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  • £52k - 69k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Lloyds Banking Group are looking for experienced and passionate Java Software Engineers to join our Open Banking team.

You’ll join our enthusiastic team to help build and deliver Open Banking applications for the UK’s largest bank.

This is your chance to help transform the way financial services are built and delivered to customers by creating best in class technology in the UK’s leading organisation.

We hope that you'll apply if:

You're a confident, self-motivated and ambitious software engineer, comfortable with modern production methodologies and build tools, coding patterns and best practices.

You have experience working collaboratively in teams but also be happy delivering projects on your own.

What experience & knowledge are we looking for from our Java Software Engineers?

•Java technologies: Spring/Spring Boot/Spring MVC, Hibernate
•Excellent understanding of Microservices architecture
•Experience with Jenkins or similar CI tools
•Intrinsic knowledge of SOLID and RESTful principles
•Good knowledge of unit testing frameworks, such as JUnit and Mockito
•Ability to write clean, well-tested and well documented code.

Knowledge of the following would be greatly beneficial:
•Cucumber/Gherkin
•Webdriver.io
•Experience in building secure systems
•Apache Kafka
•Spark
•Cassandra
•Hadoop
•Map/Reduce
•Oracle
•Storm
•Frontend experience –Javascript, React, Redux, Mobx, HTML5, CSS3

The learning opportunities are endless plus a chance to make a real impact in a game changing organisation, which encourages creative thinking and empowers engineers to transform the way in which technology is built and delivered in financial industry.

As the UK’s largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and we have a clear strategy to put customers first – and achieve our vision of being the best bank for our customers.

We're committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce, reflective of the customers and communities we serve – where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.

We're proud to have received the following industry recognition: 'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women' and both 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum – each demonstrating our commitment to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all.

So if this sounds like a culture that you'd like to be a part of then be assured that we'll welcome your application.

  • £52k - 69k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

The Open Banking team at Lloyds Banking Group is looking for experienced and passionate Node.js Engineers. You’ll join our enthusiastic team to help build and deliver infrastructure to support Open Banking for the UK’s largest bank. This is your chance to help transform the way financial services are built and delivered to customers by creating best in class technology in the UK’s leading organisation. 

We hope that you'll apply if:

  • You're a confident, self-motivated, and ambitious developer, comfortable with modern production methodologies and modern build tools, coding patterns and best practices. 
  • You have had experience working collaboratively in teams but also be happy delivering projects on your own.
  • You have a firm grasp of Javascript (ES5/6) with experience in frameworks/libraries like React, Angular, Vue etc. and an understanding of application state management i.e. Redux, Mobx, VueX. 

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 (SASS/LESS) and JavaScript (ES5/6) 
  • Expertise with package managers, in particular NPM
  • Knowledge of bundlers, such as Webpack, Browserify or Gulp and their use in building scalable, maintainable applications
  • Expertise with component-driven architecture and application state management tools, such as React and Redux
  • Test, build and deployment automation (Travis, Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity)
  • Knowledge of CSS grid systems, flex, and other layout techniques
  • Experience of TDD and Unit Testing i.e. Mocha, Chai, Jest
  • Solid understanding of browser rendering and debugging
  • Expertise in scoping and effort estimation (time, complexity, risk, team size)
  • Experience of performance and security with large-scale builds is highly beneficial
  • Exposure to server-side languages like Java, C#, Python, PHP 

What you'll get in return:

The learning opportunities are endless plus a chance to make a real impact in a game changing organisation, which encourages creative thinking and empowers engineers to transform the way in which technology is built and delivered in financial industry. 

As the UK’s largest retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every community and household in the UK. That gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and we have a clear strategy to put customers first – and achieve our vision of being the best bank for our customers. 

We're committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce, reflective of the customers and communities we serve – where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. 

We're proud to have received the following industry recognition: 'Stonewall Top Private Sector Employer', 'Top10 Employer for Working Families', 'The Times Top 50 Employer for Women' and both 'Gold Standard' and "Best Workplace Adjustments Process" from the Business Disability Forum – each demonstrating our commitment to the principles of agile working and inclusion for all. 

So if this sounds like a culture that you'd like to be a part of then be assured that we'll welcome your application.

  • £40k - 52k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Flexys is hiring for a Front End Developer adept at mastering the Angular framework. This is chance to positively impact a suite of applications and to achieve the standards you dream of.

