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To apply for any of the vacancies below, please contact us via the website or using recruitment@formulatedigital.co.uk.

Current Vacancies 

 

Senior React Developer

Guildford, Surrey
Competitive Salary

It is essential the candidate has agency experience and enjoys meeting clients to identify new opportunities.  Occasional London trips to meet clients are a central part of the job.

Benefits:

  • 25+ days holiday
  • Early start/end to avoid rush hour
  • Regular company social events
  • Pension contributions
  • Small friendly team
  • Office in peaceful rural setting
  • Discretionary bonuses dependent on performance

Business Skills and Experience Required:

  • Interpretation of business requirements and translation into product and technical requirements.
  • Judging relative complexity of backlog epics to assist the business with prioritisation.
  • Ability to set a schedule and then deliver high quality software to that schedule.

 Technical Skills and Experience Required (we expect candidates to have most or all of these):

 Essential technical experience includes:

  • Experience with consuming websockets / socket.io
  • Experience with REST Endpoints
  • NPM is a package manager
  • Node.js
  • Redux skills
  • Core web fundamentals: HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS
  • JS-based build tools like Grunt, Gulp, and Bower
  • Unit Testing with Karma or Jest
  • Front-end (CSS) frameworks like Foundation or Bootstrap
  • AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML)
  • React design patterns
  • Ability to work with other members of the team and help train junior members 

Other Technical Skills (non essential)

  • Git
  • Google cloud devops experience
  • React Native (for mobile)
  • Jira Atlassian
  • Webpack

Personal Attributes Required:

  • Proactive
  • Fast learner, with desire to keep learning
  • Works well under pressure and happy to embrace new challenges

If you would like to apply for this role, please email your CV to recruitment@formulatedigital.co.uk.


CTO

Guildford, Surrey Competitive Salary

Formulate Digital, an up and coming agency with a focus on FinTech, need an exceptional CTO with equal amounts of business acumen and Rails development experience to lead us forward in the new year with building both client apps and our own product, LiquidityChain which has a major city backer.

It is essential the candidate has agency experience with proven leadership skills and enjoys meeting clients to identify new opportunities. Occasional London trips to meet clients are a central part of the job. It is envisaged that the job is 70% development and 30% strategic - day to day dev management is carried out by other team members.

Benefits:

  • 25+ days holiday
  • Early start/finish to avoid rush hour
  • Regular company social events
  • Pension contributions
  • Small, friendly team
  • Discretionary bonuses dependant on performance

Required business skills and experience:

  • Interpretation of business requirements and translation into product and technical requirements
  • Judging relative complexity of backlog epics to assist the business with prioritisation
  • Ability to set a schedule and then deliver high quality software to that schedule
  • Willingness and ability to develop a deep understanding of the business in order to proactively provide input on business and product strategy

Required technical skills and experience:

Essential technical experience:

  • Ruby/Ruby on Rails
  • Excellent Linux admin skills
  • PostgreSQL/MySQL
  • ElasticSearch
  • Git/Github
  • Test Driven Development/Rspec
  • DevOps experience is a must as we manage our own infrastructure using AWS and OpsWorks
  • Full stack web development in Ruby on Rails (v4+), Javascript, HTML, SASS
  • Strong operational experience across development lifecycles and systems architecture
  • Excellent understanding of Rails security issues, and general best practice programming techniques from a security perspective
  • Ability to work with other members of the team and help train junior members

Other technical skills (non-essential):

  • Swift and Java
  • Docker/container experience
  • Cucumber test suites
  • Load testing and scaling
  • An appreciation of and ability with UI and UX
  • Service oriented architecture
  • Experience with Javascript libraries and frameworks, e.g. Angular/React

Required personal attributes:

  • Entrepreneurial and proactive
  • Fast learner, with desire to keep learning
  • Works well under pressure and happy to embrace new challenges

If you would like to apply for this role, please email your CV to recruitment@formulatedigital.co.uk.


Project Manager

Guildford, Surrey
Competitive Salary

It is essential the candidate has several years experience of project management and enjoys meeting clients and managing expectations of clients with robust personalities.  Occasional London trips to meet clients are a central part of the job.

