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Competition July 2021

Competition July 2021

Holberton

Applicants: 5

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2021-07-13 15:47:36.462442

4 questions

2.0 min

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<p><strong><em>The job advertised will be for a "Junior Software Developer"</em></strong><br /><br /></p>
<p style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 16px 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline;  #505863; - #ffffff;">This company is a market-leading software house developing cutting edge software solutions for the retail industry. They are a leader in their field and their software is used by well-known high street retailers.</p>
<p style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 16px 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline;  #505863; - #ffffff;"><strong style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">The Role</strong></p>
<p style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 16px 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline;  #505863; - #ffffff;">They are looking to hire 1-2 technical graduates to work on developing and supporting their new and existing software products. You will be based out of their United States Office.</p>
<p style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 16px 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline;  #505863; - #ffffff;">Tasks:</p>
<ul style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px 0px 0px 32px; margin: 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-position: initial; list-style-image: initial;  #505863; - #ffffff;">
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Responsible for producing high-quality code for new products and features</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Involved and collaborating in design discussions about system architecture and OO design</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Working with both SCRUM and AGILE methodologies and taking an active part in sprint meetings</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Providing technical support for existing products, attending customer sites if necessary to resolve critical issues</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Develop enterprise-level software solutions according to technical specifications</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Contribute to the quality of coding and assure conformance of source codes</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Provide necessary technical and design documentation</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Analyse requirements and work with team members to create quality results</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Participate in all cycles of software design and development</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Communicate effectively with local management and external team members</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Participate in internal and external meetings</li>
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<p style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 16px 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline;  #505863; - #ffffff;">Training is a balance of formal training, ad-hoc self-training and on the job training. You should be prepared for a steep learning curve in the world of chip and pin, data security and global payment systems.</p>
<p style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 16px 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline;  #505863; - #ffffff;"><strong style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Requirements</strong></p>
<p style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 16px 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline;  #505863; - #ffffff;">You will have graduated with a 2:2 equivalent or higher in a relevant scientific or engineering subject. Of most importance is your competence in Java; if you are interested in applying you will need to complete a Java test that is supplied by the client before any application is made.</p>
<p style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 16px 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline;  #505863; - #ffffff;">The successful candidate will be a skilled programmer who takes pride in their work. They will be highly motivated and organised, a high achievers with an outstanding track record of excelling at what they do, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be quick to learn and understand complex systems, and can write high-quality code.</p>
<ul style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px 0px 0px 32px; margin: 0px; : Lato, sans-serif; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-variant-east-asian: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; : 15px; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-position: initial; list-style-image: initial;  #505863; - #ffffff;">
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;"><strong style=": inherit; box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 1.4em; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Desired Skills and Experience:</strong></li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">At least 2 year of experience in java environment,</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Familiarity with Cloud Services (AWS or Google Cloud Platform)</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Familiarity with Redis database</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Experience in the Fintech industry is a plus</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Ability to work independently within a team</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Can communicate effectively and recognise the value of collaboration between team members</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Being a quick learner with an ambitious and results-driven personality</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Start-up company experience will be plus</li>
<li style="box-sizing: inherit; padding: 0px; margin: 12px; : inherit; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; line-height: 18px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-weight: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Experience in working fast-paced environment</li>
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