Lead Developer

Babbage Lovelace Limited
14 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Days Out With The Kids is a existing well known site with really high traffic levels. We help more than 26 million visitors a year find a great day out with their kids. We’re about to embark on a greenfield development, alongside the existing site, to help families even more.

We’re looking for two developers, one at a senior level who want to work in a friendly environment with a great proposition and brand. You will be building web solutions using Node.Js and other modern engineering toolsets.

Why work here -

Our culture is one of inclusiveness, over 60% of the team are female and we are champions of diversity in tech. Our leadership team have recently set out a vision of where we can take the site and this is driven by our engineering team.

Your mission will be to build and evolve great solutions for our users, measuring usage and engagement to make evidence-based decisions. You’ll be involved in deciding what we do, as well as actually getting it done.

You’ll want to write tests, and automate deployments, minimise the busy work so we can focus on developing features that make a real difference.

We use modern engineering practices like Agile, work within a CI/CD environment and are building a data rich environment that will support releases of new features that make a difference to our users.

You’ll be supported by experts in digital marketing and SEO and an experienced startup CTO.

For the senior role, you will be looking to coach and mentor a small team, make significant input into architectural decisions and own the delivery of code.

Requirements -

Experience in coding ideally in an open source language like Ruby, PHP, Python and be willing to learn Node.JS

A get done attitude

Looking to work in an open and inclusive environment and solve big challenges like scaling, security and personalisation.

Benefits -

Day out with the Kids offer a fantastic working environment in the heart of Birmingham at Kings Norton, with our own offices nestled within AttractionWorld, a new leadership team and ambitious plans for the future of the company.

It is our vision to bring families together to enjoy new adventures and create precious memories.

As a team we are making it easy and fun for our audience to plan the next family adventure. By creating a one-of-a-kind community for parents, we are inspiring a new generation of explorers.

We are looking for brilliant people who share our values to join our team. We strive to be real, brave, generous and break the rules for the good of being an industry leader. We look forward to telling you more about how we are making exceptional things happen here at Day Out With The Kids.

We offer all employees.

Pension contribution

4 x salary life insurance policy

24 days holiday

60% off entrance to many attractions

Support with personal and professional development

Regular team events and social get-togethers

We’re also happy to talk to contractors if you’re interested in working with us.

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/960421990

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