Software Engineer (Fullstack)

Skyral Defence UK – Customer Engineering /
/ Hybrid
We Are Skyral:

We believe every decision maker can be empowered by technology. Skyral combines AI, leading edge simulation technology and world class expertise to transform the decision making experience. Our products and services enable faster and more confident decisions in a complex, unforgiving world. We deploy practical, intuitive and efficient solutions to governments and enterprises, delivering outstanding outcomes at the speed of relevance.

Please note, due to the nature of this role, we can not consider applications from individuals who are not living in the UK with the full right to work without the need for sponsorship.

What We Do:

The Skyral Defence Engineering function is responsible for shaping and delivering our products to our customers. We consist of multiple teams focused on creating tools that support and deliver modelling and data science as part of the Skyral offering.  

What We Are Looking For:

    • Expert understanding and Experience leading with one JavaScript SPA framework (React is preferred) with its associated libraries (e.g. Redux, RxJS) and tooling (e.g. Webpack/Rollup, Jest, Yarn). 
    • Hands-on experience working with Node.js and its associated frameworks (Express, NestJS, Gatsby) for the development of websites and APIs.
    • Proficiency with containerized deployments (Docker and Kubernetes). 
    • Experience with implementing Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices, including git branching, automated testing and the establishment of automated deployment pipelines. 
    • Adopting an engineering delivery mindset, capable of making challenging decisions and prioritising technical choices to align with Skyral’s objectives. 

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

    • Take ownership of the frontend architectural decisions and integration strategies for Skyral Defence and oversee technical direction.
    • Participate in every aspect of the engineering workflow, both as a contributor and as a lead/reviewer. This will encompass activities such as: conducting reviews, creating architectural design documentation, prototyping, brainstorming concepts, technology selection and devising data strategy. Transform prototype models into scalable, resilient and high performing systems.
    • Provide coaching and mentorship to a team of engineers, steering them towards best practices and fostering their professional growth. 
    • Collaborate with designers to establish a comprehensive design system that includes reusable component libraries, style guides and design guidelines, ensuring a consistent and cohesive user experience. 
    • Develop reusable client-side layers that streamline access to other Skyral services, promoting efficiency and modularity in the software architecture. 
Note: Please feel empowered to apply for this position, even if you think you may only align with some of the qualities listed above. Your unique skills and perspectives could be just what we’re looking for.

What We Can Offer You:

Flexible Working Hours and Hybrid Working - We understand that a one-size-fits-all approach to work hours doesn’t suit everyone. At Skyral, we’re not bound by the traditional 9-to-5 model. Intead, we focus on results. It's up to you and your manager to collaborate on determining a work schedule that suits your needs, whether in the office or through a hybrid model arrangement. 

Honest Conversations About Compensation - We are actively recruiting for various positions and considering candidates with diverse levels of experience. Skyral maintains a well defined salary range which a member of our Talent Team will discuss with you during the first initial call. 

Unlimited Paid Holiday - At Skyral, we recognise the dedication and individual circumstances of our team members. We value and support the need to maintain a work-life balance, whether it’s taking time off during school holidays to be with your children, or simply having the flexibility to enjoy extended weekends without the stress of monitoring your remaining days off. 

Private Medical & Dental Insurance - Your health and wellbeing is our priority. Skyral is partnered with Bupa and from day one you are covered with a Level 3 policy.

Enhanced Parental Leave - 26 weeks Maternity and 4 weeks Paternity leave at full pay.

£150 Monthly Spending Allowance - Delivered through Mastercard, you will receive a tax-free allowance of £150 every month to spend on whatever you like.

Cash Bonuses - As Skyral thrives and achieves ongoing success, our leadership team is committed to ensuring that employees reap the rewards. We believe in recognising your hard work and dedication with monetary bonuses.

Everything Else - Company Pension, Company Swag, Employee Assistance Programme. 

At Skyral, we are committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equality and inclusion. We also ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to reasonable adjustments. If you require such accommodations during the job application process we ask that you inform a member of our Talent Team.