Felcana is an exciting early stage Pet Tech start-up with a mission to help owners more effectively listen to their pets. Using connected devices and powerful data analytics, we track the health, behaviour and activity of cats and dogs. Along with helping owners understand their pets, Felcana empowers vets with reliable insights to aid earlier and more accurate diagnosis.

But this is just the beginning of our journey. We are constantly looking to new technologies to rethink and revolutionise the care of animals, through the creation of meaningful connections.

At our core, we are a small, inventive and fast-paced team that is always striving to grow both professionally and personally. We believe in being constantly challenged and cultivate this attitude through autonomy, responsibility and open discussions. As we grow our team and move in new and exciting directions, we are seeking talented individuals that share our enthusiasm and drive.

Role

We are on the hunt for a Full-Stack Developer to lead the development of our powerful platform that can process large amounts of data and deliver powerful features to our users through our iOS and Android apps. Working alongside our technical team, you’ll be an all-round analytical genius. Your analysis and insight will inform our product roadmap. We’re a start-up and so our team structure is flat – you’ll work directly with James, our CEO.

Responsibilities

o Own and take responsibility for the development, testing and deployment of Felcana’s cloud services, API and apps

o Work with team members to define the functionality, specifications and features of our service

o Ensuring that our system is easy to use, has a high level of security and doesn’t contain bugs

o Maintaining a high standard of coding practice, with clear comments, good documentation and effective use of revision control

o Exploring new product opportunities through creativity, research and prototyping

o Immersing yourself in the tech scene to ensure Felcana remains at the cutting edge

o Communicate complex ideas effectively to the entire team

Qualifications

o A 2:1 bachelors or higher in a relevant analytical discipline awarded by a leading academic institution (e.g. Imperial College, UCL, Cambridge, Bristol, Edinburgh, etc.)

o Significant experience with deploying cloud services, creating databases (both relational and non-relational) and a suite of relevant web APIs

o Experience with app development, testing and deployment across iOS, Android and web

o Experience of consumer-facing deployment, incorporating collaboration with designers and demonstrating attention to usability and performance

o Strong programming skills in a collection of relevant languages, such as Java, PHP, .NET, Python, SQL, Objective-C, Javascript, etc

o Strong Linux and Bash skills

o Ambition, tenacity, and self-starting with the ability to identify creative new approaches

Benefits

o Competitive salary aligned with industry norms and prior experience

o 25 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays

o World class team that includes experienced product designers, electronic engineers, and vets

o Fabulous office within Makerversity, Somerset House - a location full of designers, artists, scientists and entrepreneurs

o 20% discount across all the bars and restaurants in Somerset House

o Annual bonus to spend on anything pet related

o Opportunity to put your mark on a new brand


Salary range £20,000 — 40,000

Dependent on experience