Website Xoomworks Technology
Company & Department Context
Financial Times in partnership with Xoomworks have established a research and development centre in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Financial are one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations – recognised globally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. FT provides a broad range of essential services, including news, comment, data and analysis, to the growing audience of internationally minded business people.
FT’s office is a great place to work too: technical stack that is cutting edge – employing cloud-based, microservices architectures and using a wide range of open source and commercial technologies; their product development methodologies are very current – using a data driven approach, empowering everyone to understand and to delight of their customers; engineers are free to choose the tools they need and are able to influence the development process. Importantly, they also care about the good work life balance.
An exciting opportunity for a senior engineer to join the Product & Technology department, of a growing business and a globally recognised brand. Working in teams with Sofia or in distributed teams in London and Sofia, you will be responsible for delivering innovative technical solutions as you build and operate world class platforms to grow our strategic business models. You will have the autonomy, within defined guard rails, to select the tools and technologies you need to build and operate services responsible for our brand critical capabilities. Someone who is comfortable with the ever-changing technical landscape and is keen to contribute to the company’s processes and broader know how would thrive in this role.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
In this role you will:
Person Specification (Candidate Profile):
FT holds an industry certification in a key platform, tool or domain used within Engineering at the company. This could be any relevant certification but currently we are recommending it’s an AWS Associate certificate