Senior Web Developer

The Company 

RedBite Solutions is a fast growing high-tech software development organisation, based in Cambridge, that has been solving the world’s most challenging asset tracking problems for over a decade.

Working with a range of SME and global organisations, their international client list boasts companies such as the United Nations, Sony and Rolls-Royce. Alongside vast growth plans, they also have huge ambitions to be able to identify and enable product intelligence for every single object worldwide.

With an impressive background as the original architects of the EPC Network at the University of Cambridge, the founders then moved into standardisation, implementation and consulting resulting in the birth of RedBite Solutions. Since 1999, their software solutions have been deployed in 60+ countries globally which has resulted in investment for significant growth from a large corporate organisation.

To help fulfil these ambitious growth plans, RedBite is looking for a passionate and motivated developer to join its friendly and determined team.

The Opportunity 

This is a unique opportunity to join RedBite’s growing development team. You’ll gain exposure to and have the potential to influence high level project decision making and architecture design decisions. You’ll work on exciting, cutting edge object tracking systems including the company’s newest SaaS product, itemit – the easy way to track and monitor any asset. itemit is growing rapidly and already boasts an impressive client list, including the likes of Anglian Water and the University of Cambridge.

This is an exciting opportunity where you will join the team and have the responsibility of managing product development. This includes overseeing development from technical architecture to design and implementation, testing and feedback. In addition to developing new features, you will also rewrite class components to hooks and work on improving existing pages. You’ll also have the opportunity to work closely with the development team to support our rapidly-growing customer base.

    The Role

    We are looking for a senior web developer with full stack developer to join our cross-discipline team. Your main role is as a front end web developer but you will also be expected to work as a team on the backend as a full stack developer. As our web developer, you will collaborate daily with our backend and mobile developers. You will ensure our web application is of the highest quality, take charge of the health of our production web deployment and foresee and address issues quickly and efficiently. You will also assist where needed on our backend rest API. Your work will make a huge impact to hundreds of organisations using it around the world.

    Our current web technology stack and the core skills we are looking for are:
    – React
    – React Hooks
    – TypeScript
    – Redux
    – Saga
    – Styled Components

    We are also migrating away from our old stack so important desirable skills are:
    – SCSS
    – Rxjs (epics)

    Our backend technology stack and desirable skills are:
    – Kotlin (or Java)
    – NoSQL databases (especially ElasticSearch and Neo4j)
    – Coroutines
    – Docker

    Our deployment technologies and non-essential skills are:
    – AWS CloudFront
    – AWS S3
    – AWS Route53

    We use a standard day to day Kanban style of project management for development, using tools such as
    – Git
    – Git Flow
    – BitBucket
    – Trello
    – Slack
    – Figma

    In addition to developing new features, you will also rewrite class components into hooks and work on improving existing pages. You will participate in daily stand up zoom video calls at 9am GMT every day.

    Package: 

    • Competitive Salary
    • Share options
    • Training and development opportunities
    • Progression options
    • Currently, this is a remote working role with occasional meet ups at our Cambridge office/li>

    To apply for this role email your CV to careers@redbite.com. We will be reviewing CVs on an ongoing basis so please apply as soon as you can so you don’t miss out.