Benefits:

  • 25+ days holiday
  • Early start/end to avoid rush hour
  • Regular company social events
  • Pension contributions
  • Small friendly team
  • Office in peaceful rural setting
  • Discretionary bonuses dependent on performance

Business Skills and Experience Required:

  • Use of Atlassian Jira much preferred (or a another proven tool)
  • Working in an agile environment with sprints
  • Fully versed in SCRUM methodology(SCRUM master certification preferred)
  • Interpretation of business requirements and translation into product and technical requirements.
  • Judging relative complexity of backlog epics to assist the business with prioritisation.
  • Ability to set a schedule and then deliver high quality software to that schedule.
  • Effective management of a development team that may be working across multiple projects.

Personal Attributes Required:

  • Proactive
  • Fast learner, with desire to keep learning
  • Works well under pressure and happy to embrace new challenges

Digital Product Designer & Front End Developer

Guildford, Surrey
Competitive Salary

What we’re looking for

Formulate is looking to hire a mid-level digital product designer with front-end experience, to join our growing team. You will be working alongside a small team of highly skilled front and back-end developers to build internal and client projects. We work with high profile clients in the FinTech industry among others, and this is a great opportunity to work on websites and applications across a range of industries and technologies.

Who you are

Someone who is passionate about design, delivering stylish creative to commercial requirements. We’re looking for someone who has some Front End experience under their belt already, but is looking to join a team of like minded individuals to further develop their skills. It’s essential that you’re hungry to learn more and get your hands dirty in various Front End technologies which will boost your skill set.

Who we are

Formulate consists of a close knit team working from a farm based office in Surrey. We work in a friendly and creative manner, and when it comes to projects we all like to be very hands on. In our experience, having teams of account managers and salespeople tend to cause more problems than they solve, so we prefer to keep the team lean and highly skilled.

Required skills

  • Strong background of using Sketch, Adobe CC, Marvel/Invision App, Balsamiq, Google Drive
  • Experience in HTML & CSS, and cutting up designs
  • Good understanding of Git or similar and version control practices
  • Passion for technology and code
  • Ability to work on multiple projects each day

Nice to have

  • Experience working with CMS based websites
  • Experience working with Ruby on Rails & PHP projects
  • Experience with Javascript & jQuery
  • An understanding of front-end frameworks (AngularJS/React in particular)
  • Experience dealing f2f with clients & hosting workshops 

What we offer

  • 25+ days holiday
  • Early start/end to avoid rush hour
  • Regular company social events
  • Pension contributions
  • Office in peaceful rural setting

 


 

Senior DevOps Engineer

Guildford, Surrey Competitive Salary

Formulate is looking to hire a DevOps engineer to join our growing team. You will be working alongside a small team of highly skilled front and back-end developers to build internal and client projects. We work with high profile clients in the FinTech industry among others, and this is a great opportunity to work on systems, websites and applications across a range of industries and technologies.

We are looking for someone with a love for building systems from start to finish. Your love for writing code should only be matched by your love for the infrastructure supporting it. Chef, Ansible or similar should be your weapon of choice. Being able to help out wherever needed is a huge plus since we’re a small team sharing responsibilities. You should have strong opinions on security, but with a commercial understanding too.

Formulate consists of a close knit team working from a farm based office in Surrey. We work in a friendly and creative manner, and when it comes to projects we all like to be very hands on. In our experience, having teams of account managers and salespeople tend to cause more problems than they solve, so we prefer to keep the team lean and highly skilled.

Benefits:

  • 25+ days holiday
  • Early start/finish to avoid rush hour
  • Regular company social events
  • Pension contributions
  • Small, friendly team
  • Peaceful, rural setting

Required skills:

  • Thorough understanding and extensive experience administering Linux web applications. Ubuntu is our preferred flavour
  • At least one of Chef, Ansible or Puppet. We use Chef so any experience of that will be preferable.
  • Experience building scalable, microservice oriented architecture
  • Experience with AWS (OpsWorks is a huge plus)
  • Experience hosting Ruby and PHP applications
  • Understanding of networking, architecture and core technologies such as load balancing and DNS
  • Development experience with Ruby and/or PHP
  • Experience with monitoring, log management and general infrastructure awareness and reliability

Other skills (non-essential):

  • Experience with docker in production
  • Experience with load and penetration testing
  • Some contribution to Open Source would be nice to see
  • Experience with ElasticSearch, MongoDB, NodeJS or any other related tech

If you would like to apply for this role, please email your CV to recruitment@formulatedigital.co.uk.

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