We're building highly responsive and scalable single page applications that manage debt more effectively and provide a sustainable and positive experience for consumers. We're growing our engineering team and building out our digital engagement platform, applying machine learning and other AI techniques through Agile approaches.

This is a coding oriented position, with aspects of technical mentoring - building integrated solutions which are customisable, repeatable and that scale. As our most experienced Front End Developer, you will determine to how we build and implement UIs for data users, administrators and consumers.

You'll join a collaborative multi-skilled team, working closely with our lead UX person and, at all times you'll have a lot of freedom in approach, technology choice and influence over multiple products. Importantly, you'll also be exposed to customers in order to understand their goals, and how their business and technology runs.

We're always open to new things and you can influence where we go and how we get there.

Example activities

  • Responsive consumer engagement screens with strong accessibility
  • Agent analytics screen for case management, overlaying enriched data from multiple sources
  • Supervisor dashboard with real-time picture of team workflow
  • Spikes for exploring tech like Electron, Ionic, other frameworks

We're looking for

  • Someone with advanced front end skills, and a champion of best coding practice
  • A strong technical knowledge of the intricacies of writing and testing Angular (2+)
  • Fluency in JavaScript and comfortable leading design, reviewing pull requests and technical mentoring
  • Knowledge of building applications for business users and consumers, showing complex information in intuitive ways
  • Appreciation of an agile environment and familiarity with automated testing and continuous delivery
  • A passion for building beautiful, responsive and accessible Web applications
  • A clear desire to learn, improve and to share knowledge with colleagues
  • You may have - or like to gain - knowledge of service workers and 'mobile first'
  • You may be considering senior level Front End Developer jobs in Bristol, such as: Angular Developer | Front-End Developer | JavaScript Developer | JavaScript Software Engineer | UI Developer etc.

Current stack - we'll welcome your influence

Angular 5 (soon, 6), with RxJs and TypeScript | Node.js toolset | Bootstrap | JavaScript | npm/Yarn | HTML5 | CSS3 | Scala | NGINX | and more

Salary and benefits

  • £40,000 to £52,000 negotiable 
  • Discretionary relocation assistance
  • Flexible working environment
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays | medical cover | life cover | contributory pension | open source friendly IP Rights agreement | personal development budget available | conference involvement encouraged | time for open source contributions | on site cafe / restaurant | option to bring your own device | standing desks, supportive chairs, high quality screens, tea, coffee and the obligatory beer fridge
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

We are looking for passionate and talented Front End Developers to join THE YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP, working for THE OUTNET Technology Team. 

The team you’d be joining is looking at using React & Node.js to build a new UI Layer for THE OUTNET. After recently completing a full platform migration, the team is aiming to create new front-end heads using these frameworks that will consume new back-end APIs. The work reflects what we’re aiming to do with other brands in the future, eventually having all our in-house brands and monobrands utilising this approach. It’s an exciting opportunity to develop and learn whilst using these popular, emerging frameworks. 

We work in small autonomous teams, have full code ownership and release independently using continuous integration. We rely on metrics, customer feedback and experiments to iteratively improve our world-class e-commerce platform and are constantly updating our tech stack alongside industry best-practices. 

You will be a part of a close-knit team that will both challenge and support you to do the best work of your career. 

Some commercial experience with:

  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Rest APIs
  • Object Oriented Javascript, ES6
  • HTML5/CSS3, responsive design & cross-browser compatibility
  • Version Control (Git)
  • Working in an Agile environment using collaboration techniques

You may also have experience with:

  • Monitoring Tooling
  • Caching and Content Delivery Networks
  • Stakeholder Communication
  • Continuous Integration

Why do you want to work with us:

  • Regular Hackdays & Hackathons
  • Weekly allocated self-development time
  • Opportunities for training (conferences and guest speakers)
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

£Competitive salary DOE + Flexible Benefits, Bonus, Flexible Working Hours, 25 days' holiday + day off on birthday

OVO is the UK’s leading independent energy technology company and supplier - we serve nearly one million customers with intelligent energy services.

OVO is not simply an energy retail business: it is group of innovative companies, who strive to use technology to deliver great consumer value and more clean energy for everyone.

 Just some of the tools we use to get the job done:

  • React / React Native 
  • AngularJS
  • TypeScript, Flow
  • JavaScript (ES6)
  • CSS3 and CSS preprocessors (Less or Sass)
  • HTML5
  • AWS
  • JavaScript build tools (Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, Yarn, NPM).
  • TDD / BDD (Cypress, Selenium, Jest, Enzyme, Mocha, Chai, Typemoq)
  • We work in an Agile environment, using CI / CD

Okay, so this sounds like the kind of stuff you’ve gotten your hands dirty with and things you’re curious to learn more about? Great. Then we’d like to hear from you if you have:

  • Commercial experience React Native
  • A strong knowledge of JavaScript with a combination of the tools listed above.

