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Junior Developer

Posted 18 days ago

  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 2 months
PurposeAt MQube, we're passionate about innovation and technology. We're a dynamic and innovative FinTech company committed to creating cutting-edge products that meet the diverse needs of our clientele. Our goal is to push the boundaries of technology and deliver exceptional solutions to our customers. We're excited to invite a highly motivated Junior Developer to join our team. As a Junior Developer at MQube, you will be crucial in developing and enhancing our software products. We're looking for individuals genuinely interested in computers, engineering, and building products that people love. Your passion, drive to solve problems, and ability to think critically are more important to us than your specific programming skills. Job Role AccountabilitiesWork closely with stakeholders to understand business requirements and help translate these into technical requirements for other team members.Identify and develop solutions to system problems and test their suitability Examples of Key ActivitiesCollaborate with senior engineers and product managers to understand project requirements and objectivesParticipate in the design, development, and testing of software products using languages such as Go, C#, Java, TypeScript, or other relevant languages.Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code in your chosen language.Contribute to product feature brainstorming and creativity.Assist in optimizing and fine-tuning software applications for performance.Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies through research.Troubleshoot and resolve software defects and issues.Provide support for product deployment and post-launch activities.Key RelationshipsCTO Close workingGraduate Developers Close workingSenior Developers Close workingCorporate AccountabilitiesEnsuring conduct which is consistently and continuously in accordance with FCA RegulationsAlways acting with integrity and ensuring all customers are treated fairly.Complete all mandatory training as and when required.Consistent adherence to and understanding of all policies, procedures, and obligations of the firm as part of its first line of defense of the firm.Qualification, Skills, Knowledge and ExperienceEssentialA Level or equivalent in ITMinimum C-grade in both English and mathematicsDesirableAny STEM subjectsSkills and KnowledgeA genuine interest in computers, engineering, and building products that people love.Strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and a passion for solving complex challenges.Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.Eagerness to learn and adapt to new technologies and concepts.High attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work.Minimum of a C-grade in both English and Mathematics or equivalent qualifications. Higher grades are preferred. Additional Skills (Preferred)Familiarity with software development tools and frameworks in your chosen language.Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git).Knowledge of data structures and algorithms.Understanding of user experience (UX) principles.Experience with web development, mobile app development, or other software domains. BenefitsCompetitive salary.Training and mentorship opportunities.A friendly and collaborative work environment.Career advancement possibilities.Health and wellness benefits.Flexible work hours and remote work options, with an expectation of spending a reasonable amount of time in our Leeds office. Education Opportunity We are excited to offer our Junior Developers the opportunity to further their education and skills through a Level 6 Digital and Technology Solutions apprenticeship. This apprenticeship program will be conducted in partnership with either Leeds Beckett University or Sheffield Hallam University, providing you with valuable academic and practical experience. We are committed to supporting your professional development and growth. How to Apply If you have a genuine interest in computers, engineering, and building products that people love, along with a passion for solving problems, and have achieved a minimum of a C-grade in both English and Mathematics, we encourage you to apply for the Junior Developer position at MQube. To apply, please send your resume detailing your qualifications and motivation for this role to ##### MQube is an equal-opportunity employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds to apply.