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You’ll be joining one of three squads where you’ll be the most Senior of three developers. They’re keen for you to have prior experience in mentoring (or a desire to do so) as well as a love of Agile practices.
Their stack is pretty standard; React/Redux and Vanilla on the frontend with some Node.JS work server-side. The bulk of your work will be on the frontend. TDD is very important to them so they would ideally be looking for some experience here.
No one wants to feel like they’ve hit a glass ceiling which is why they’re offering you the opportunity to progress to Lead as fast as you can do it and they’ll do everything they can to get you there. They’ll even map out a plan to get you there as soon as you join!
Why are they hiring…
After 3 years at the business, the current Senior has decided to move on to explore new opportunities and so they’re looking to replace them. Simple as that!
How have they adjusted to the current situation?
Everything is remote at the moment and will be so for the foreseeable. They’re open to this long term as well. They were keen to see what they could do for their employees so sent out an engagement survey – with the results they’re now giving everyone a wellness day off in November, as well as running meditation and yoga sessions via Zoom. Team Socials over Zoom are a weekly occurrence and they’re keeping open conversation channels with everyone to see how they are coping.
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Not to mention the company having an incredibly diverse workforce, lots of events to go to, cross-collaboration across teams and lastly, a deep sense of meaning and purpose behind what you do, every single day.
What to expect from the interview process…
This will be in your standard three stages. Firstly an initial 30 minute chat with the Engineering Manager, followed by a take home technical test. You’d then have a catch-up call with the Engineering Manager and a member of the People Team, where they’d also look to intro you to the CTO.