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The UK's Leading Tutoring Marketplace

Full Stack Software Engineer (PHP, Javascript)

£30k – £45k • No equity
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About Tutorful

Founded in 2015, Tutorful is a tech start-up situated in the heart of Sheffield. Our vision and mission is to make tutoring affordable and accessible to all. We now have over 10,000 tutors across the UK delivering over 10,000 lessons per week, both in person and online. Our revolutionary approach to tutoring and our fantastic growth have helped us become recognised as one of the top 100 startups in the UK.

We’re building a stellar team to help us achieve our goal. We strive to create an environment where you can do your best work - our people are empowered to make the bold decisions others wouldn’t, and make a genuine impact on the lives of thousands of young learners. Join us, and you’ll be challenged and supported in equal measure.

The role

We are looking for a full stack developer who can help define and build the customer-facing side of our business.

The role will include:
Joining a small, autonomous, agile team using modern web development methodologies such as continuous delivery.

Working with your team to come up with ideas and define the backlog, with the aim of solving real customer problems.

Bringing new features to life, from initial design through to writing well structured modular code, automated tests, and deployment.

Working closely with other teams around the office, including product managers, marketing and customer support.

What we’re looking for

We don’t have an ideal candidate, and aptitude and a willingness to learn are just as important than qualifications or experience.

With that said, having familiarity with some of the technologies and methodologies below would be beneficial:

Prior experience and success building products as a full stack developer.

Knowledge of PHP 7, and a modern framework such as Laravel or Symfony.

Experience building and using scalable APIs.

Familiarity with modern devops, including deployment pipelines.

Fluency with at least one major Javascript framework (ideally Vue, but experience in React or Angular would also be applicable).

An understanding of scalable frontend architecture.

Familiarity with modern tooling such as Grunt/Gulp, Webpack, Docker, Git etc.

If you have skills that align with this role and you could contribute to our goals but your experience or salary expectations don't match what we're offering, don't be put off. We look for the right people and we are flexible, so we'd still encourage applications from strong candidates.

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