Junior Backend Developer
London (Shoreditch) | Full Time | 1 Personal Development WFH day per Week 

Are you looking for a role to further develop your backend development skills within a small but growing team, working in an established start-up with a range of exciting clients and projects?


S2R Analytics is a growing business intelligence and analytics solution provider that develops technology solutions for businesses and specialised software providers. We are based in the Shoreditch technology hub and work with clients in the UK, Europe, Canada, and Australia.


Our solutions are based on Microsoft platforms and combine a range of Microsoft Azure Cloud PaaS and IaaS services, Microsoft SQL and No SQL Databases, Python and JavaScript based middleware and APIs, and Microsoft Power BI for business intelligence and analytics.


We are looking for a focused Backend Developer to work with our team of full-stack and BI developers. We run a series of backend technologies to support our client solutions and one large-scale SQL & ‘big data’ No SQL solution which we are about to migrate from development to production. 


What’s in it for you?

You will get the opportunity for rapid on-the-job learning combined with access to training and mentoring to support you on your backend developer journey.


You will work on maintaining and enhancing our existing solutions, architecting, and developing new backend solutions, and providing 2nd-line technical support for our international client base. You will engage clients as part of a team. Your contribution will make a real difference.


We will provide a supportive work environment with the flexibility for you to spend 1 day per week off-the-job on your personal development. You will be supported to gain relevant Microsoft accreditations. We will provide access to a seasoned tutor/mentor to help you hone your skills.


What do we expect from you?


  • You will be able to work flexibly, manage your priorities and meet deadlines.

  • You will contribute as part of a small entrepreneurial multi-discipline team.

  • You will be a self-starter with the motivation and ability to learn-by-doing.

  • You will have a minimum of 1-year practical Microsoft SQL development experience.

  • This includes hands-on experience developing stored procedures and functions.

  • Ideally you will have some basic experience in Python &/or JavaScript.

  • You will have good verbal communication and interpersonal skills.


What will you focus on?


You will spend approximately:


  • ~50% of your time on Microsoft SQL & No SQL database design / development.

  • ~20% of your time developing microservices in Python and JavaScript with simple but reliable code.

  • ~10% of your time optimising related Azure Cloud PaaS & IaaS services.

  • ~20% of your time on off-the-job personal development.


What will your role include?


  • Solution architecture: working with a multi-discipline team to develop strategy and architecture for new solutions and the ongoing enhancement of existing solutions.

  • Solution development, maintenance & optimisation: creating new databases, adding functionality to, and optimising existing databases.

  • Security management: implementing and maintaining Azure backend security protocols to protect our technology environment and client solutions.

  • Client support: respond to 2nd-line technical queries, solve problems, implement quick fixes and long-term improvements.


If you are excited by this opportunity and ready to be part of a growing team, send your CV to and we will arrange an initial introduction call.