and stand-ups
  • Using your experience collaborate on creating new solutions for our growing tech stack
  • Communicate with stakeholders across the business both technical and non-technical
  • Coaching and mentoring more junior members of the team

Required Experience

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Organisation and Time management skills
  • Ability to work independently, proactively and as part of a wider team
  • Ability to design solutions and cater for non-functional requirements such as performance and security

Significant commercial experience in the following areas:

  • Development using JavaScript libraries and frameworks (Next.js and React preferred)
  • Development of serverless applications (Node.js and serverless.io preferred)
  • Development of REST and/or GraphQL API's
  • PostgreSQL and PGAdmin (Or similar relational database experience)
  • Working in a DevOps environment, containerising, deploying, scaling applications and micro services using CI/CD pipeline

Desirable Experience

  • Experience working in the Insurance sector or other highly regulated sectors
  • Experience with Salesforce Integration

Please note: This is a hybrid role, with a requirement to work on site in Caridff 2 days per week. 

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

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