Full Stack Engineer
Company: Jigsaw XYZ
Location: New York
Posted on: November 11, 2019
FULL STACK NODE.JS / REACT ENGINEER
OUR CORE PURPOSE
Jigsaw XYZ was established in 2016 and is now a team of 60
strategists, engineers and creatives with offices in London and New
We are building technology solutions to help individuals and small
businesses get access to the products and services they need, on
their terms. We believe that there is a fairer way to manufacture
financial products, around the needs of the customer, and this
needs to be digitally enabled. Our mission is to help people
access, and banks offer, fairer financial products.
WHAT WE DO
We build technology products that bring our core vision to life,
working with partners across the globe. Our core product, Spoke, is
a marketplace exchange utility, that intends to connect demand
(individuals and small businesses needs) with supply (marketplace
of financial and non-financial products), and allow for dynamic
tailoring of supply.
Our team is split into those designing and developing our core
products, and those defining and delivering specific propositions
for partners across US, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
We encourage an open and transparent working environment, one where
you can get involved in aspects of the business you are interested
in. We believe that if you're interested in the work that you're
doing, your output will be even better, and therefore encourage
everyone to know the different things the company is doing and
every team has an open door so that anyone can get involved.
From an engineering standpoint, our tech stack comprises of:
Node.JS to write our backend application code React Native for our
user interfaces Kinesis & Kafka for our data streams Python for
data analysis Postgres/Aurora for our structured persistent data
storage Spark, Presto & Redshift for our Analytical workloads
Lambda for our serverless computing GitLab CI to automate our
development and deployment Kubernetes, Docker, Helm & Istio to
operate our platform service runtime environment We are a certified
AWS Technology Partner and use for most of our infrastructure
THE ENGINEERING ROLE
The team focuses primarily on engineering. Current we have around
20 engineers in London, leading on the development of our core
products, and delivering propositions for our global clients and
As an Engineer you will be responsible for the architecture and
implementation of client propositions and components of our core
products. You will be asked to take a leadership role and help
scale our engineering team over the course of 2019 to meet client
and product demand. Working alongside the existing Engineering Team
Leads, you will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing our
engineering standards and overseeing an agile, multi-disciplined
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Engineer at heart --- someone who is an experienced engineer first
and foremost, we are less concerned about specific tech stacks, but
someone who fosters effective collaboration in multi-disciplinary
teams. Most important is someone with a track record of
demonstrating how to apply engineering discipline to solving
problems or unlocking opportunities.
Experience forming and growing teams --- someone who has experience
growing, attracting, organizing, managing and motivating fellow
engineers. Is able to work with the existing Leads to grow our team
with fresh talent and ideas, and well-functioning to be able to
deliver multiple products and propositions concurrently.
Product based experience --- ideally you will have experience in
product development and delivery, having worn some of the many hats
required to take technology from proof-of-concept to
Ownership --- we empower our staff to take decisions and ultimately
learn from them, both good and bad. We would expect a senior
engineer to be accountable, be effective at delegation, and work to
ensure risks are mitigated and ensure a low reversibility.
Community --- we would expect our senior engineers to represent
Jigsaw XYZ at various speaking events and proactively take part in
user groups and meetups in the London area, also taking an active
interest in contributions to the opensource community.
WHAT YOU GET
Opportunity to help shape the next key growth in Jigsaw XYZ, moving
to a product centric company, scaling a start-up and having the
freedom and autonomy to enhance our Engineering capabilities.
Highly competitive salary 30 days holiday a year Flexible working
hours Health benefits Your choice of hardware Annual company
offsite Stock options
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