Senior Web Developer

Recruiter
Sidestep Consulting
Location
Cambridgeshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
1275212932
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is currently looking for a competent Senior Web App Engineer, highly accustomed to working on high traffic single page apps, to be based in our clients Peterborough office. You will be working on developing our existing SaaS (Software as a Service) product within the education sector where your work will impact millions of people around the UK.

About the job

* Architect, develop and test code for use by fellow team members (we have a test team, but you will be expected to reasonably test your own code)

* High degree of focus on code quality & maintainability

* Ability to code against a specification, ask questions and point out foreseeable issues to ensure the work being done is suitable for its intended purpose.

* Share insight and future risk analysis with relevant stakeholders of different technical abilities

* Write and maintain technical documentation

* Offer support and technical advice on existing systems

* Mentor other developers as required

* Manage own workload to achieve deadlines

About you

* Experience working within high traffic websites

* Strong understanding of Single Page Applications & a relevant framework

* Strong understanding of UI/UX

* Strong understanding of basic Git commands & processes

* Comprehensive understanding of JavaScript

* Comfortable working with APIs (JSON, XML)

* Experience working with real time systems (websockets)

* Communicate clearly with people of varying technical understanding

* Self-motivated to keep your skill set up to date with technological changes

* Pride in your work and the code you produce

Desirable Skills

* Experience with Angular and/or Ionic

* Developed bespoke Single Page App framework

* Understanding of deployment processes

* Experience of using Jira

* Experience of using PHP

* Experience of using NodeJS

* Active within technical communities such as github and stackoverflow

Salary & Benefits

* Generous Holiday allowance

* Private Medical healthcare

* Life assurance

* Pension

* Competitive salary and bonus scheme

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