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Mid-Level Software Developer

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Recruiter: Savanta
Listed on: 17th September
Location: London or Cambridge
Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £60,000
Salary Notes: Competitive Salary
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Savanta is a thriving insights, research and data consultancy that informs and inspires clients to Make Better Decisions. Working with high-profile organisations and some of the world's best-known brands, we offer a full range of integrated intelligence services at global scale - underpinned by sector, audience and methodological expertise - delivered with entrepreneurial spirit and a client-first mindset. 

At the heart of Savanta is a brilliant 30-strong Tech Team that maintains and develops our suite of insight products and end-to-end custom research platform, including survey programming, data collection, analysis and visualisation, insight and strategy. This is where we're on the lookout for talented mid-weight Software Developers with 2-4 years' commercial experience to join and enhance our team as soon as possible, particularly if you enjoy working on the front-end!

About the Role

Our evolving roadmap features some ambitious and exciting delivery milestones across a range of projects. As a Developer, you can expect to get hands-on, see the impact of your work and contribution, have the room to learn from a supportive and collaborative team, and develop your career at pace. Day to day, your key focus areas will extend to:

  • Full stack development, working with distributed systems;
  • Delivering a great user experience in the products you build;
  • Helping cross-functional teams deliver a variety of competing projects;
  • Finding ways to build fast, scalable, flexible systems without blowing the budget;
  • Interacting directly with customers, understanding their needs, and generalising them into something that can address the needs of an entire market sector.

If that sounds interesting, no doubt you're wondering what tools and technologies we use. Our stack includes:

  • NET 5: C#, with ASP.NET Web API, for our mid-tier and back-end services;
  • GitHub->Azure Dev Pipelines->Octopus Deploy->Azure VMs for deployment;
  • React and TypeScript for our front-end;
  • SQL Server for back-end storage.

About You / About Us

If you're a passionate, a Front-End systems leaning Developer with 2-4+ years' experience gained in a commercial environment, and have some exposure to UX work, we'd love to hear from you! Ideally, you'll also be someone who enjoys building and improving products, is comfortable with some ambiguity and shifting priorities in your work environment, takes pride in and stands by your work. Our application and interview process is straightforward and people-centred and we're always up for a chat if you simply want to know more about the opportunity, role and/or career progression.

Savanta currently employs over 350 people across offices in the US, the UK, Canada, and India, and has ambitious growth plans. We offer clients the benefits of scale while our nimble teams built on deep expertise around individual clients make life at Savanta feel more like a smaller, ‘boutique' agency. Our expanding portfolio includes Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Hilton, Coutts, Argos, Deliveroo, Superdry, Barclays, Lego, Unilever, Levi's, Formula 1 and Pandora.

Part of the vibrant Next 15 Group, we have an entrepreneurial company culture that actively recognises and values its people and offer unrivalled career development opportunities. As well as a highly competitive salary and contributory pension scheme, 'Savanteers' enjoy unlimited holiday allowance, an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, gym membership or private medical insurance, and flexible working practices, to name a just a few.

Location: The role can be based in our London and/or Cambridge offices, where we have established flexible working practices / hybrid WFH and office, and can also be entirely remote although within the UK. 

Benefits: As an employee of Savanta UK, you would be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Biannual bonus scheme (6-monthly) based on company and individual performance;
  • Unlimited Annual Leave, access to two special occasion days for birthdays or anniversaries and an office shut down between Christmas and New Year, which usually adds an extra 3 bonus leave days per year;
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (offered via Royal London);
  • Private Medical Insurance OR Gym Membership;
  • Life Insurance (equal to 4x your salary);
  • Birthday gift in your pay packet;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Season Ticket Loan;
  • + a range of perks including flexible / remote working practices and access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Savanta is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and continuously strives to be an employer of choice. Our people are our greatest asset - we value workplace diversity and inclusion, oppose all forms of unlawful discrimination, and welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates of all backgrounds.