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Software Engineer (Server)

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To apply for this role, email your CV, covering letter and expected salary to jobs@laundrapp.com.

Although we are happy to accept CVs from agencies, we only pay 12.5% fees.

Department

Technology

Reporting To

Software Engineering Manager

About Laundrapp

Launched in 2015, Laundrapp grew rapidly to become the household name for on-demand laundry and dry cleaning in London. New customers were drawn by the combined ease of use in the apps, and the accuracy of the data the platform provides. By 2017, Laundrapp had grown far beyond the capital, and were offering the service in 100 towns and cities across the UK. Fast-forward to today and the Laundrapp team now have the rest of the world firmly in their sights. With their unique software now launched onto five continents, the stage is now set for Laundrapp-powered laundry services across the globe.

Overview of the role

As a Software Engineer at Laundrapp, you will be writing groundbreaking, on-demand logistics software that is distributed and operated globally. Working collaboratively in agile delivery teams with Product Managers, UX Designers, and Quality Engineers, you provide the necessary technical expertise to bring new ideas to life, improve and remediate existing solutions, and develop smarter ways to deliver to an ever-growing audience. A key member of a small, though highly respected team, you will work with your peers to uphold a high degree of engineering excellence throughout the platform. With the customer at the heart of everything we do, and learning being pivotal to our growth, we recognise the need for our Software Engineers to have ample time to innovate, learn, and share knowledge.

Responsibilities

  • Leading development on the Laundrapp application as a DevOps focused backend engineer
  • Writing high-quality, highly-testable code in whichever language is most suitable for the task (on the backend we use PHP and are considering other languages for our new services architecture)
  • Designing and provisioning AWS infrastructure with code
  • Monitoring a globally distributed application and responding to issues
  • Working collaboratively with Product Managers, UX Designers, Quality Engineers, and other Software Engineers to define, refine, size, and then plan upcoming work
  • Reviewing code, and engaging in architectural discussions
  • Assisting with the deployment of code to multiple worldwide targets
  • Seeking opportunities to automate repetitive or time-consuming processes
  • Working proactively to remediate adverse customer experiences
  • Sharing knowledge and seeking out opportunities to learn other parts of the software stack

Required Experience

  • Solid programming skills with an understanding of advanced concepts such as SOLID/DRY in any language. We believe that great software engineers can apply their skills to any language
  • Developing large systems around common architecture patterns, such as Service-oriented Architecture and Microservices
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Experience designing automated, scalable, resilient solutions utilising AWS infrastructure
  • Knowledge of AWS resource provisioning and configuration tools such as Terraform and Ansible
  • Delivering software as part of an agile team

Desirable Experience

  • Multi-region/A-Z AWS infrastructure
  • Previous experience using Serverless technology in production i.e. AWS Lambda
  • Optimising backend applications for scalability, reliability, cost, and performance
  • Working on white-labeled software products
  • Developing software against geolocation and mapping APIs
  • Logistics and TSP solutions
  • Test automation with BDD

Qualifications

Degree in Computer Science, or a similarly technical subject, or relevant commercial experience.

Please send your CV and covering letter to vacancies@laundrapp.com

 

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Laundrapp is the UK’s leading online laundry and dry cleaning service, offering unparalleled levels of quality cleaning right across London and up to 100 towns and cities. Our 5-star laundry service replaces the need for using your local laundrette or dry cleaner and offers a quick and convenient pick-up service direct from your home. Our free, award-winning app is available on both iOS and Android devices, however, you can also place your order online through our website.

Whether you are dry cleaning shirts, suits, blouses or dresses, or simply looking for a quality duvet-cleaning service, Laundrapp offers the highest quality and professional service direct to your door. Just ironing that you need? We also offer an iron-only service which means you'll never need to worry about ironing again.

Join the world’s fastest-growing laundry and dry cleaning revolution by scheduling a collection, then fill our provided laundry bags with your garments and we'll clean and deliver at a time and place that suits you. Our mobile laundry service is even backed by our quality guarantee. So forget queueing at your high-street laundrette – with Laundrapp, all your laundry, dry cleaning and ironing is taken care of.

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