Software Engineer role @ Open Ownership (UK-remote)

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The OpenOwnership Register – (currently in beta) is an online platform to collect and publish beneficial ownership data. Currently a Ruby on Rails web application hosted on Heroku, with MongoDB as the primary database, and ElasticSearch for search indexing, the application regularly ingests data from multiple data sources (of beneficial ownership data) in to a single coherent data model.

We are looking for an all-rounder Software Engineer, with a solid backend background and some front-end experience. You will work with the Product Owner and developer/s to define software requirements and develop high-quality software that is aligned with user needs and project goals. You will be responsible for developing, testing, improving and maintaining the Register to help users retrieve data effectively.

In this role, you should be able to work independently with little supervision. You should have excellent communication and problem-solving skills. If you have hands-on experience developing web services for large datasets and are comfortable working within an Agile framework, we’d like to meet you. More details here
Deadline: Wednesday 24 October