Full Stack Engineer - UK

LaunchDarkly

London, GB / England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/23/2021
  • Website: launchdarkly.com
  • Company Address: 405 14th St., Oakland, CA, 94612

About LaunchDarkly

LaunchDarkly is a Feature Management Platform that serves over 100 billion feature flags daily to help software teams build better software, faster. Feature flagging is an industry best practice of wrapping a new or risky section of code or infrastructure change with a flag. Each flag can easily be turned off independent of code deployment (aka ”dark launching”).

Job Description

As a Full Stack Engineer, you will help us build our core platform. The ideal candidate is a creative, product-focused full stack engineer who will own new feature development end-to-end, contributing to our backend and frontend code. We're looking for someone who thrives on putting new features in front of customers and takes pride in the quality of their work.​

The core technologies we use daily include Golang, Node.js, React, Redux, MongoDB, Redis, and ElasticSearch.

Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with product managers, other engineers, and designers to drive the implementation and release of major features

  • Monitor and improve application performance

  • Write well-tested and well-organized production-quality code, with an emphasis on maintainability

  • Identify areas of improvement and advocate for best practices

  • Have an active voice in shaping both technology and product decisions

  • As part of our you-build-it-you-run-it culture, all developers may be responsible of support applications in production, including on-call. On call is compensated additionally.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling, such as React

  • Experience building and maintaining large-scale production systems

  • Strong UX and design sensibilities, and a desire to sweat the small stuff

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, a positive attitude, and empathy

  • Self‐starter and problem solver, willing to solve difficult problems and work independently when necessary

  • Strong testing background: experience building unit, integration, load tests, and benchmarks

About LaunchDarkly:

LaunchDarkly is a Feature Management Platform that serves hundreds of billions of feature flags daily to help software teams build better software, faster. Feature flagging is an industry standard methodology of wrapping a new or risky section of code or infrastructure change with a flag. Each flag can easily be turned off independent of code deployment (aka "dark launching"). LaunchDarkly has SDKs for all major web and mobile platforms. We are building a diverse team so that we can offer robust products and services. Our team culture is dynamic, friendly, and supportive. Our headquarters are in Oakland.

At LaunchDarkly, we believe in the power of teams. We're building a team that is humble, open, collaborative, respectful and kind. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Don't let the confidence gap get in the way of applying! We'd love to hear from you.

We've partnered with KeyValues to help demonstrate the amazing culture we've built here at LaunchDarkly, find more info at https://www.keyvalues.com/launchdarkly.

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