Full Stack Developer

*No agencies or consultancies please! 

**Please note we can only accept UK, EU or applicants able to relocate to the UK without sponsorship at this time. 

 
We are KOPE and we are dedicated to revolutionising how we design and construct the built environment 

KOPE is the only purpose-built software platform for offsite construction. We enable the transition from traditional construction by integrating offsite processes and products. We instantly apply real-world products directly to design models, allowing the worlds of design and manufacturing to come together as one. 

We are building a better future. Join us

The Role

We’re looking for a motivated Full stack Developer to join our growing development team.

We’re building innovative new products for our clients and we’re looking for the right person to help us. This role will see you joining a talented team, with ample opportunity for impact. On the technical side, you’ll be working with modern tech stacks and paradigms from microservices to single-page web apps, all in an automated CI/CD environment. We operate our own services, so you’ll also have the opportunity to get involved with DevOps as much or as little as you’re comfortable.

Role Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the implementation, testing, and deployment of our products and projects
  • Take ownership of features etc and build applications & APIs according to specifications
  • Write code using core engineering principles & industry best practices to ensure quality, usability and performance
  • Define and build test suites, perform analysis to identify opportunities for improvement & automation and build them
  • Understanding of the Secure Software Development Life-Cycle and how it relates to general software development
  • Closely collaborate with other developers and domain experts to build the best products possible
  • Participate in our agile development process, including sprint planning workshops & demos, code reviews and quality assurance activities

Requirements

  • Development in a source-controlled environment (Git) with modern DevOps practices
  • Experience writing testable, SOLID code and knowledge/use of design patterns
  • Experience of unit, functional, component and performance testing frameworks and tools (NUnit, Jest, Jmeter etc)
  • C# knowledge with strong OOP backbone
  • ASP .NET Core experience
  • Experience building APIs in a microservices or event-driven architecture
  • Experience building in a serverless environment such as Azure Functions
  • Experience building services with cloud-hosted data stores
  • Strong knowledge of most modern front-end web technologies
  • Experience with a front-end framework (prefer VueJS but Angular/React are also cool)
  • Experience building responsive, accessible, single-page Web Apps
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • initiative & proactive working methodology
  • Highly adaptable and keen to develop your skills in a collaborative & engaging environment
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements & solutions

Bonus Skills

  • Experience operating production systems in Azure (or AWS) environment
  • Experience making build and release pipelines (Azure DevOps or similar)
  • Knowledge or interest pertaining to Architecture, Engineering, Construction industries
  • Experience with workflow engines or distributed workload/serverless orchestration systems such as Azure Durable Functions
  • Experience building progressive web apps
  • Experience with best practices for secure cloud services
  • Experience with Azure messaging systems (EventGrid, ServiceBus, SignalR) or similar from AWS
  • Experience operating services in production and use of application monitoring systems such as Azure Application Insights

Benefits

We have an impressive array of benefits in place to make KOPE a company where staff are rewarded for their work, supported in their career ambitions, supported in their health, and given the flexibility to have a healthy work/life balance

  • Remote first
  • Flexible working hours and working style
  • Relaxed and fun culture
  • Greenfield development with no legacy apps
  • Autonomy & responsibility encouraged
  • Generous holiday allowance – 23 days paid holiday plus public and bank holidays
  • Vitality Health Insurance (UK only)
  • Winter leave – the office closes between Christmas eve and 1st January (inclusive) this is in addition to your personal annual leave
  • All-company in person events twice a year
  • Generous maternity, paternity and parental leave policy