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Backend Engineer

Backend Engineer

Welcome, welcome! We’re Attest: a market and brand intelligence scale-up. Our mission is simple: to ensure that data is put at the heart of decision-making.

We’re spearheaded by a bunch of awesome individuals, and our guess is that you’re pretty awesome, too. We’re chuffed that you’ve taken the first step to becoming an Attester by expressing an interest in who we are and what we do.

At Attest, we’ve simplified the exercise of gathering consumer intelligence so that our customers can spend more time understanding and actioning the results; making meaningful decisions faster and more often to grow their businesses.

What you'll be doing

We’re looking for an excellent Backend Engineer with an all round high-quality developer skill set. You’ll build out our core platform, for a multitude of front end web and mobile applications that utilise it. At Attest you’ll:

  • Collaborate with the whole team to identify and create best-in-class products.
  • Deliver features regularly, be comfortable with ambiguity, and push for code quality always.
  • Participate in sprint planning, stand-ups and retrospective meetings.
  • Explore innovative ways to solve problems, and become expert in high demand systems.
  • Design highly efficient architectures that scale around user demand.

You’ll have a major role at Attest. As Attest grows, we’ll invest in growing the team around you, with people you help hire. A wonderful opportunity to be a major part of a high-growth startup, with full funding & support.


Who you are

  • Team player, collaborative, self-motivated, creative, entrepreneurial & thoughtful style.
  • Thrive with opportunities. Enjoy solving complex data & architecture problems efficiently.
  • Love delivering high quality code in an agile environment.
  • Results-driven, with proactive use and exploration of new technologies and methodologies.

What you'll bring to Attest

  • Experience developing web stacks in one of: Java / Go / Python.
  • Experience with databases: PostgreSQL / mySQL / DynamoDB.
  • Expert developing, testing & debugging high-uptime distributed systems in *nix environments.

Nice to have

  • Exposure to concurrent, multithreaded architectures and distributed systems.
  • Exposure to NoSQL, Big Data technologies and microservices.
  • Exposure to infrastructure technologies: Terraform, Ansible, Docker.
  • Exposure to frontend frameworks: Vue.js, React, Angular, Polymer.

What we’ll offer in return

  • Very competitive salary & incentives, that recognise your experience & potential
  • Equipment budget to spend on anything you like/need. Cool, light & open office
  • 10% adventure time, to invest in charitable events, or side projects for Attest
  • 25 days paid holiday. Flexible working hours. Regular team events & drinks (on the house)
  • Values-led working environment that encourages putting people first, honesty, curiosity and leadership
  • Mentorship and training. Social and supportive teammates. Genuinely interesting topics to get stuck into
  • Flat structure, open & transparent approach. Excellent opportunity to join a young, ambitious company and seek responsibility as we grow

Our Values:

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Attest is a place where you’re encouraged to bring every part of you needed to do your best work; every part of you needed to build strong, meaningful and long-lasting relationships with your fellow Attesters, our clients and partners.

We champion our people in their entirety. With our team of Attesters, we take a human-first approach, optimising for joy and adventure, ingrained in everything we do.

We’re a flat, friendly, non-hierarchical team, and value putting people (our team, clients and consumers) first; honesty, curiosity, empowerment and leadership are core to our team working style.

Decisions are made with careful and quick consideration at Attest, to support fast and efficient growth.


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