Front End Developer Site Optimisation

Coburg Banks Limited
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Position: Front End Developer - Site Optimisation
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Benefits: Excellent Benefits

We are looking for an experienced Front End Developer with experience in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript ideally with some knowledge of the angular JS Framework to join one of the UK's biggest names in transport and to work on one of the most visited travel Ecommerce sites in the UK.

They are based in a superb location in the heart of Birmingham, a short walk from Birmingham New Street and Moor Street stations, as well as very close to great shopping, eating and drinking spots in the Bull Ring and Grand Central.

They are constantly innovating and suggesting new ways of making our products faster, more reliable and more attractive to our customers.

As you would expect they love data and insights, and we are on the cutting edge when it comes to delivery, using Agile practices including Kanban. They provide mobile and desktop products for their customers, supporting each stage of the customer life cycle.

So if you are looking for a place where you'll be challenged, be allowed to be creative, and where you can make a difference this is the role for you.

The Role

During 2018 the company are expanding their in house online A/B and multivariate testing capabilities which feeds into the wider discipline of Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO) using their testing vendor, Maxymiser, to run online experiments on our website with live customers.

This is a new role at and as such you will be an integral part of their Conversion Rate Optimisation team. Working with the Analytics and Optimisation Manager you will help

develop, build and run multivariate tests across their entire website through the Maxymiser user interface and using the Maxymiser JavaScript framework. As well as this you will be able to support their web development team, gaining insight into how their systems work as well as providing ad hoc project support and sharing knowledge on new Maxymiser tests.

The Maxymiser tool works by changing the content of a live page and then measuring the

difference in user performance between the new design and the old "default" design. The

development of a test involves the creation of new designs and functionality within an existing page, or a page within an AngularJS app while ensuring that this process is seamless and undetected by a website user browsing their website.

During this role you will have the opportunity to build interesting and challenging tests and web pages that you will be able to scientifically monitor to discover which aspects deliver real provable value to their business.

Key Requirements

  • A minimum of 2 years front end development experience within a commercial website.
  • Excellent HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills.
  • Some working experience of the AngularJS framework.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work to specification while offering advice, suggestions and insight.
  • Experience of working on projects independently.
  • Experience of working within an agile development team, adhering to Kanban principles.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Passionate about solving problems for our customers.

What you will get

  • 25 Days annual leave + 8 statutory bank holidays.
  • Opportunities for flexible / remote working
  • Personalised Training & Development Plan
  • Unlimited access to an online developer training course library
  • Company benefits and discounts

Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us

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