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Job description

    Company Info

    Working here is about being there for our customers; we're available should the worst happen and we work together to enable social and financial equality across the UK. But it's also about you -how you develop and what you can achieve. We'll help your talent thrive in an environment where you'll be supported to work flexibly and autonomously, sharing in our success and rewarded for a great performance with a generous benefits package.

    Department Info

    From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms - our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.

    Job Duties

    In this role, you will be working with and mentoring other engineers/developers to create a range of innovative web products and solutions, balancing user needs against business goals and technology capabilities. Your extensive experience will provide knowledge to the development team across the range of tools and platforms that the team works with and you will be expected to lead in the development of the front end applications and web sites developing great user experiences across different browsers and devices.

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  • Providing technical leadership across aspects of the technology stack and demonstrate strong problem solving skills
  • Utilising and championing agile technical practices; TDD, Continuous Integration/Delivery, pair programming, refactoring, emergent design
  • Introducing Open Source products and tools as appropriate to optimise the delivery timescale and quality of the software product
  • Applying expert knowledge in design workshops utilising emergent design and architectural principles and patterns to produce well-engineered solutions.
  • Participate and contribute to all agile ceremonies; planning, estimation, show & tells and retrospectives.
  • Work with analysts to interpret high level requirements for complex, large scale initiatives and decomposing them into independent stories for consumption by team member
  • Work in a collaborative, sharing, open, transparent way
  • Escalating complex challenges, issues and risks as well as proposed mitigating actions
  • Driving continuous improvement efforts by identifying and championing practical means of reducing time to market while maintaining high quality products

Skills Required

Required Experience
  • Mobile first, responsive design, progressive enhancement
  • HTML5, appreciation of semantics
  • Javascript - single page applications e.g. ReactJs/AngularJS
  • Server side languages and architecture, ideally Java Spring
  • Build tools - e.g. Grunt/Gulp
  • BDD/TDD testing tools - e.g. Mocha/Jasmine/Karma
  • Code quality - hinting/linting
  • Git - branching/merging/pull requests
  • Lean/Agile/Scrum

Advantageous Experience
  • Design Patterns
  • Security - OWASP top 10
  • WACG 2.0, WAI-ARIA techniques
  • Cloud based environments (AWS)

Customer Awareness
  • A supportive, communicative and collaborative approach to working in a team
  • An understanding of the different drivers and needs of customers, distributors and partners

Business & Industry
  • An understanding of key organisational structures, frameworks and core processes
  • An understanding of digital/web development or product delivery


Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday (plus one day after two years), private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Software Developer
Hove, UK Show on map
Post date
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