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Leominster, Herefordshire, England

£40,000 - £45,000


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Based in Herefordshire, our
client is now one of Europe’s leading online, off price retailers - we offer
the world's biggest brands at the lowest prices, with over 2 million customers
and 104 million website visits a year. We currently have dedicated local market
websites in the UK, Germany, France, Netherlands and Poland, in addition we
dispatch to another 20+ countries worldwide. Our IT department consists of
over 70 professional staff where you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside
a number of different IT areas including Support, Business Analysts, Developers
and Testers. The IT department underpins
all of our business users and customers by providing leading edge solutions
using the latest technologies including developing in Google Cloud. **The Role:** We have a new opportunity
within our IT department for a Developer to work within our expanding
development team. Main responsibilities will be for developing website,
applications and supporting services ensuring a consistently high level of
quality. Working within a development
scrum team you will be developing new code and maintaining existing code
ensuring that standards and principles are followed. You will be involved in the
technical design of solutions and will pair program where appropriate in order
to improve your capability. If you’re looking for an
exciting role where you can use cutting edge technologies and share your ideas
within a social and friendly work environment whilst vastly increase your
business skills and knowledge at the same time, this is the role for you. **Your day-to-day duties and
responsibilities will include:** - Understanding the

  • agile ceremonies with the ability to perform good and accurate estimation
  • of work items/story pointing - Refining for
  • estimates and acceptance criteria - Demonstrating
  • development and mentoring of colleagues and monitoring their development
  • and helping wherever necessary - Assisting with
  • identifying and communicating training and development needs - Remaining
  • approachable at all times and always happy to help colleagues with issues - Demonstrating an
  • intermediate level of communication, clearly and accurately
  • (written/verbal) with business stakeholders/Product Owners/users,
  • customers and suppliers. Actively communicating at all levels using
  • the appropriate media. - Ensuring that
  • development standards and principles are followed - Keeping up to
  • date with knowledge of all development processes including industry
  • standard branching/merging strategies, software development lifecycles and
  • the principles around configuration, encryption and security - Performing peer
  • reviews on code to ensure that development and security principles are
  • followed. Requirements **To be considered you will
    need:** - Commercial
  • experience in the full SDLC developing web-based solutions (Inc.
  • applications and supporting services) - Experience in
  • asynchronous processing, multi-threaded execution and scaling software - Experience using
  • TDD and BDD and developing with up to 100% unit test coverage - An awareness of
  • schemas for relational database or object stores and understands when to
  • use each - Some experience
  • with mocked or stubbed services - Very strong
  • attention to detail - Good knowledge of
  • automation and the CI/CD process and consider operational requirements
  • when developing solutions - Knowledge of encryption
  • within .NET and the ability to understand when and why we use it The ability to develop using
    most of the following technologies:- - CSS, HTML and
  • JavaScript to create and maintain a website - C with MVC5,
  • ASP.Net, Windows Applications or Windows Services - C with Entity
  • Framework, LINQ, MSMQ and integration with Stored Procedures - C to create
  • professional API's (WebAPI) following API standards - Microsoft SQL
  • Server - NoSQL Database
  • like MongoDB, Googles Datastore, Redis and Spanner. Ideal candidates would
    demonstrate an interest and curiosity in new technologies, methodologies, best
    practices, self-development, and open-mindedness and would be self-motivated
    showing a personal responsibility for tasks and like working on a variety of
    projects. Looking for someone who loves
    the latest cutting edge tech, who likes a fast-paced ever-changing environment. The company is extremely
    cutting edge so someone with cloud-based experience and a degree of automation
    skills would be an advantage. **Non-negotiable:** - Commercial
  • experience in the full SDLC developing web-based solutions - Ideally,
  • experience working in an agile environment - using TDD and BDD - Good knowledge of
  • automation - Ideally,
  • experience in a cloud environment - Experience using
  • CSS, HTML and JavaScript Benefits - 25 days holiday +
  • bank holidays + your birthday off - Option to buy 1
  • week extra annual leave and sell 3 days back - Summer Fridays - July
  • and August finish at 3pm on a Friday as long as you have worked your 37.5
  • hours - Staff discount -
  • 50% - Company
  • performance bonus - Company pension
  • contribution - 5% employee, 4% employer - Flexi time - Child care
  • vouchers - Health care plan - Discounted
  • leisure membership - Onsite subsidised
  • canteen - Free staff
  • parking - Relaxed dress
  • code

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