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Software Developer / Software Engineer (Remote)

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 15th July
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £50,000 - £60,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Job Title: Software Developer / Software Engineer (Remote)

Location: Remote (London)

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 Subject to experience

Job Type: Full Time, permanent

Howsy is a new concept designed to shake up the way renting works for good. We're on a mission to create a simple, intuitive and fairly priced experience that's powered by new ideas and brilliant technology.

We are a leading property tech start-up looking to grow our tech team over the next few months to support the exciting new features we have planned.

We are dedicated to building a platform that helps renters and landlords alike and therefore all applicants will be bright, energetic and have a passion for problem-solving.

About the role:

As a Software Engineer, you will be expected to take a lead in building and producing new features and products as well as assist fellow developers with challenges and issues they maybe facing. Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to grasp and explain complex ideas are key to this role.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Strong OOP PHP experience
  • Experience with MVC frameworks, ideally Laravel
  • Source code version control (preferably Git)
  • Automated testing (preferably PHPUnit)
  • Database development (MySql)
  • Ability to understand and breakdown complex requirements
  • Proven analytical capabilities


  • Experience with a modern front end JS framework e.g VUE
  • Systems administration
  • Project management systems such as JIRA
  • Experience building REST APIs
  • Active contribution to open source projects
  • Qualification in Maths, Computing or equivalent
  • Docker

Development Values:

Passion: You should be passionate about your work. We want you to grow both professionally and personally whilst you are working with us and we are happy to provide you with the tools to do so. You should show a keen interest in learning and apply the skills you develop to the work we do at Howsy.

Communication: Being able to convey complex ideas demonstrates you have an excellent understanding of the subject. Communication is key to what we are trying to achieve at Howsy. The tech department is growing rapidly and collaboration will be key to our success. You should be comfortable working with other areas of the business on a variety of projects.

Strong software engineering principles: Howsy is going through an exciting growth period. The code we write now is the foundation our platforms will rely on as we scale. At Howsy we care about the code we create - it should be concise, SOLID and extensible. You will be aware of a variety of software patterns and when to implement them.

Keen interest in problem-solving: We are trying to revolutionise the rental marketplace and to do that we need to solve problems for our customers. You will be interested in finding elegant solutions and show initiative in consistently improving our codebase and products.

Interview Process

All applicants will be required to complete a PHP code challenge to demonstrate they have the ability to perform in the role. The code test will need to be deployed to a public Git repository where it will be reviewed by a Senior Developer. This will be followed by a telephone interview and a face to face interview.

Why pick us?

95% of our Managers & Directors started their career with us at entry level. We offer genuine progression, fast tracking our people into management roles.

We're proud to say we are London's only major firm of Residential Chartered Surveyors and the only Estate Agent in the UK able to provide both Government and industry specific professional qualifications, demonstrating our commitment to professionalism within our industry and attracting, developing and retaining the best talent!

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

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Contact Name: . Dexters
Reference: TJ/5810/DEXT-17_1657879431
Job ID: 3117265

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