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Ding Products

Software Engineer at Ding Products

London · Full Time
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Job Description

WHAT WE DO

At Ding we want to create the most beautiful smart home ever. We are a design-led startup, building products that enhance people’s lives and blend into their homes. These objects employ enough technology to be useful, yet still remain simple for the user.

Our first product is the Ding Smart Doorbell that launches this year. To connect our devices we’ve created a P2P voice platform for embedded devices. It consists of device firmware, Android and iOS mobile apps, and our backend platform to connect the two.

We also have exciting plans for where we’ll take the platform in 2018, including integration to other smart home platforms such as Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Apple HomeKit and IFTTT.


WHO WE WANT TO HEAR FROM

We’re looking for a long-term member of the team, who’s excited to be involved in an early-stage startup.

Your main roles will be:
• Build, deploy and maintain our backend platform
• Provide first-line support, responding to our alert system
You should have at least 2 years of experience in industry. No agencies please.


WHAT WE CAN OFFER

The opportunity to work in a fast-paced startup environment, solving interesting problems as part of a dynamic team in the growing industry of smart homes.

You will gain experience in a variety of cross-discipline areas (e.g. hardware,
software, design etc) and be working alongside our talented CTO, previously
leading architect for iPlayer.

We are also part of Makerversity, giving you access to a wider community of
entrepreneurs, designers, inventors, technologists, makers and creators based in Somerset House.

Salary will be based on experience and stock options are available.


HOW WE LIKE TO WORK

We work using a variety of agile/lean methodology techniques, applying what
works. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and develop these skills, whilst shaping how we build things.


WHAT WE USE

Below is what we are looking for. It looks like a shopping list but you don’t have to have working knowledge of every item. We’re happy to consider experience in similar tech, e.g. a language like Python for Java or Puppet for Terraform.

AWS Platform:
• Lambda
• IoT
• Cognito
• SNS

Languages and standards:
• Java
• REST
• MQTT
• JSON and Protocol Buffers

Devops:
• Terraform
• AWS Cloudwatch

Third party service integrations
• Our roadmap includes integrating with a number of cloud based services and platforms to extend the functionality and usage of the product
We also deliver firmware, mobile apps and our e-commerce site, so there are other opportunities to get exposure and develop your skills.


INTERVIEW FORMAT

• Please submit your CV and cover letter to: jobs@dingproducts.com
deadline: 31st June 2018
• Stage 1: a selection of candidates will be invited for telephone interviews
• Stage 2: a smaller selection will be invited for interviews in person and from
this the role will be assigned.

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Ding Products Team

Avril O'Neil
Co-founder of Ding Products. 8 years specialising in concept generation, design & development for clients inc: Arup, Samsung, ITV, The National Maritime Museum.