Backend Web Developer

Kettering, UK
27 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Backend Web Developer

At National Accident Helpline, we live by our values of 'We are curious', 'We are driven', 'We are passionate' and 'We are unified' and our people do too. Whether it be helping people to start their recovery journey, supporting our panel of solicitor firms or working together across departments to achieve results our people work as one team.

As the most trusted, searched for and recognised personal injury brand we pride ourselves on being the most ethical operator in the claims sector, taking a strong stance against cold calling and cold texting, and lobbying government and the regulators to help ensure there is a strict regulatory framework to help protect consumers.

You can join us too and play your part in making a real difference to our consumers and benefiting from working for a successful market leader.

Position: Backend Web Developer
Location: Kettering
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 per annum

About the role:

Working closely with the Website Manager, Backend Web Developer & Website Designer / Frontend developer it will be your role to develop and maintain customer facing websites and custom tools in line with NAH digital marketing strategy.

You will work in collaboration with the small marketing team within NAH, delivering a cohesive overall marketing strategy, contributing to the development and delivery of the marketing strategy and planning.


- Architect and develop solutions that enable first class desktop and mobile user experiences.
- Development of new site features to improve functionality and / or useability.
- Regular site updates to improve security & stability.
- Works with the marketing team to understand requirements for change and development.
- Maintain and manage a cloud based infrastructure for sites.
- Build, modify & maintain API's to enable system integration.
- Work closely with the IT team to integrate digital journeys with line of business systems e.g. legal processing platform / CRM.
- Operates within defined development and testing methodologies.
- Troubleshoot and resolve technical website incidents and problems.

About you:

- Website development with fluency in the following coding / toolsets: Linux, PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SASS, GIT, SOAP / REST APIs, XML, HTTP, WordPress, work with custom themes, create custom plugins, RDBMS, MySQL, MS SQL.
- Test methodologies e.g. Unit testing, Functional testing, V model.
- Experience of working within Agile and Structured projects.
- Server / Environment configuration including on prem and cloud service providers.
- Google Tag Manager.
- Graphics knowledge & skills desirable.
- Image optimisations, compressions, SVGs etc.
- Understanding & experience with Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).
- Experience with website analysis using a variety of analytic tools including Google Analytics / 360 as well as internal reporting tools.
- Experience working with CMS and building / administering content in CMS environments.
- Methodical and thorough in approach.
- Outstanding attention to detail.
- Highly commercial and able to work confidently with data and analytics tools.
- Outstanding ability to think creatively, to identify and resolve problems.
- Self-developer with a real desire to keep up to date with technology trends and tools.
- High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation.
- Excellent analytical, organisational, project management and time management skills.
- Culture fit, values and an eagerness to be a role model for our brand.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Able to work and think creatively on multiple projects.
- Curious, Unified, Driven, Passionate.

You may have experience of the following: Back-End Developer, Software Developer, .Net Developer, Back-End Software Developer, Web Developer, Programmer, C#, Developer etc

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