Permanent Mid-level C# full stack engineer
Hypergrowth startup, scaling fast, working on varied and challenging technical projects with smart people and open culture. Great benefits and opportunity to make a massive impact with lots of autonomy and ownership. Learning, always learning.
The Plum Guide is building a marketplace of the world’s best holiday homes. Every property has been independently tested and reviewed by our hospitality critics. Like the Michelin Guide - but for homes.
We are a hyper growth startup backed (we’re just closing our Series B) by an all-star VC cast including LocalGlobe with Octopus Ventures - who have also funded the likes of Secret Escapes, Trouva, depop, and CityMapper. We are in London, Paris, Rome, Milan, New York and LA, and will be opening 20+ cities in 2019.
We have an ambitious, hard-working, impact-focused culture, and we have fun and care about each other, both personally and professionally.
We are building a business that brings technical excellence together with incredible visual creatives and brand builders.
You will be joining our cross-functional teams working across our platforms using modern technologies. We are fast paced, pragmatic and execute like entrepreneurs.
Over the next 3 months you will:
Create green-field platforms for lead generation and host onboarding
Building resilient finance and payment systems to scale to 30+ cities
Create a platform to launch cities at a click of a button
Help plan and build our new microservices
Build, maintain and monitor our cloud infrastructure, email platforms.
Be responsible for shaping the stack, integration, deployment, testing and agile processes
Have opportunity to take on more responsibility and ownership with paths to leadership and beyond
OUR RECENT PROJECTS
The domain is varied and challenging. Here are a few projects that we built recently (while we’ve been focusing on supercharging our internal teams):
Hedgehog, Orchestrating scraping and processing at scale for home data
God Search, Super fast search engine to power our expansion, example: “Give me all the homes in Notting Hill that are within a 5 minute walk from a station, have a king size bed, 2 bathrooms, that allow children, have 24/7 concierge, Netflix and are available for 10 days in May”
Availability tracker, Homes are important and what we sell are nights in those homes. Imagine the power of tracking and alerting on tiny fluctuations of availability on a per home and per city level
The following are some examples of profiles that are relevant to us:
Have 3+ years development experience at startups, agencies or software companies
Experience with high-scale web applications, distributed systems and APIs.
Experienced in devOps and promoter of automation.
Advocate for modern tech, tooling and infrastructure.
You know your sentry.io from your segment.io to your Algolia.
You get a kick out of tracking down site anomalies in the cloud.
No ego and dedicated team player; we’ve got your back so make sure you have ours.
You strive for responsibility and ownership. And lots of it.
Clear written and verbal communication with non-technical people.
YOUR TECH SKILLS & OUR STACK
As we grow, so do our stack and processes - we are always learning. A healthy mix of experience in our stack and beyond would be highly desirable:
Having a healthy mix of experience in our stack and beyond would be highly desirable.
C#, .Net, MVC, Core, API, EF
Cloud infrastructure, Azure, AWS
OO, distributed and architectural design patterns
SQL, NoSql, Redis, Elastic
Code optimisation and performance
CI / CD, TeamCity, Octopus
Unit testing frameworks, Selenium, Cypress.io