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Mid-Level Back-End Engineer

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: Manchester

Department: Back-End

About Kin + Carta

Want to help build a world that works better for everyone? Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy that makes a difference to the billions who now work, play, shop, communicate and share online.

Join 1,600 curious and diverse minds in connecting people, data and technology to produce amazing experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. Become a maker, builder or creator as we explore the possibilities of sustainable digital technology, helping clients to rapidly innovate, modernise their systems, enable their teams, and optimise for continued growth. 

We focus on tech but we’re a proudly inclusive business with trust and human connection at its heart. People, the planet, and profit matter equally to us which is why we’re a certified B Corporation in the United States and Europe. With additional offices in South America, there is a place for you here wherever you’re based.

The Mid-Level Back-End Engineer role in a nutshell:

As a Back-End Engineer, you will become a master of your craft working on products for some of the world’s biggest brands, such as Tesco, RBS, Shell and Ford. You will actively contribute to a project’s engineering activities from kickoff through to delivery. You will be supported in contributing to Kin + Carta's Engineering culture and learn how to mentor less experienced teammates.

You will be guided in taking ownership of your work, making you integral to your project’s success and setting you up to lead the Back-End development within a project team.

What you can expect:

  • You’ll join our growing team of 20+ software engineers who all share your passion for building great products
  • You’ll benefit from knowledge sharing sessions across the business, such as the Web and Back-End team’s weekly meeting
  • You’ll build market-leading products, typically within a team of 2-3 other engineers
  • You’ll help shape your product’s roadmap by taking part in all aspects of project planning and delivery
  • You’ll contribute to our continued growth by helping identify and interview great new teammates

The type of person we would love to meet:

  • You have demonstrable experience of building backend APIs and services
  • Experience building software in a common backend programming language (e.g. Node.js, C#, Kotlin, Java etc.)
  • You also have a solid understanding of common architectural patterns, networking, source control and testing frameworks
  • You are self-motivated, eager to identify work to do and what to learn
  • You are excited about the opportunity to work on a variety of projects
  • You enjoy building robust solutions when faced with technical problems
  • You ask the right questions and are keen to fill in gaps that you’ve identified in your skill set
  • You seek opportunities to share your knowledge and experience with others
  • You are eager to contribute to Kin + Carta’s Engineering culture and take advantage of what’s on offer

Our benefits

Curious minds are nurtured at Kin + Carta through a wide range of benefits including:

Continuous learning £1,000 annual learning budget
Hybrid working policy Hybrid remote working policy
Leadership icon Global leadership programmes
Flexible working icon Flexible working hours
present icon Enhanced Christmas leave
dog icon Dog friendly offices
Discounted private healthcare Subsidised private healthcare
Affordable gym membership Discounted gym membership

Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.