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Web Developer (React + Django) role

Job summary

Rightly is a rapidly growing, early-stage start up that empowers people to take control of their data. We're looking for a Data Analyst to join our team and help drive our next phase of growth. This is a remote role, but there will be a requirement to attend meetings in London on occasion.

What we do

Rightly’s mission is to make data fairer, for everyone. We believe that what happens to your data should be up to you; it’s your data after all. Our platform makes sure that people are in control of their data and gives them the tools to keep it that way. We are driven by making data better; we have integrity and we are accountable.

The role

Reporting directly to the CTO, as the successful candidate, you’ll be working with modern web development technologies to both improve existing services and develop new ones. You’ll be joining a vibrant, fast-moving organisation where your ability to build innovative and creative solutions will be welcomed and where you can use your talents to have a real impact.

If you want to work on a product that wants to make our world a better and be part of a world-class team while you’re at it, then we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Technical implementation of features.
  • Driving the quality of our solutions with robust test automation
  • Providing support to the rest of the team
  • Automating as much of the DevOps lifecycle as possible
  • Working with the Product Team to identify the best ways to implement new features
  • Reporting on progress/issues/solutions
  • Supporting the production service

Qualifications, skills and experience required

We are more interested in the individual, but we anticipate the ideal candidate would have the following:

  • A self-starter with a high level of personal motivation who values getting things done
  • A team player able to collaborate with the wider organisation in pursuit of our goals. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively at all levels within an organisation and with customers
  • Fluent idiomatic written and spoken English
  • Ability to distil complicated technical issues for a non-technical audience
  • Ability to work on a product at all levels of the stack

Technical requirements:

  • Experience as a software developer in a commercial environment
  • Experience as a web developer in a commercial environment
  • Experience developing web applications with Django
  • Experience developing back-end APIs
  • Experience using a modern JavaScript front-end framework such as React (preferred), Angular, Vue.js
  • Experience working with software in a cloud environment 
  • Experience following Agile software development processes (Kanban/Scrum)
  • Good knowledge of the Django and JavaScript ecosystems
  • Experience building solutions using third-party components
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Highly innovative, able to provide ideas and use their initiative
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Physics, Maths or a technical subject or equivalent technical experience

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours to suit you
  • 25 days paid annual holiday in addition to 8 paid public holidays
  • A company pension scheme
  • Your choice of laptop or Mac
  • The opportunity to earn a bonus or additional paid holiday through our Employee Referral Programme

How to apply

Send your CV to and details of your salary expectations to careers@rightly.co.uk.

The fine print

Please note that all roles will be subject to a basic DBS check. Rightly complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly.

Rightly is committed to the elimination of unlawful and unfair discrimination and selects and promotes people solely according to their individual abilities and merits.