Why work at OVO?

We work in highly agile environments with continuous releases and a large focus on testing (Unit, integration, UI testing).

We give our Software Engineers the freedom and trust to find and experiment with the best tools for the job, so that problems aren’t just solved but solved in the most optimal way.

You’d be joining an impressive FE community where you can make your ideas heard. We want you to be empowered to discover new things and to experiment - to help you do this:

  • We hold a fortnightly “Front End Community of Practise” within OVO to discuss challenges we are facing, new frameworks and show-and-tell personal projects.
  • Tech time: ‘lightning’ talks on interesting tech topics. Recent discussions have included using Parcel in projects, looking at styled components vs CSS Modules and a NextJS demo. We also run a tech blog.
  • Across slack channels and via internal meet-ups we promote collaboration, knowledge transferring and if something isn’t working: ‘fail fast’ so that we can share learning from our mistakes across all our teams -  giving us much more time to work on the cool stuff.
  • We attend a number of tech conferences then summarise the agenda to discuss new ideas internally and learnt from them.
  • We love to pair program.

Want to check out more?

OVO Energy Hack 3.0: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTQKUHFtfZg&t=52s

Working in Tech at OVO Energy

See how we work on our blog and our Tech Blog: tech blog

OVO tech github: https://github.com/ovotech

A handful of our benefits:

  • £Competitive salary DOE plus Bonus
  • Flex Benefits which can be spent on stuff like Health care, ISA investment, Cycle to work, Taste and Culture cards, tech for your home and much more
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • 25 days' holiday & day off on your birthday,
  • The opportunity to get involved in teaching kids to code
  • Open plan offices with videos games & table tennis
  • Free breakfast every day and lunch on Fridays
  • Lots of social events
  • Training budget
  • Matched volunteering and matched fundraising
  • You’d be working for accredited Top Employer
  • £32k - 39k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

SCHOLAR

Web Developer

£31,604 - £38,833

The SCHOLAR team comprises educational developers, software developers, educational authors and designers, professional development trainers and administrative staff in an integrated effort to produce highly commended academic content. 

The person appointed to the post will be responsible for the implementation of a new look and feel for the SCHOLAR product suite.  The appointee will work closely with a web designer.

The role holder will review the relevant Scottish Government policies for schools and accessibility standards, and will ensure that the new look and feel and the supporting technologies align with those ‘double A’ standards.

The role holder will be expected to research and then recommend technologies that will streamline the delivery of the new look and feel across multiple heterogeneous online systems. In addition to developing new front end code, the role holder will show flexibility, engaging with the existing product suite and the supporting set of technologies to implement the new look and feel seamlessly across the whole product suite. Further, the role holder will support other members of the team, sharing expertise to assist in other projects as required. The role holder will assist senior management in strategic decisions by providing technical input and perspective from their area of expertise.

You will have experience of web development using javascript, html5 and CSS3

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas

The post is available for 24 months

For application details and further information please go to: www.hw.ac.uk/apply-jobs

Ref: IRC16196      Closing Date: 27 August 2018

  • £41k - 42k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Senior full stack developer

Senior full stack developer

Salary: £42,000 per annum when working full time (35 hours a week)

Location: Bristol or Harwell

About us

Jisc is helping to ensure the UK remains at the forefront of innovation within UK education and research – by mobilising the very best people and technologies in the application of digital thinking, digital content and connectivity.

It’s our vision to enable the UK to become the most digitally-advanced education and research nation in the world. It’s a bold statement, but one that we’re determined to fulfil.

We want Jisc to be a great place to work. A place where people make a difference to our members, feel valued and have fun – how we work is a vital part of that. Our values are our guiding principles. They define how we work and help us to do what we do so well. Our values are:

  • Pride: We have pride in what we do but aren’t arrogant or complacent
  • Passion: Our passion drives everything we do
  • Pace: We deliver at the right pace to meet the needs of our members and each other
  • Trust: You can trust us to deliver on our promises
  • Teamwork: We are one team and teamwork makes us better

About the role                                

We are looking for a Drupal Developer responsible for both front-end development and theming as well as back-end/module development. This position requires a combination of programming skills (PHP, HTML, CSS, JS, etc.)

