Framestore is a global leader in Visual Effects. You may not know us, but you might know our work; such as the film 'Gravity', for which we won an Oscar and BAFTA for Best Visual Effects. We have a proud history creating extraordinary images and scenes for some of Hollywood’s biggest pictures including James Bond, Paddington, Maverick, Spiderman, and Thor.
The Senior Backend Developer role is within Framestore’s Labs division. You will be working within a small talented team of engineers. You will have the opportunity to work on greenfield projects and enhancement of existing applications. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working independently or closely within a team, have strong communication skills and a passion for programming and technology.
Working extensively on maintaining and scaling a proprietary IoT platform built using Typescript on AWS.
Migrating existing platforms over to an AWS serverless architecture.
Working extensively with AWS media services.
Playing a role in architectural design and advising on best tech stack/tooling.
Leveraging existing internal platform infrastructure to develop greenfield services in Typescript.
Developing modern CI/CD pipelines.
Introducing best practices into the team.
Collaborating with engineers on deployment and administration.
Working within an agile environment with modern delivery practices.
Day-to-day programming, testing, deploying robust codebases that deliver value for our clients.
Finding and suggesting improvements using new services, such as machine learning, transcoding, video analytics, data and analytics.
You will be:
Maintaining and evolving the CDK / CloudFormation deployments templates
Provisioning and updating AWS resources
Configuring resource security policies and roles
Maintaining REST APIs (backend)
Developing and supporting existing lambda functions.
Taking responsibilities of cross-product DynamoDB database modeling.
Building and deploying software releases.
Taking a cloud-first architecture approach.
Involved in sprint planning, estimation, prioritisation, and retrospectives
At least 8+ years of commercial development experience
3-5+ years of experience in Typescript
3-5+ years of experience in Node
Exposure to Nrwl Nx
Exposure to React
AWS Certified (Foundational, Associate, Professional, Specialist) is an advantage
Some exposure to JSON Schemas
Cloud Architecture knowledge
Framestore is proud to employ extraordinary talent across all genders, races, nationalities, religions, ages, abilities, and sexual preferences. We aim to encourage and support all of our current and future employees to achieve their potential. No job applicant will receive less favourable treatment on any basis when applying for a career with us.