Open Position -

Web developer

REF. NO:
DEE_WD

THE ROLE:

  • We’re looking for a Web Developer with a focus on content management systems, ideally with 5 or more years commercial experience
  • Our teams find themselves working with a diverse range of clients, such as ITV, the Palaces of the British Royal Household, the country's top museums including Imperial War Museums and Royal Museums Greenwich, Government institutions like the National Crime Agency and Food Standards Agency, not-for-profits, including the Tony Blair Institute and London Zoo, cultural and event centers such as the Southbank Centre and the British Film Institute, higher education establishments such as the University of Derby and Middlesex University. We've even done work for the technology giants such as AWS, when they need our very particular set of skills
  • You'll also get to work with a wide variety of the latest technologies. Our diverse client portfolio means we need to apply many different technologies in different situations. Recent projects have included developing isomorphic React applications, producing strongly typed functional code, deployment pipelines to Google Firebase and AWS Lambda, building Dockerised infrastructure, and contributing to open-source projects

YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO SOMETHING BIG:

  • Developing innovative, high quality technical solutions that really do the job
  • Building relationships with clients and helping them to achieve their goals
  • Using your insight to help plan and drive project delivery
  • Leading the team in your technical specialism
  • Giving code and experience back to the open-source community
  • Research new technologies and ways of delivering projects
  • Presenting and rationalising your work internally and to our clients
  • Maintaining and championing high quality technical standards for all the agency’s output
  • Turning client requirements into technical specifications

OUR IDEAL TEAMMATE HAS/IS:

  • Competency in at least one of our core technology platforms:
    • PHP: Laravel, Symfony
  • Commercial experience as a software engineer (must include agency experience)
  • A commitment to learning our core platforms to our high standards
  • A genuine passion for our culture and our approach
  • A dedication to coding excellence and continuous personal development
  • Great written and face to face communication skills
  • An ability to work well in a cross-disciplinary project team

BROWNIE POINTS:

  • Worked with a good range of third-party APIs
  • Experience of delivery using an Agile software methodology
  • Experience with Drupal, JavaScript, React
  • Experience with Python & Django
  • Contributed code to an Open-Source project
  • Linux command line and server administration skills
  • Familiarity with automated deployment systems
  • Familiarity using testing frameworks
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Familiarity with modern frontend build tools such as WebPack
  • Familiarity using Docker in local development
  • Presented at tech meet-ups or conferences