Full-stack Engineer



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2023

About HIVED 📦

The world needs logistics solutions that are better for people and the environment, and that’s where HIVED comes in. We are a London-based climate and logistics start-up building the first emission-free parcel delivery network at scale, powered by a 100% electric fleet. A tech company at heart, we have built a modern tech stack, novel in-house routing and decision engines, apps and data stack, plus are now shipping for over 100 brands including ASOS, Zara, Candy Kittens, Pip & Nut and more.

Our tight-knit team is made up of ex-Revolut, Bain, GoPuff, ASOS, Apple, Amazon and Bulb employees, and we are backed by some of Europe's leading investors and VCs in climate-tech, logistics and mobility including Planet A Ventures, Maersk Growth, Pale Blue Dot VC, Eka Ventures and the British government.

Role overview 📝

We are looking for an ambitious and product-focussed Full-stack Engineer to produce, update and maintain scalable software solutions and integrate these with our existing infrastructure. You’ll become an integral part of one or more cross-functional teams that produce touch points with HIVED's systems - developing shiny new product features for recipients or designing bulletproof workflows and apps for thousands of HIVED drivers and riders. As such, you will have a tangible impact on growing HIVED's product and apps in a rapid but sustainable fashion and ensuring a pleasant and clear user interaction with our systems.

As a Full-stack Engineer, you should be comfortable with both front-end and backend languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries as well as picking up new skills or technologies. You should also be a team player who is comfortable communicating their solutions both with engineers and non-technical team members and who isn't shy of proposing new solutions, with a knack for appealing visual design and utility.

Responsibilities 🎯

  • Work with (cross-functional) development teams and product managers to create software solutions and apps
  • Design client-side and server-side architecture and collaborate with other engineers to bring your solutions to life
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design and work closely with our designers and product managers to create new, appealing features
  • Design, implement and maintain a scalable backend architecture to power HIVED’s internal operations and externally facing integrations
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software
  • Write both technical and non-technical documentation

Qualifications 🌟

  • Proven experience as a Full-stack Engineer or similar role
  • Experience developing mobile and web applications
  • Proficient in one or more backend languages (ideally Golang, TypeScript)
  • Knowledge of front-end languages, libraries and SDKs
  • Familiarity with cloud hosting platforms for app hosting (preferably AWS)
  • Self-directed learning who can quickly gain an operational knowledge of new technology quickly and independently
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • An analytical and solution-focussed mind

Technologies we use 💻

  • Flutter/ Dart
  • Golang, Typescript
  • AWS (Lambda, SQS, EventBridge, DynamoDB, RDS), Docker
  • Github, Github Actions

How we reward our team 🎁

  • Dynamic working environment with a diverse and driven team
  • Great atmosphere and facilities with in-person time expected at our Shoreditch office
  • Huge opportunity for learning in a fast-paced environment
  • Growth and progression within the organisation based on success in the role
  • MacBook or Windows Laptop (depending on your preference)
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives, including three ‘well-being days’ in addition to holiday allowance
  • Enhanced maternity pay