Principal/Lead Developer

  • Job Reference: 473422252-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Doddle
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Housekeeping & Maintenance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Doddle started out as a consumer-facing logistics company but quickly evolved to become one of the leading players in B2B retail/e-commerce white label technology. Our client list now comprises of some of the world's top brands, including Amazon, M&S, JD Sports Group, Walmart and Nike.

We also have technology partnerships with the largest national postal carriers across the globe, such as USPS, Yamato & Australia Post, whose combined parcel volumes are in the billions.

We are a team of about 80 people across the UK, USA, Australia, and Japan, and are rapidly growing. We hail from many different backgrounds and cultures, but we are all singularly focused on making retail better for businesses, consumers, and the planet. About the role:

In this role you will work closely with the tech & product teams as well as well as leading your own squad and advising others to ensure that our B2B e-commerce white label software products and solutions are delivered to our usual high standard, efficiently and on time, so we can continue to delight our ever-growing global customer base. Responsibilities:

  • White labeling products for multiple customers
  • Passionate about your craft (who values continual learning)
  • Deliver & teach well considered, clean and efficient code to modern code standards
  • Investigate, analyse and document reported defects
  • Perform maintenance programming and correction of any identified defects
  • Make architectural decisions and design solutions to meet business requirements
  • Create, document, and implement unit test plans, scripts, and test harnesses
  • Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates
  • Integrate software with existing systems
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation
Our tech stack:

  • JavaScript (React.js, Next.js & Node.js)
  • AWS (later multi-cloud)
  • Kubernetes
  • Containers
  • RabbitMQ
  • NoSQL Database
  • Git
  • Drone CI

  • Good understanding of JavaScript
  • Strong experience with React.js & Node.js
  • Experience with Jest testing
  • Knowledge of Next.js, Cypress, AWS & K8s very advantageous
  • Experience with Agile & Scrum development methodologies
  • Experience of designing and deploying quality software products
  • Working on enterprise grade products - scalability, performance, security, testing
  • Design, develop and implement unit and contract testing for existing code bases
  • Mentoring, guiding, and supporting the wider tech team
  • Experience mentoring junior software developers on design patterns, development best practices and DevOps trade-offs
  • Familiarity with a cloud native ecosystem

  • £1000/year personal training budget
  • Free time to research and learn
  • Early Friday finish (3pm)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical
  • Macbook/PC/Monitors etc
  • Flexi-working
  • Free fruit & coffee (in office)
  • Remote working
  • Bonus scheme
  • Access to EAP and remote GP services 24/7
  • Generous holiday package including your birthday off
  • Life assurance
  • Two volunteering days for a charity of your choice/year
  • Flexible religious holidays
All via Zoom...
  1. Screen call, 30 mins (Tech Talent Manager)
  2. Technical chat, 45-60 mins (x2 Tech Lead Devs)
  3. Tech exercise and discussion, 45-60 mins (x2 Tech Lead Devs)
  4. Group culture chat & CTO, 30-60 mins
Node.js, JavaScript, AWS, React, KubernetesJavaScript, React, Next, Node.js, AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, RabbitMQ, Couchbase