Web Developer - JavaScript, PHP

£28,000 per annum
19 Jun 2018
03 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 per annum + share options

A digital revolution of visitor attractions worldwide is in full swing. Attractions.io is spearheading this movement with a mobile app platform that improves visitor satisfaction, increases guest spend and unlocks unique visitor insights. In just 2 years we've made a huge impact, and are already trusted by some of the biggest brands in the industry including Alton Towers, Paulton's Park and LEGOLAND® — to name a few.

During this exciting time of growth, you'll use your passion for JavaScript, CSS3 & HTML 5 to provide data insights with gorgeous visualisations, underpin it with cutting-edge architecture to maintain a robust enterprise platform and service our award-winning visitor facing mobile Apps with secure APIs.

We offer a place for you to evolve, share our passion for tech, Agile/DevOps and customer experience. Love what you do, do what you love, be part of our growing team.

We're super excited about what you could help us achieve next.

About the Role
The mission (should you choose to accept it) will be to inspire attractions to realise their full potential. You'll lead the way in the use of modern JavaScript best practice and add exciting data visualisations to our web platform "Connect". You will also be involved in the following:

  • Service and enhance our web platform and APIs
  • Maintain close collaboration with your team and product owner
  • Contribute to process and performance improvements within the team's agile framework

About You
The Web Developer we're after is shaped a bit like this...

  • Passion for JavaScript, CSS3, HTML 5 and server-side scripting languages for the web
  • You possess the objectivity of a scientist and an analytical mind for data
  • Comfortable working across the stack (whether it be visualising data with gorgeous graphs, implementing BEM CSS class names or adding a RESTful endpoint or two)
  • Experience with robust programming principles such as SOLID, DRY, KISS and DDD
  • You value the importance of writing professional code and aware of coding standards
  • You recognise the value of lean automated testing practices such as BDD, TDD
  • Squashing the odd bug into oblivion gives you immense satisfaction
  • Foreign keys and indexes are not foreign to you (pun intended)
  • You deliver features regularly to the customer with CI/CD
  • You'll relish the opportunity to work in flat hierarchies and will collaborate with your immediate team, the mobile guys, the CEO or the customer in order get the job done effectively with the customer's needs at heart
  • 'Self-Starter' who enjoys the prospect of a team made up of collaborative, approachable leaders vs. the traditional leader-follower model
  • The thought of "knowledge share Wednesdays" excites you
  • Desire to work in a place that values iteration, collaboration, trust, autonomy and humbleness
  • You keep yourself up-to-date by following blogs, industry leaders, conferences

What's On Offer

  • Flexible working hours
  • Company share options
  • Free parking
  • Free tea/coffee and fresh fruit
  • Free attendance at training or conferences
  • A spanking new Apple 15" MacBook Pro, laptop stand, high quality 27" DELL display, Apple keyboard and pick your own mouse & laptop bag
  • Ability to truly make a difference in digitalising visitor attractions worldwide
  • Opportunity to play with cutting-edge technology
  • Chance to grow and feel part of a highly talented agile team in a flat hierarchy where all voices are valued
  • Use world-class architecture in a DevOps culture making use of CI/CD, automated testing, micro-services, event-driven architecture etc…
  • A modern web stack including JavaScript, CSS3, SASS, PHP 7, MySQL, Redis, Kubernetes, RabbitMQ, Kinesis and AWS.
  • Building for the modern web as our platform and customers support the latest browsers (no ancient browser hacks here!)
  • Knowledge share Wednesdays over lunch

Sound like fun? Click on the APPLY button now

Candidates with previous experience in or job titles including Web App Developer, JavaScript, HTML 5, BEM CSS, Web Engineer, RESTful, SOLID, DRY, Web Designer, Computer Science, Programmer, Software Developer, KISS, DDD, BDD, TDD, Application Developer, Software Engineer, CI/CD may be considered.

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