Full Stack (Angular/ Django) Team Lead

Bath, United Kingdom

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Company Description

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for a better tomorrow. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help businesses, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and more sustainable.

Job Description

About the Role

As organizations strive to understand and adapt to a fast-changing world, Verisk Maplecroft empower them to put the environment, human rights, and political risk at the heart of their decision-making. We do this by providing unparalleled intelligence on sustainability, resilience, and ESG – stitching together these disparate issues into an interconnected global view, built upon objective insight and data. By thinking about the‘ big picture’ we capture what matters most to our partners; making positive outcomes possible in a time of change; helping people, businesses and societies become stronger; creating value with values.

We are looking for an experienced Full Stack (Angular/Django) Team Lead who is passionate about delivering high quality software solutions and embraces the challenges presented by the ever-changing landscape of web application development. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working primarily on our client facing web application (GRiD) and will be involved in leading all areas of the software development life cycle. As a Team Lead in the Technology Team, you will be empowered to drive both technical and user-focused improvements to our products and solutions; continually improving our tooling and delivering sustainable and effective software solutions.

About the Day-to-Day Responsibilities of the Role

  • Leading an agile team in requirements gathering, refinement, and delivery of user-focused improvements
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with management and other team leads on technical projects
  • Deliver high-quality, maintainable well-tested code that meets user requirements
  • Peer review other developers' work in a thorough and constructive manner
  • Work collaboratively with other Developers, Project Owners, UX, designers, and QA engineers to deliver high-quality solutions
  • Look for and drive opportunities to improve code quality, development processes, and team satisfaction

What we offer: 

  • Structured planning for career professional development 
  • Comprehensive training and onboarding 
  • Modern development practices and standards
  • Flexible working 
  • AWS certification supported and funded 
  • Bonus scheme 
  • Private health insurance 
  • Holiday purchase/sell scheme 
  • Save as You Earn Verisk share scheme

Qualifications

About You and How You Can Excel in This Role
For our products we use a variety of technologies with the key frameworks being Django to provide the backend/API and Angular for the web-based user interface. As Team Lead you will have a deep understanding of either Django or Angular, preferably both, and be excited by the prospect of expanding your knowledge into both of these areas.  You will be eager to understand the full set of application technologies already applied in existing applications and make best use of that extensive toolkit in building out new features or products.

Required

  • Industry experience in working with Agile software development practices
  • To show leadership experience in prior projects or teams
  • A deep understanding of either Django or Angular, with a preference on both
  • Expertise in either Python or TypeScript, and at least proficient in the use of the other
  • Good understanding of frontend web technologies and how web browsers behave and perform
  • Very knowledgeable in Rest APIs, both in authoring and consuming
  • Good level of experience in SQL and database interaction
  • Knowledge and experience in applying Web Security best practices
  • Good understanding of git and working collaboratively on team-level code bases

Nice to haves

  • Strong JavaScript, HTML and CSS skills
  • Cloud (in particular AWS) experience
  • Use of serverless technologies
  • Docker / Containerization experience
  • Node.js experience
  • NoSQL database experience

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Additional Information

In 2022, Verisk received Great Place to Work® Certification for our outstanding workplace culture for the sixth year in a row and second-time certification in the UK, Spain, and India. We’re also one of the 38 companies on the UK’s Best Workplaces™ list and one of 18 companies on Spain’s Best Workplaces™ list.

For over fifty years and through innovation, interpretation, and professional insight, Verisk has replaced uncertainty with precision to unlock opportunities that deliver significant and demonstrable impact. From our historic roots in risk assessment, we’ve grown to provide analytic insights that help transform industries focused on some of the world’s most critical areas. Today, the insurance industry relies on Verisk to be, and to make the world, more productive, resilient, and sustainable.

Verisk works in collaboration with our customers and at the intersection of people, data, and advanced technologies. Through proprietary platformed analytics, advanced modeling, and interpretation, we deliver immediate and sustained value to our customers and through them, to the individuals and societies they serve, with greater speed, precision, and scale. We’re 9,000 people strong, committed to translating big data into big ideas. We help others see new possibilities and empower certainty into big decisions that impact individuals and societies. And we relentlessly and ethically pursue innovation to help move our customers, and the world, toward better tomorrows.

Everyone at Verisk—from our chief executive officer to our newest employee—is guided by The Verisk Way, to Be Remarkable, Add Value, and Innovate.

• Be Remarkable by doing something better each day in service to our customers and each other
• Add Value by delivering immediate and sustained results that drive positive outcomes
• Innovate by redefining what’s possible, embracing challenges, and pushing boundaries

Verisk Businesses

Underwriting Solutions — provides underwriting and rating solutions for auto and property, general liability, and excess and surplus to assess and price risk with speed and precision

Claims Solutions — supports end-to-end claims handling with analytic and automation tools that streamline workflow, improve claims management, and support better customer experiences

Property Estimating Solutions — offers property estimation software and tools for professionals in estimating all phases of building and repair to make day-to-day workflows the most efficient

Extreme Event Solutions — provides risk modeling solutions to help individuals, businesses, and society become more resilient to extreme events.

Specialty Business Solutions — provides an integrated suite of software for full end-to-end management of insurance and reinsurance business, helping companies manage their businesses through efficiency, flexibility, and data governance

Marketing Solutions — delivers data and insights to improve the reach, timing, relevance, and compliance of every consumer engagement

Verisk Maplecroft — provides intelligence on sustainability, resilience, and ESG, helping people, business, and societies become stronger

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

http://www.verisk.com/careers.html

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

 

Tags: Agile Analytics AngularJS APIs AWS Backend Big Data Cloud Compliance CSS Django Docker Excel Full stack HTML Human rights JavaScript Node.js NoSQL Python QA Security SQL Training TypeScript UX Web technologies

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Health care Insurance Salary bonus Team events

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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