On a mission to help every small business succeed
We believe small businesses make the world go round. They create jobs, build communities, are the core of our economy, and enrich our culture. But it's too hard; they are not just expected to be passionate, hardworking entrepreneurs. They are also expected to quickly understand the complexities of their financial data to make crucial business decisions every day.
We are here to do the difficult task of simplifying this problem. We are using data science combined with an amazing user experience to empower every small business make better business decisions.
We are combining the pace and entrepreneurial spirit of a technology start-up with the backing of a 150-year-old institution.
We want to be known for helping every small business succeed. Interested?
Pulse is looking for a seasoned back-end / AWS Engineer to help us create an exciting new digital product that will change how small businesses operate.
You have solid experience with AWS generally and understand how things are done in a cloud-first environment.
In this role, you will:
Work with your colleagues to produce solid, effective code that brings the product to life.
Develop code on an AWS platform using NodeJS (and other technologies as appropriate)
Build out our back end systems in AWS, using Lambda and Serverless Framework, emphasising quality and speed of delivery through CI/CD
Work with our Data Science team to integrate their services and transfer data between systems (a strong understanding of SQL and data technologies will help here)
Demonstrate quality engineering practices - e.g. Test Driven Development, CI/CD.
Thrive in an agile environment; participate in our teams and culture to help make Pulse a great place to work.
Ideal candidate profile
To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:
Share our passion for helping every small business succeed
Comfortable in pre-product market fit stage
Demonstrable experience in some of APIs, AWS, Serverless, NodeJS, DevOps techniques
Ability to work with team mates collaboratively to produce the best designs and solutions to problems.
Desire to up-skill and grow as an engineer, with a hands-on approach
A degree in a CS-literate subject is an advantage but not a prerequisite; we'll consider applicants who can demonstrate deep understanding, regardless of where they gained it.
Previous experience in Fintech or Saas and knowledge of banking and accounting would be beneficial but not essential
The base location for this role is WeWork Waterloo, York Road, London.
Pulse is owned and operated by HSBC UK Bank PLC
As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why PULSE is committed to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. Within the work place you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a health work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions.
When joining PULSE, you will become a valued member of our team, we take the time to get to know you and there will be many tailored development opportunities along the way to support your career to grow as much as you want. We can offer you a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity, shared parental and adoption pay, and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution. But this is only the start, we work closely with our colleagues to understand their life balance needs and we support them with several schemes and initiatives. We can't wait to tell you about our ways of working, wellbeing agenda and our healthiest human system!
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