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Senior Software Engineer

RemoteUnited Kingdom, Edinburgh, City of, EdinburghEngineering

Job description

Are you ready for a life and career defining personal & professional challenge?



This role can be based in UK or EU

‘Empowering people to live their passions’

Aaqua is a refreshingly new social experience built around people, purpose and passions.
We bring like-minded people, fans, icons, creators and brands together in communities - blending epic original ~content, ~initiatives and epic physical events - centred around M.A.G.I.C.

(M.usic, A.rts & Entertainment, G.ames, I.nterests and C.ommunity).
Our philosophy is to empower people to live their passions in a safe place, with relevant engagement, genuine transparency and a democratised value system.



Your purpose

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Your passion to build high-quality software will drive the team to deliver a great platform that brings a lot of value to our members.


Your community

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You will be a member of the Aaqua Tech team, working closely with the product owner and your engineering colleagues in your cross-functional squad to deliver the next great thing.

Meet the team

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Connect with our team members via our LinkedIn page!

Your focus

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Your contribution will include:


  • Work closely with the other engineers in your squad, the product owner and the other teams to continuously deliver high-quality, maintainable, scalable and production-ready software
  • Uphold best practices in engineering, security, quality and design
  • Implement components given the requirements based upon analysis by the product owners
  • Cover your code with the necessary test automation
  • Set up the necessary CI/CD pipelines to deliver your code to production in a fully automated way
  • Take full responsibility for the things you build and deliver to production by making sure that, together with the SRE team, the right monitoring and alerting is in place
  • Perform root cause analysis, based on feedback from our members, our monitoring systems and metrics

Job requirements

Tech stack you'll be working with

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Your journey

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Ideally your career journey to date will have given you experience in or exposure to the following:

  • You have an academic degree (BSc or MSc) in computer science or a related field, complemented with a minimum of 5 years of working experience.
  • You have deep experience programming in Java. Python and Javascript are a big plus.
  • You have knowledge about the Java ecosystems, know which packages to use for which tasks and which modules/libraries are accepted industry standards.
  • You can properly structure your code supporting long term maintainability.
  • You have extensive knowledge about the Java tooling with respect to building, correctness testing and checking code quality and code coverage of the tests.
  • You have experience with AWS
  • You have experience with event driven architectures especially using Kafka
  • You have experience with Microservice development using Java (Spring Boot)
  • You have work experience with SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • You have work experience with Docker
  • You have work experience with CircleCI or other CI/CD tools
  • You have work experience in distributed computation frameworks (Kafka, Spark,..).
  • You have knowledge of version control through git is essential.
  • You have experience in refactoring code to improve code structure.
  • You have experience with profiling code to find bottlenecks and propose performance improvements.
  • You know your way around the Linux operating system.
  • You can work independently and take matters into your own hands.
  • You have the ability to quickly learn new technologies and successfully implement them is essential.



What you'll get

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Why work with us?

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At AAQUA, we are committed to real economic value distribution and this extends to our people. AAQUA is creating a work culture that caters to all your YOU's. Our total rewards package is highly attractive, with generous compensation, options programmes, comprehensive medical coverage and workplace flexibility. 


Developing our people is a given and the exposure your will get at AAQUA will see you always evolving, creating opportunities for rapid career advancement. By putting our 'members first' (that includes YOU), you will deliver the unexpected every day. AAQUA's agile focus drives collaboration, ideation and allows you to be your true self, empowers our people and delivers a passionate and fun team. 


AAQUA is a diverse and inclusive culture. We want our people to be reflective of our members and commit to a non- discriminatory culture that does not judge by; age, gender, sexual orientation and gender reassignment, race and colour, disability, religion and beliefs, pregnancy and family responsibilities, education level and all of your YOU's.

Humans of AAQUA

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Remote
United Kingdom, Edinburgh, City of, Edinburgh
Engineering

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Remote
United Kingdom, Edinburgh, City of, Edinburgh
Engineering