Senior Web Developer
We are currently looking for a Senior Web Developer to lead the development of applications, tools and journeys for npower.com. Take on a key role in the design and definition of applications, mentoring others in the team. Leading virtual teams across major work streams this role plays a critical part in delivery of the applications and the operation of npower.com. As a technical expert, you are required to influence the eCommerce architectural roadmap, informing the Development Manager and aiding in key decision making.
Responsible for ensuring that team output is produced to agreed development standards, that they are maintained and that there is consistency across the development environment. Using sound technical experience, lead the improvement of stability, performance, availability and functionality of npower.com, associated websites and Content Management Systems.
Co-ordinate and oversee delivery of assigned ‘back end’ developments for projects, BAU, continual improvements, maintenance and fixes. Communicate effectively with stakeholders across different aspects of the business.
Skills and experience
Experience of developing in multi-tiered enterprise websites and delivering change, including applications development, database design, environment architecture and infrastructure
Experience in web services and web technologies including ASP.NET MVC using C#, OO methodology, UML, n-tier architecture, current best practice software design patterns
Experience in distributed web development (multiple teams, different geographies, including external agencies).
Experience of Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures
Solid understanding of web specific technologies, standards and frameworks
Expertise in testing environments and strategies
Ability to deliver and review code to required standards, including .net & C# amongst others.
Ability to deal with internal and external stakeholders with management potential
Practical experience of Agile methodologies
Proactive, flexible, positive team worker, skilled at finding cooperative solutions in fast changing, deadline driven environment with frustrating dependencies
Exposure to SQL Server 2005/8
Highly organised, assertive, investigative.
Good written and verbal communication skills essential.
Good knowledge of associated compliance eg security and data protection
Understanding of Content Management Systems and their application. Advantageous
Process design skills for customer journey mapping and workflow, experience in appropriate tools Advantageous
Knowledge of moving from complex legacy systems to SAP (or similar) Advantageous
Commercial experience of hardware and infrastructure Advantageous
Relevant power utilities experience Advantageous
Why work for us
As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long term ambitions.
npower is one of the UK’s biggest energy suppliers.
We supply gas and electricity to millions of homes up and down the country, So when you switch on the light, take a shower, or simply have a cuppa, you’ll know you can rely on us. We’re also here for you when your boiler needs servicing or repairing. We offer competitive tariffs that save you money and we’ll tell you when you can save even more. It’s all part of how we stand up for customers every day at npower. We stand up for the community too. We’re proud to have been a partner of Macmillan for 12 years raising over £3.5m. We’re also one of only a handful of UK companies to have been awarded the Carbon Trust Triple Award for sustainable management of energy, waste and water.
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