Senior Web Platforms Engineer

Job Title: Senior Web Platforms Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bath, Somerset
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Equity
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: w4rfv_1574696969
Contact Name: Matthew Pearce
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 25, 2019 15:49

Job Description

Web Platforms Engineer / Senior Engineer / Python / Ruby / PHP / Bath

Talent are exclusively partnered with an organisation in Bath who provide build software stability tools to developers and tech companies so they can make data-driven decisions on their software.

We're looking for a Senior Web Platforms Engineer to join their team in Bath, UK to help deliver an amazing experience to our customers while contributing back to the open source community. The open source libraries support detecting crashes and capturing diagnostic data in several programming languages and frameworks and are integrated in mobile, web and server-side apps written by the industry's leading engineering teams. You'll be working with scripting languages and backend web development environments to make developers' lives easier when it comes to monitoring their applications - building new features; troubleshooting customer problems; and reviewing contributions from within the team and from the open source community.

What you'll get to do
  • Help maintain libraries for Ruby, PHP, Python and JS as a part of the open source team
  • Test and update libraries to work with the evolving software ecosystem, such as the web and logging frameworks, analytics SDKs, and other libraries customers may be using with their software integration
  • Design, build and document new features in open source libraries and expand the platforms and frameworks that we support
  • Troubleshoot issues reported by customers via GitHub and support channels, improving documentation based on common patterns
  • Attend software development conferences to keep up with best practices and new technologies; answer customer questions; and receive product feedback
Your background likely includes
  • Experience in developing applications using Ruby, PHP, Python and/or Node
  • Enthusiastic team participation with strong communication and ability to multitask
  • A systematic approach to problem solving and an eagerness to learn new skills and embrace new technologies
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a software engineer
Bonus points
  • Experience with application error monitoring
  • Experience building open source libraries
  • Experience testing in CI/CD tools
  • Experience using Docker

Web Platforms Engineer / Senior Engineer / Python / Ruby / PHP / Bath