We are looking for someone who has a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. In addition, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development and deployment, with strong back-end knowledge.

Responsible for designing and implementing new features and functionality, establishing and guiding the website's architecture, ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS.

We follow agile principles and all opinions matter equally, from junior developers right up to Head of Technology. This is a real opportunity for an ambitious developer to help shape the future of Jisc.

About you

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Experience developing web solutions in Drupal (7/8) and PHP implementations
  • Advanced site-building experience including deep familiarity with Drupal modules such as CTools, Views, and Panels
  • Experience creating custom Drupal modules
  • Experience building responsive websites using Drupal CMS, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery
  • Knowledge of PHP, PHP files and theme functions, and knowledge of the Drupal theme layer
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like X Debug, Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc
  • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, Testing) and exposure to Agile or interactive SDLCs
  • Experience supporting high traffic web applications

Why work at Jisc

  • We’re working towards being a pretty flexible organisation and our people having a good work/life balance is important to us. We focus on outputs and outcomes rather than presenteeism, so as long as you’re delivering to our high standards and doing a great job, we are open to a variety of working arrangements.
  • We’re constantly learning and developing, and all our people have access to a comprehensive range of learning resources to help them achieve this.
  • Our benefits are pretty good too – we offer 25 days holiday (plus 3 days Christmas closure), contribute a huge 18% to your 8% for your pension from day one, and can provide discounts with various IT suppliers, cycle to work schemes, season ticket loans, and generous parental leave arrangements (amongst many other things).

Location

This role will be based in Bristol or Harwell.

Jisc is a geographically-distributed organisation and travel across the UK may be required at times.

At Jisc we celebrate diversity and know that it’s critical for our success. We are continuing to drive an inclusive culture, so if you are great at what you do and embrace our values, we want to hear from you.

No agencies please.

  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Ensembl seeks a front end web developer (JavaScript, CSS and HTML) to work on our next generation website. The Genomics Technology Infrastructure team, based at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), both designs and develops web-based data visualisations for genomic data. Ensembl, and its associated projects, are a suite of highly valued scientific resource that support biological research worldwide with millions of visitors per year.

You will be working within the Ensembl team, which is composed of over 70 people including web developers, designers, trainers, engineers, annotators and researchers to develop novel and scalable visualisations for genomic data using cutting edge web technology in a fast-moving domain. The Ensembl platform provides access to over 40,000 genomes served from one of the world's largest computer resources for genomic analysis. We develop open source software which, along with our data, is available to all without restriction. Thousands of scientists worldwide depend on access to these data and software to aid their research and push our understanding of the genome. Genomics is one of the fastest growing areas of science with the ability to deliver advances in human health, food security and in an aging population.

You will become part of the Ensembl Front-End web development team and participate on our project to build a next-generation website for genome data. Their responsibilities would include: 

  • Working to create our next-generation website including a new client-side genome browser
  • Developing novel visualisations for genomic data
  • Working closely with our in-house designer to define and implement visualisations

  • Collaboration with our outreach team to engage in user interviews and user centric design during the design and implementation of the platform

  • Contributing to the service delivery of the Ensembl sites

  • Continuing development and maintenance of our existing website infrastructure

  • Working closely with other members of Ensembl front-end web development team, other teams in Ensembl, for example data production teams, and other groups across EMBL-EBI.

Qualifications and Experience

You will have a masters level qualification or similar practical experience in computer science, bioinformatics or related subjects and at least 2 years of experience developing web interfaces. You must be able to demonstrate this experience through examples of your work. Experience of working in a larger software development team with a shared code base is desirable.

A high-degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently are required. You will have excellent English communication skills, written and verbal, both to facilitate effective communications with other team members and to communicate with external collaborators and users. You must also have an attention to detail, be capable of delivering to deadlines, be able to delegate and to prioritise tasks.

An applicant must have the following skills:

  • 2+ years of experience programming in JavaScript

  • 2+ years of experience of working in HTML and CSS3

  • 1+ years of working in the React web framework

  • Working knowledge of a scripting language such as Python, Perl, Ruby or PHP

  • Be able to use modern software development tools including Git and GitHub 

Any of the following skills would be desirable:

  • Experience of web UI development methodologies including using analytics, logs, speed regression testing and UX design methodologies.

  • Experience of agile development methods

  • The Linux command line and common Linux commands

Knowledge of biology/biochemistry/genomics would be advantageous but not essential.

  • £45k - 59k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Your role as a Java Engineer is important in the future of our product development.

