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Software Engineer

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Are you passionate about technology and what it can do for the world? Are you keen to work on a product that is driving positive social change? Do you want to work with the latest agile and test driven methodologies?

We are looking for an experienced engineer to work on an iOS hybrid app ( that has been created by Impossible with Pivotal Labs using their agile and test driven methodologies ( The purpose of the app is to connect local communities to share and grow. The platform was founded by Lily Cole with advisers including Jimmy Wales, and has won several awards including the Lovies and Europas awards. We are looking for someone to work alongside a very seasoned back end developer in an open office space of talented engineers and developers who are working on different but related products, collaborating with an international team (London, San Francisco, Australia).

  • We are working with: JavaScript and typescript, Ionic2 and Angular2; modern tooling: ESLnt, Gulp, Karma/Mocha/Jasmine, Selenium; nodeJS and Neo4j on a production environment

Main requirements

  • Strong Knowledge of JavaScript programming language
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Comfortable with the modern web, HTML5, CSS3 , ES6 and reactive programming
  • Strong agile methodology and open about Test Driven Development
  • Strong communication skills and interest in a pair-programming environment
  • Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems

Nice to have

  • Experience in graph databases
  • Experience in hybrid app development
  • Experience in test first development
  • Appetite for design
  • Experience managing open source projects


  • Open, collaborative work space with like-minded talented people
  • Gym membership and healthcare on long term contract
  • Flexible holidays
  • Fruit, snacks and coffee
  • A positive and inspiring work environment

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