Working as part of the Software Team, you will help to further develop the WTL Connected Worker platform. This involves both real time monitoring of workers to detect, alert and respond to immediate risks to their safety, as well as analysis of historical data to manage workers’ exposure to long term risks to their health.
Frontend / API Developer Role and Responsibilities:
- Work alone and collaborate with your team in designing “best in class” software deliverables.
- Develop scripts and test tools to support your work.
- Work with other team members to solve problems in both a planned and “ad-hoc” manner.
- Participate in Agile stand-up and code reviews.
You will have experience in:
- Coding version control (Git)
- RESTful API usage
- SQL relational databases (MySql / MariaDb)
- Experience of working in UX/UI
- Object-oriented application design
The following experience is desirable:
- REST API design
- NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB, DynamoDB)
- Serverless cloud application architecture
- IoT-based communication (e.g. AWS IoT Core, Azure IoT)
This is an opportunity to work for one of the UK’s leading IoT companies. Wearable Technologies Limited (“WTL”), which was founded in 2014. Initially co-funded by BP, has developed an end-to-end Connected Worker Solution, which has the smart garment, hardware, software, firmware, and data analytics capabilities needed to deliver an end-to-end platform to large enterprise customers in the utilities, construction, logistics and transport industries. Our solution is marketed under the name Eleksen (www.eleksen.com) . The Eleksen solution enables the real-time monitoring of workers which improves worker safety and their health and increases productivity.
WTL was acquired by Canadian industry leader Blackline Safety Corp based in Alberta Canada in 2021, and together we have put plans in place to rapidly expand WTL’s activities around the world. Blackline Safety is a publicly listed company on the Toronto stock exchange (TSXV: BLN). Its website can be found at www.blacklinesafety.com.
Are you an experienced, passionate professional looking for a new challenge? We are a technology company set to create a shift change in the digitisation of health and safety and productivity to connect and protect workers around the world. With applications across a variety of industries, we are looking for someone who will work in our core projects team to help us to make the working world a safer place.
The Company is looking to recruit Front-End / API Developers to work as part of our Software Team to develop our AWS cloud hosted platform. This is a full-time position. The team is based at our HQ office in Enderby, Leicestershire UK. You will be given flexibility to work in a hybrid manner, but must be prepared and able to attend the office when needed. You will report to the Software Manager and be part of the wider R&D team, which also includes hardware, firmware, mechanical design and garment integration technology, which allows WTL to develop the entire end-to-end solution in-house.
Working as part of the Software Team, you will help to further develop the WTL Connected Worker platform. This involves both real time monitoring of workers to detect, alert and respond to immediate risks to their safety, as well as analysis of historical data to manage workers’ exposure to long term risks to their health. WTL currently differentiates itself in the market by offering a device agnostic platform, onto which any sensor manufacturer’s devices can be attached. By offering our customers the widest range of sensor devices to select and connect to, we can collect the broadest data sets and deliver the richest data analytics and insights to those customers. These sensors include those that can monitor gas, noise, dust, vehicle proximity, and physiological vital signs.
WTL is recruiting a team that is motivated by working on cutting edge technology with device partners working on solving challenging problems and working in a tight-knit team of multidisciplinary engineers. As one of the team’s software developers, you will be responsible for gathering data from streamed by an array of remote sensors and presenting it to the user is a logical and meaningful manner, and for the transmission of that data for further analysis and generation of actionable insights.
The WTL Connected Worker platform architecture consists of one or more wearable devices on each worker, wirelessly connected to a common cloud computing and storage system. At each individual worker there is local data collection, storage and processing, as well as near real time communication with other workers, on-site supervisors, and remote management. At the cloud there is remote data collection, storage and processing of individual and aggregate worker data, as well as integration with other business systems and 3rd parties.
Competitive salary. Following a successful probationary period, you will be entitled to benefits including medical and dental and a group stock purchase plan with matching contributions.
Wearable Technologies are working with some of the world’s top companies. They are demanding of us. We are therefore demanding of ourselves. To thrive at WTL you will be a driver and self-starter. You will be empowered but will be held accountable. You will leverage the excellent people about you. In turn, they will depend upon you to lead, and demonstrate high ethical standards both internally and externally. Most of all, you will be driven by a desire to match yourself against the best.
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