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Make It Social - Senior Developer

Senior Developer


Make It Social are looking to recruit a talented Senior Developer to join their central Edinburgh based team. Make It Social are a group of passionate and innovative individuals with a mission to make the world 'a truly social place'. The company offers a simple group booking solution that quickly integrates into clients' existing systems via API's. Once unified, the product captures the organic social group booker with a benefit of opening a marketing host for future generations.  They work with clients from a range of industries, including travel and events ticketing firms.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • help with the maintenance of current systems including bug tracking and fixing; primarily, this will revolve around the backend of the systems, however frontend development may also be required from time to time
  • plan and implement new features
  • contribute to development of new and existing ideas
  • act as a contact of support matters, should clients have questions
  • contribute to the ongoing development of our developer area where clients can find documentation on our systems

Essential Skills

Specific Skills:

  • GoLand
  • Docker
  • Git
  • Amazon Web Services
  • HTML5 and CSS
  • SQL and MySQL
  • NodeJS
  • ability to plan and priortise
  • ability to integrate and operate well in a team environment
  • sensitive approach to handling confidential information
  • attention to detail and ability to produce work to a high degree of accuracy 

Other Skills:

  • able to cope with stressful situations with a mature and calm disposition at all times
  • initiative
  • innovative
  • self motivated
  • a willingness to learn new skills as required and undertake appropriate training 
  • enthusiastic
  • ambitious

General Skills:

  • a very positive attitude towards working in a startup environment and a strong desire to work for us and support future developments to reach consistent standards of excellence
  • a strong commitment to delivering a genuinely world class product 

Desirable Skills

  • QA Testing
  • Javascript (proficient in Polymer or at least 1 other popular framework)
  • Web Compnents
  • Redux
  • experience of unit testing
  • knowledge of functional programming
  • mobile apps
  • experience of cloud based systems
  • good e-mail manner
  • project management

Key Relationships

Internal: Senior and Junior Developers, Designers and the COO

External: Clients and External Developers


This is a full time, permanent position with an immediate start. Some degree of flexibility around working hours may be required during busier times. Salary negotiable depending on experience. To apply, send your current CV and cover letter to Adam Alton, Chief Operating Officer at The deadline for application is Monday, 7th March, 5PM.

Visit company website.


Earlier Event: February 23
Make It Social - Junior Developer
Later Event: February 28
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