Backend Developer

London, United Kingdom | Full-time


About the role

We are currently looking for an experienced Backend Developer who has the capability, know-how and wherewithal to help drive forward the company's technical vision whilst remaining very hands on. This is an
exceptional opportunity to join a young mobile & web product team. You'll be responsible for designing, implementing and deploying new and existing applications and products for Research Central.

You'll be working with a world-class team of engineers who are passionate about what they do. You should have an insatiable hunger for learning new things and improving existing ones. If you're the right one for us you have an amazing eye for detail and take great pride in your work.

Passionate about and love nerding out over programming languages, research and mobile? Follow technology developments and know what is used for what? Have the uncanny ability to soak up information like a sponge? If technology is more than just a job and you want somewhere that you get to apply your problem-solving mind, see your contribution take effect, flex your technical muscles on a daily basis and have a voice that will be heard, then read on and get in touch...


  • Excellent understanding of server side development;
  • Excellent understanding of one or more of Python, Scala or JavaScript;
  • Great testing discipline;
  • Good understanding of Git and its workflow;
  • Used to Vagrant or Docker and virtualized development environments;
  • Used to deploying applications to PaaS and bare metal servers;
  • Used to deploying applications with Continuous Integration;
  • You feel comfortable with the whole HTTP stack from the protocol up to JSON / HTML and its representations;
  • Experience with relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL;
  • Perfect written and spoken English;
  • UK resident / EU working visa.


  • Familiar with JavaScript frameworks such as React.


When applying be sure to include:
CV / LinkedIn, GitHub, Twitter / website.