Senior Developer (UK)

Threads Styling

London, GB / England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/03/2021
  • Website: www.threadsstyling.com
  • Company Address: Telephone House 6th Floor, 69-77 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NG, GB

About Threads Styling

Threads is pioneering the best luxury shopping experience in the world. They inspire their highly-engaged social media community through beautiful content featuring the latest, most desirable luxury items. They talk to their loyal clients directly via chat-based media to place orders; these can then be sent anywhere in the world – fast. In short, they’ve closed the online-offline shopping loop and they’re changing how people buy luxury fashion.

Job Description

As Tech Lead, you'll report into our Tech Lead and Director of Technology to nurture passionate engineers to create next-generation software solutions for Threads. Psychological safety is at the very heart of who we are. We work in Agile squads who are open and value continuous improvement and sharing knowledge.

We are integrating our client and internal systems to create a next-generation solution to help us to lead in luxury chat-based commerce. We believe what we're creating will set a new path for chat commerce in the fashion industry, and retail overall.

 

We are open to flexible working, please ask us at the interview stage.

You Will:

  • Contribute to one or several projects at all stages of their life cycle, not just the technical stages
  • Be involved in problem discovery and product development
  • Nurture the team through development, mentorship, and bringing in new talent
  • Design systems and solutions, writing code, automated tests and deployment
  • Learn new technologies and bring this knowledge to the team
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure products are developed on time with high quality, delivering value to customers

Requirements

You Have:

  • Expert knowledge in developing services and API's using Node.js
  • Core knowledge of Node.js modules and npm packages
  • Expert knowledge of React development patterns and related tools
  • A good working knowledge of architectural concepts like event driven development, caching, microservices, CDNs and concurrency.
  • Experience as a technical leader, guiding technical direction, implementation choices, coding styles and the establishment of best practices

 

At Threads, we always aim to use the best tool for the job. Today’s stack includes, but isn’t limited to: TypeScript, Node.js, Postgres, Koa, React, React Native, GraphQL, Docker, Terraform, and AWS.

Benefits

Our Benefits (many from day 1!):

  • Vitality at Work + Private Medical Insurance plans
  • Denplan + Eyecare Vouchers
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff discounts
  • Enhanced Parent Program + Parental Leave
  • The Inclusive Threads DE&I Program
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Paid sick leave
  • Flexible working

About Threads:

Want to help build the future of luxury fashion commerce? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

Threads is a fast-growing luxury fashion personal shopping and commerce business. Through social and chat-based media, we inspire our international client base to discover the rarest luxury items. We then search the globe to procure them for our clients; this is the future of retail.

Threads is in Tech City’s Future Fifty programme which recognises some of the UK’s fastest-growing businesses, pioneering the best luxury shopping experience in the world!

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Equity in selection practices

We do practise equity in selection because we want to provide underrepresented groups with access to opportunities, and us, access to great people We ask candidates to share their demographic data in the application so that we can prioritise under represented groups in the first part of our selection process to provide an equitable funnel. All candidate offers are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. If we have two candidates at the final stage, we choose the best candidate for the job.

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and have committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities. We are working towards improved employment practices to ensure those with disabilities receive full and fair consideration for all types of vacancies as well as for training, career development and promotion. Our goal is to be recognised as an employer providing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

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