Arbor Education is a socially-driven EdTech company on a mission to transform the way schools work, using smarter, hassle-free tools. Arbor’s Management Information System (MIS) is currently used by over 1,000 schools, helping staff save time whilst improving student outcomes. The company, whose Customer and Sales Office made its home in Leeds 4 years ago, recently decided to establish a new development and engineering function in the City, a decision which was an easy one considering the City's strategic location, its fast-paced environment and the large body of potential employees.
SKills and experience required: Experienced with either Python or Go in a production environment for 3+ years. Understanding and experience of cloud architecture patterns . Aptitude in programming for reliability and testability. A strong track record producing secure, reliable, and scalable systems. Ability to communicate collaboratively and effectively in technical and non-technical domains, with local and remote teams.
We’re looking for an iOS Developer who loves about learning new technologies, but whose main passion is building great products for people to use. Our codebase is modern (almost entirely written in Swift), contains almost no storyboards (we build our UIs in code, using an internal component framework), and we release every two weeks.
Experience working on Redhat Enterprise Linux v7 - Previous experience in Platform build and automation of Linux platforms - Able to use Ansible to automate apps and IT infrastructure - Bash or Perl Scripting experience We’d love experience with AWS or Azure however this is not essential – you will get the opportunity to work it though!
Test Engineers are responsible for conducting exploratory testing to ensure the software created by the delivery team meets the needs of the business. You will work with the delivery team and support functions of the business. The purpose of a test engineer is to verify that delivered software either behaves as expected or to highlight areas where behaviour is not as expected.
Tech Stack: Cloud providers: AWS and GCloud Kubernetes, Docker, Helm Terraform Prometheus, Elastic, Grafana Kotlin/JVM (backend) TypeScript (web frontend) Flutter (mobile frontend) Bash, Python (scripting, misc tasks) Jenkins, Github Actions
Essential skills and experience: Worked as a Product Owner, Business Analyst and/or Product Manager with a development team using Agile development approaches. Worked closely with a wider Product Management team to align squad deliverables with a wider Product Strategy. Experience taking an idea from concept through to delivery and continual improvement. Comfortable with holding accountability for Product delivery from the squad and reporting progress to stakeholders. Experienced in running Agile ceremonies (planning, reviews, standups), showcasing Products to internal stakeholders and improving the ways of working of teams. Excellent communication and influencing skills. You’ll be the voice of the customer, championing the highest value features for the product. Desirable: Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), or the ability to demonstrate similar knowledge.
Some of the duties involved: Produce clean, efficient code based on requirements. Produce maintainable code. Focus on testability of delivered solutions. Integrate software components and third-party programs. Verify and deploy programs and systems. Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software. Recommend and execute technical improvements. Create technical documentation for reference and reporting.
Essential skills and experience: Strong programming skills (object-oriented and/ or functional) - particularly in Python. Strong analytical skills. SQL and persistence technologies. Solid hands-on experience with ETL tooling. Ability to demonstrate a growth mindset and a willingness to learn. Excellent teamwork skills across various specialisms. Curiosity to explore different technologies.
Your experience might include building a successful product; this means you have a thorough understanding of positioning, pricing, optimisation, and enabling Product & Engineering teams to use efficient agile approaches. You will have a strong understanding of how technology teams work and you are able to engage well with engineers, although you may not necessarily have been an engineer yourself. You’ve been an integral part of the growth journey; this means that you’ve built out a product organisation and are confident in speaking to your leadership and management experience and strategic capabilities in how you’ve built and scaled teams. You’re well versed in implementing a robust product or technology strategy and you can demonstrate an understanding of the power of culture in helping employees make great decisions without onerous processes.
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