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Backend Team Lead

Come and join our mission to save lives with technology. At 3 Sided Cube you’ll work on apps that millions of people depend on, with a team of amazingly talented people.

Backend Developer Job

Make a difference with mobile apps.

3 Sided Cube are looking for a tech-savvy Backend Team Lead to join our tribe. You will be heading up a team of developers and working on best in class applications and services.

Salary: £45k depending on experience.

Location: Bournemouth.

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You Already Have...

  • An understanding of how to ensure that you and your team uphold development standards, resulting in fully optimised solutions and services that are robust, scalable and maintainable
  • Experience in championing best practice development processes within a team to create reliable and maintainable codebases, including the use of SOLID principles
  • A strong knowledge of web application security, adhering to best practices, and understanding mitigation of common vulnerabilities (e.g. OWASP Top 10)
  • An ability to design, communicate and document how systems should be architected, with a good knowledge of relational databases (e.g. MySQL or MariaDB)
  • Experience in configuring and managing production infrastructure using cloud technologies, and a knowledge of containerised applications and tools (e.g. Docker), plus an understanding of the approach and techniques to scaling high traffic web applications
  • Confidence in using server orchestration tools such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience developing, documenting and maintaining RESTful APIs
  • A strong ability to work in partnership with clients to provide estimations and technical advice, with a history of writing technical specifications and proposals
  • Experience working in a team leadership role, possessing strong communication skills and the understanding of how to best coach and develop your team
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment.

The 'Nice to Haves':

  • A certification in AWS Developer Associate or Solutions Architect Associate
  • Knowledge of version control systems (we use Git)
  • Previous experience working on high profile, high scale web projects
  • Previous experience working with mission-critical code
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Experience configuring, maintaining and securing Linux servers
  • A passion for keeping up-to-date with the latest technologies and development trends
  • Experience experimenting with serverless and voice technology.

Meet the Team You'll be Working with:

Adam Scholey

PHP Developer.

Javi Santos

PHP Developer.

Tom Yeadon

PHP Developer.

The Day Job?

  • Uphold the vision and standards for our development team and lead them to deliver robust, scalable and maintainable codebases and infrastructure
  • Understand client requirements and advise on technical solutions
  • Define and prepare specifications that set out the architecture of our solutions
  • Work in partnership with clients and their other technology partners to deliver the best solutions
  • Show commercial awareness and be able to accurately estimate projects
  • Keep 3 SIDED CUBE at the cutting edge of technology and ensure we are seen as leading in our field by clients as well as in the sectors we work in.

Why Work at 3 Sided Cube?

  • 5 whole days to innovate and experiment with tech every 8 weeks
  • Personalised development plans for everyone
  • A focus on wellbeing and helping you become better in all aspects of life through our CUBExcellent initiative
  • Additional holiday day with every year of service
  • Flexible hours, remote working and a relaxed office environment
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Town centre parking
  • Free Lunch Friday, free breakfast, fruit, green tea, gin… the list goes on
  • Lots of opportunities to be social, including monthly team outings and an annual weekend away
  • And much, much more…!

A Bit About Us

3 Sided Cube is a multi-award winning app development and digital agency based in the UK, with a particular passion for building technology for good.

Be it life-saving, life-changing or problem-solving, we champion the genius over the generic. And are looking for new talent to join our team.


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Published on February 6, 2019, last updated on February 6, 2019