Front End Developer

rts Consultants UK LTd
Chippenham, UK
03 Sep 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role & Responsibilities Overview

RTS Group is a provider of premium digital learning solutions with a worldwide client base. Our Solutions department is a fast-growing area of the business providing and maintaining leading edge systems offered to our clients across a wide range of sectors. We are seeking two full-time Full Stack Developers to join our Solutions department to grow and maintain our technological offerings.

We are a company who pride ourselves on our strong core values:

Focus on the Client... Everything else will follow;

Trust... Show Integrity, trust and honesty;

Innovate...To challenge, inspire and continuously evolve;

Be Agile... It makes great things happen;

Be Curious... It's how we learn and grow;

Have Fun... Work together, share success and enjoy what we do.

The focus of the role is to:
  • Develop and maintain RTS Group solutions in line with the department development roadmap;
  • Embrace the whole development process, from prototype to production;
  • Collaborate with the wider team to design, develop and test new features;
  • Research technical requirements and bring problems and solutions to the table;
  • Maintain a high codebase quality and ensure responsiveness across our solutions.

To excel in this role, you will:
  • Be a front end / JavaScript specialist, comfortable working with MongoDB, Node.js, React and React Native.
  • Be able to manage public facing apps, app stores and CMS building.
  • Have strong UI skills and be able to proactively improve App UI and customer UX.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work both independently, and part of the wider Solutions team;
  • Take pride in producing and maintaining systems and code to a high standard;
  • Embrace new technologies to enable RTS Group to stay up to date with cutting edge technology and development processes.

The key responsibilities of this role include:
  • Maintain and develop the front end of two existing technological systems developed by RTS Group;
  • Assist with the conceptualisation and development of future solutions.
  • Provide regular feedback to the Head of Learning Technology regarding the progress of developments.
  • Research and recommend technological solutions in-line with departmental strategy.
  • Establish and develop productive working relationships with RTS Group team members.
  • Update and maintain daily utilisation records.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities, ensuring that the Solutions Department deliver the RTS Group leading edge philosophy and premium brand qualities.
  • Share new ideas and information with other members of the team, promoting an environment of continual improvement and support.
  • Record and document development processes.
  • Carry out all work in accordance with the latest UK and EU data protection practices.

Your technological skillset must include working proficiency with:
  • JavaScript;
  • React;
  • React Native;
  • MongoDB;
  • Node.js;
  • Python;
  • HTML5;
  • CSS3;
  • PHP;
  • Swift (desirable);
  • macOS environment.

Reporting Lines & Support

Reporting to the Head of Learning Technology, you will work with the wider Solutions Team and other internal stakeholders.

  • Competitive salary, linked to skill and experience;
  • Workplace pension;
  • Twenty-five days holiday (rising to thirty days with service);
  • A bonus holiday each year for your birthday;
  • Creative expression, during our bi-monthly tech meetups for collaborative idea sharing;
  • A health cashback scheme;
  • Automotive manufacturer discounts up to 25%;
  • An annual company BBQ;
  • Two Corporate Social Responsibility days per annum.

RTS Group is located just outside the historic village of Lacock in Wiltshire. Our offices have free on-site parking and are within a short cycling distance of both Melksham and Chippenham railway stations. The role is office-based, with views of the Wiltshire countryside.

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