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Graduate Job Graduate Software Developer for Exciting New Start Up

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Make It Social
Reference: MIS01
Salary: £35,000-£40,000  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

Closing Date - 24 March 2013

Location - Edinburgh and Lothian

Salary - £35,000-£40,000 pa

Job summary

Make It Social is a brand new social software that is taking the world by storm. A Python Developer is required to join our passionate/innovative team immediately. Our mission is to 'Make the World a Truly Social Place'. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a brand new company with extremely high worldwide growth potential. Architecture, mapping and building of innovative enhancements will be required in this 12 month, Edinburgh-based placement.

Job Description

Project Description

Make It Social was launched in November 2012 and, since then, has received a great amount of interest both in the UK and internationally (for example San Fransisco and New York). We expect our technology to gain traction extremely quickly and are offering an exciting opportuntity for a talented individual to join our young team at this early stage.

Role Description

Make It Social, in its current form, consists of a widget that is plugged into a range of businesses' websites in order to allow their customers to make a booking, as a group, hassle free. Currently in Beta testing, the successful applicant will be required to set up the software for all new clients (which includes tying into payment gateways and an API/data feeds they may have) and provide technical support if required.

As well as this, the applicant will be involved with and, in some cases, responsible for:

·         Enhancements to existent technology

·         Development of unique, innovative additional tools

·         Development of makeitsocial.com

·         Development of SaaS model.

As the company grows there is the opportunity to take advantage of any further training opportunities as well as to even be part of or manage a wider development team.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a brand new company with extremely high worldwide growth potential.

Skills / Experience

The successful applicant MUST have:

·         Advanced Python Skills

·         Advanced PHP Skills

The successful applicant will ideally possess the following qualities:

·         Experience in the above is preferred but not essential

·         Experience with the Django platform is preffered but not essential

·         Passionate about development

·         Thinking outside the box

·         Ability to successfuly work as part of a team

·         A drive to suceed.

Qualifications

We are looking for individuals in a relevant computing/programming degree (preferred 2:1).

Benefits

Benefits at Make It Social are:

·         Select your own equipment to work from in the office

·         Be part of a young, dynamic and innovative team

·         Any successful technical advancements providing IP/extra revenue will be rewarded

·         Bonus structure

·         Share options.

·         Ongoing support will be provided by initial developers, our experienced CTO and your fellow team members.

Additional Info

Location: Edinburgh

Preferred Placement Start Date: March 2013

Duration: 12 months

Location: Scotland

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