Full Stack Developer


Full Stack Developer
Full Time

About Us

YuLife is creating a new kind of insurance company. Our mission is to inspire people to live longer, happier and healthier lives. We provide life insurance to companies and drive employee wellbeing through meaningful, engaging and rewarding experiences inspired by our favourite games, apps and products.

We live by a simple principle and we strive to translate this to our designs: always seek the win-win in everything we do. This means we should always be giving more than we take with every interaction. Sounds good?

The Role

We are looking for a talented full-stack engineer to join our mobile and web teams on a permanent basis. We are a start-up building a web and mobile product in the insurance space, using a Javascript + NodeJS stack. We are a data-driven company that subscribe to lean engineering principles and adhere to agile methodologies. You will be working closely with the UX lead, product owner and development team to deliver product features that we can test and validate against users.

You should be a highly driven and self-motivated individual who is organised and can communicate effectively with the rest of your team.

Requirements for the mobile team:

  • Mobile deployment pipelines and practices
  • Familiar with the iOS and Android APIs

Requirements for the web team:

  • CSS pre/post-processor tools
  • Responsive design principles
  • Page speed optimisation techniques

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive knowledge of Javascript across the entire stack - NodeJS server and React in the browser (or React Native on mobile)
  • Working with RESTful API's and JSON, both as a consumer and producer
  • NodeJS and web services
  • Understanding of React principles and flux / redux architecture
  • Working with user stories in an agile / scrum environment
  • Strong understanding of CI, and build systems and pipelines
  • Version control (git)

Desirable skills:

  • Typescript or Flow (if you've come from a .NET background this should feel right at home)
  • ES6 / 2015
  • GraphQL
  • Docker

YuLife Benefits

We like to give more than we take so here are some of our benefits:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Potential to earn share options
  • 6x salary life assurance policy
  • Income protection policy
  • Access to the YuLife app (which includes a tonne of well-being rewards, discounts and exclusive offers)
  • Monthly wellbeing budget to “Be your Best Yu”
  • Contributions to working from home office equipment
  • Contributory pension - 3% of basic
  • 24 days of annual leave + 1 day to celebrate your birthday
  • Flexible and remote working arrangements (read more below)
  • A shiny MacBook Pro or whatever you need to do your best work
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • HIIT and Yoga sessions
  • Access to Learnerbly with a dedicated budget towards L&D through webinars, books, podcasts, journals and much more
  • More Happi - 2 professional coaching sessions every month

Find out more about our Hybrid Working policy


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