You'll be able to shape the way we design, build, test and deploy our web based applications, using cutting edge technology.

On a day to day basis, this will mean being part of an engineering team who will:

  • Launch new financial products
  • Launch new digital marketing initiatives – promotions
  • Extend the functionality of our existing web and mobile applications to attract and retain customers
  • Integrate 3rd party APIs to our products and services
  • Secure, update and maintain multiple content repositories

As a Java Engineer, your role will be part of a cross-disciplinary feature team in addition to being a highly experienced member of our wider Scottish Widows Engineering team. As part of these teams, you will be expected to demonstrate and apply exemplary software engineering practices and skills, whilst working in a collaborative and agile environment.

What you’ll do:

  • Write modular, well tested applications that remain easy to maintain as the codebase and business continues to scale
  • Contribute to setting the strategic direction for how applications are developed within the team
  • Ensure software is built in a way that is consistent with the frameworks, patterns and practices that exist across the wider engineering community
  • Understand and apply industry best practices, foster knowledge sharing to provide solutions for complex business problems where no precedent may exist, and ensure implementation of solutions where appropriate
  • Mentor and develop junior engineers, providing clear and constructive feedback, whilst creating opportunities for learning and growth
  • Create focus on delivering business value through industry standard engineering methods and principles
  • Ensure web applications are fast, secure and work across all manner of devices and viewports

We would like to hear from, if you have:

  • Understanding of the full web stack, deep and broad knowledge, and significant exposure to web technologies, especially; Java, HTML5, CSS3 etc.
  • Have a strong understanding of source code repositories and change management tools (Git, JIRA)
  • Previous experience in an enterprise environment with automated build/test/release processes, source code management (Git) and change-management (JIRA)
  • Strong knowledge of the entire software development life-cycle from design, build to production
  • Excellent team working and communication skills
  • Experience in building high-performing and secure front-end code
  • Previous experience with large-scale development projects

Join us:

If this is you, we’d love to hear from you. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture focused on making a difference.

Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits (see below), personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

Scottish Widows is part of Lloyds Banking Group and at LBG, we’re invested in your continual development. That’s why we’ve fostered a collaborative learning environment that supports your career goals and encourages knowledge-sharing. Our inclusive culture offers you flexibility to try new things while helping you build the future you want.

Benefits:

  • Car or car allowance of up to £4080 per year
  • Flex: 4% of base salary - can be used to select additional benefits or take as cash.
  • Group discretionary bonus - On Target bonus (as a percentage of base salary) – 15%
  • Pension: Contributory Pension of up to 13% employer contribution
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Share plans
  • 30 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Job Summary

As a Developer you’ll work closely with the rest of the web platform team to ensure delivery of scalable, well structured, efficient web applications and components, working on both green-field projects built from the ground up using the latest libraries and best practice as well maintaining and improving existing code.

Department Summary

The web platform team work in collaboration with engineering and operations to maintain and develop Futures core brand websites. Ensuring the sites are fast, at the forefront of technical innovation, are bug free and have great UX.

Key role responsibilities

  • You will get the chance to participate in regular hack days, using cutting edge tech to prototype innovative approaches to business/technical goals.
  • You will ensure this code is well scoped, monitored, documented, and testable.
  • Be responsible for tracing bugs across the stack and ensuring that suitable tests are set up to avoid future regressions.
  • Review code with other developers before it goes through a final QA process and into production.
  • You will communicate effectively with the wider business and be able to critically assess product requirements and solutions.
  • Your job will cover both client and server-side code working with datastores and server configuration.
  • You will be able to keep up to date with the latest approaches to development and be able to argue for appropriate technology to be added to the stack.

Essential skills and experience

  • You are a full-stack developer with a range of front end skills (ES6/JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, React, PostCSS)
  • You are fluent in object-oriented PHP; write beautiful optimised object-oriented code
  • You are able to work with relational databases such as MySQL, ideally you also have some exposure to NoSQL databases
  • You have Experience of using templating languages (Twig, Handlebars etc)
  • You have Experience of using JS frameworks (React, Angular etc)
  • You understand the importance of caching for high traffic services.
  • You have used version control systems, ideally Git.
  • You have experience with the Linux environment and provisioning tools like Puppet or Chef.
  • You are able to communicate technical information to non-technical people as needed

Desirable skills and experience

  • Functional Programming
  • RxJS/Streams
  • WordPress
  • Static site generators
  • Own open sourced code on GitHub (and equivalents) either as a contributor or own projects