Web Application Developer

Recruiter
Planet Forward Ltd
Location
Leicester
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
16 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB OVERVIEW

* As a software developer within an agile development team, the role will include building and working on customer-facing portals to support Cloud products and services

* The role balances the ongoing requirement to review/enhance existing features with the delivery of new functionality

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Use Javascript, HTML, CSS to develop applications

* Ensure the application is fit for purpose and works efficiently and effectively

* Work to support the agreed technical solutions to achieve objectives set by the Business

* Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by adhering to our coding and testing standards

* Participate in peer-reviews of solution designs and related code

* Input into the entire release cycle from concept to use

* Support deployment of releases to test, internal and customer platforms

* Assist with trouble shooting and resolution of production platform issues

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

* A good standard of education (preferably a 2:1+ degree in computer science or related subject) or equivalent experience

Essential:

* Experience in a web application / software development role

* Excellent knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS and Bootstrap (3+)

* Solid understanding of OO development (PHP, JS) and MVC architecture

* Exposure to Node.js, Express.js and asynchronous, event-driven development

* Experience with Templating engines (Smarty and/or Pug ideally)

* Experience of relational databases/SQL

* Experience integrating with third party REST and SOAP APIs

* Good levels of written and verbal communication

* Knowledge of version control (ideally GIT)

Desirable:

Exposure to:

* WebSockets/socket.io

* Asterisk telephony platform

* WebRTC

* Testing frameworks such as Mocha.js

* VMWare/VirtualBox

* Linux problem solving skills

* Agile Methodology

COMPANY BENEFITS

* 23 days' annual leave, Pension Scheme, Death in Service Cover, Colleague of the Quarter and Year Awards, Child Care Voucher Scheme, Employee Incentives, Cycle to Work Scheme, Specsavers Eye Tests, Employee Discounts, Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave, Active Social Calendar

We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

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