Senior Web Developer

Verelogic IT Recruitment
Bristol (City Centre)
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a fast-growing, multi-talented, award-winning digital agency based in the centre of Bristol. Their clients range from small businesses to FTSE-100 companies, Universities and colleges, central and local Government. They develop digital solutions across web and mobile and strategically manage digital marketing budgets.

Life with our client is fun, friendly, fast-paced and throws challenges at every member of the team on a daily basis. They don't have a dress-code but they do have a beer-fridge. They don't do mandatory team building sessions but they do all go out to the pub and enjoy each other's company.

The role

You’ll be joining the agency as a senior member of the development team. The role will involve taking technical leadership of development work within new projects and contributing to ongoing support of existing applications.

Development tasks will span both front-end and back-end functionality across a range of technologies with an overall focus on delivering optimised, accessible and secure applications that exceed client expectations.

In addition to supporting a team of developers, you’ll be working alongside other senior technical staff, UX experts and project managers to deliver client work and contribute to ongoing improvements within the agency.

Our work is interesting, challenging and rewarding. This is a great opportunity for the right person with real potential for career progression within a growing company.

Skills required

In such a fast-paced and exciting environment, you will need to be driven, adaptable and capable, with an open mind to new technologies and a desire to learn new skills.

From the outset we would expect high levels of confidence with the following technologies.

LAMP web service stackA PHP content management system (e.g. Drupal or WordPress)A PHP web application framework (e.g. Symfony or Laravel)HTML5CSS3A CSS preprocessor (e.g. SASS or LESS)A front-end theming framework (e.g. Bootstrap or Foundation)JavascriptAn automated task runner (e.g. Gulp or Grunt) or build tool (e.g. Webpack)GitWhilst not essential, experience with the following technologies would be beneficial.

A front-end Javascript application framework (e.g. React, Vue.js, Angular)DockerA mobile application SDK (e.g. Android or iOS)Apache SolrSAMLDesirable qualities

Strong understanding of web and programming principlesAn interest in planning and architecting the right solutions to a problemChallenges and inspires their peersEnjoys sharing their knowledge and experienceA passion for delivering optimised, accessible and secure web applicationsStrong written and oral communication skills when dealing with both team members and clientsFamiliarity with Agile development process principlesComfortable working within, and contributing to, project processesEnthusiastic about adopting contemporary technologies and approachesExperience with formalised development processes such as branching and peer code reviewsExperience working alongside and managing both internal and remote teamsFamiliarity with testing principles such as automated testing and test-driven developmentConfident administering system infrastructure and operationsTakes pride in, and ownership over, the projects they contribute toA minimum of 5 years commercial experienceRemuneration

This is a full-time position and comes with a competitive salary and benefits package, in a fun and inspiring working environment, along with the chance to develop your career. Benefits include:

Spacious contemporary offices in the heart of Bristol20 days holiday plus Bank holidays, plus 1 extra day per year for each year you work for the companyCompany bonus scheme (allowing you to earn up to 10% on top of your standard salary)Company pension schemeFlexible working hoursChildcare vouchersCycle to work schemeDevelopment opportunitiesRefer a friend bonusDrinks on us; tea, coffee, water, and beer / cider for Fridays!New starter and project launch celebrationsFun "out of the office" team away-daysRemote working opportunitiesSalary will be dependent on experience but in the region of £30-35k.
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