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Senior Software Engineer - AWS

  • Location: London, South East
  • Salary/rate: to £600 day
  • Date posted: 07/02/18
  • Job reference: 6293
  • Contract

Senior Software Engineer - AWS - Greenfield development


Who are we?
This client is the destination for music in virtual reality. They’ve partnered with hundreds of artists to create thousands of virtual reality experiences. You’ll see International superstars, breakthrough bands, underground DJs, stunning ensemble performances, and everything in between. By putting music in the front and centre, they’ll bring musicians and fans closer together than ever before.

Who are you?
You’re an experienced Senior CMS Engineer with a superb track record in Cloud technologies, and you love to learn and tackle new technical challenges. You have acted as a problem solver (engineer) who is up for the challenge of building a team that will build an Enterprise-scale, highly performant, resilient, system using AWS. This studio requires the best talent with software architecture experience and experience of building always-on, highly scaled systems that are both consumer and internal-facing.  They need someone who will take ownership and build a system they're proud of and that they can be enthusiastic about.

Responsibilities & Experience
Design & implement a large scale scalable CMS / CRM web application.
Replace a legacy CMS, is a greenfield development, using AWS.
Experienced in streaming media and the protection required around that content.
Experienced developing a backend that can feed a game quality UI with data and scale infinitely.
Experience moving “customers” from the backend to a marketing team so they can be exploited.
Experience with S3, Lambda, NoSQL, Server to Server DRM, Server to Server App purchasing
10 years + in Distributed Systems Architecture
A high level of cloud based development & integration experience.
Supporting a consumer-facing platform, preferably being on-call.
Working with secure systems implementing TLS, encryption, OAuth or 3rd party authentication providers
Able to effectively work with a client to full understand the requirements & execute upon a staged delivery.
Experience building and managing a team of web application developers
App related services such as server-side In-App Purchase verification
Experience of Business Intelligence: Analytics, Reporting and Data Visualisation

Bonus skills:

AWS Certified
Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent
Experience and track record in consulting or developing client-facing projects
Excellent debugging and optimization skills working 
Multiple shipped software products
Broad or deep technology domain experience; areas such as computer vision, rendering, console development, mobile development, cross-platform, machine learning, networking, etc.

This is an initial 3 month contract with distinct possibility of an extension. Rate to £600 day
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