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Web developer (front-end) - Maternity Cover

Web developer (front-end) - Maternity Cover

12 months fixed contract

We are looking for an experienced Web Developer to join our growing team. This maternity cover is focused on expanding our eCommerce platform and as such the work will be a mix of designing and implementing new features centred on a Magento platform, as well other internal projects. Aside from hands on coding, you will also contribute to technical discussions and plan for future developments.

As your primary focus will be expanding the eCommerce solution and other web applications, we are looking for a mix of experience across the following:

  • A good degree in Computer Science or relevant subject
  • 3+ years front end development (eCommerce experience highly desirable)
  • HTML5, CSS3/SASS, JavaScript
  • Magento 1.x Front end development and folder structure
  • Experience with source and version control/Git/Github
  • Understanding of MVC
  • Task/Bugtracking e.g Jira
  • Experience with world class user centred interface solutions across both web and mobile
  • Responsive web development
  • Cross-browser development
  • Knowledge of unit testing and test automation tools and techniques
  • User Experience (desirable)

You will work on responsive site implementation but alongside the internal team will also contribute across the full stack of engineering technologies; from front-end through to back-end, databases,and QA

CORE SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • HTML5, CSS3/SASS, JavaScript
  • Magento 1.x Front end development and folder structure
  • Experience with source and version control/Git/Github
  • Understanding of MVC
  • C#, .NET (desirable)
  • Task/Bugtracking e.g Jira
  • Experience with world class user centred interface solutions across both web and mobile
  • Cross-browser development

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR EXPERIENCE NEEDED:

  • A good degree in Computer Science or relevant subject
  • 3+ years front end development (eCommerce experience highly desirable)

KEY INTERACTIONS:

  • eCommerce / website
  • Internal web dev team
  • Other developers / dev team
  • Some vendors / companies (e.g. dev ops automation team; web agency)
  • Clients (mainly internal, some external)

You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment where there is a need to master a technical landscape that is continually changing.

In return we offer a varied and interesting working environment and we are focused on recognition and empowerment of our scientists and operational teams and a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
Medical, Health & Life Insurances
Employee share purchase plan (Sharesave) 
25 days annual leave
One paid working day each year for volunteering
Childcare vouchers

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