Lead Back End Developer

Ref: ZR_6536_JOB  ·  Posted on 21 October 2021


Our client is looking for someone with strong team working and development skills, who communicates clearly to clients and stakeholders and engages well with colleagues. The person for this role would be willing to expand upon their already exceptional skills and learn from other developers and technical disciplines in a fast-paced, progressive environment. Supporting the delivery of projects by working with the wider team to deliver world class engaging and data-rich websites and web applications.

There’s a huge opportunity to bring greater value to their variety of engineering, infrastructure and architectural design projects. You will bring your ideas, passion and problem-solving approaches to help them deliver fresh, digital solutions. You’ll be a team player, ensuring that delivery is of the highest standard, both visually and technically. You’ll support with estimating effort and building a pipeline of work whilst embracing the variety and enjoy buzz of a dynamic working environment.

Key responsibilities
  • Responsible for technical delivery quality
  • Software Effort Estimation
  • Being part of the resource allocation process
  • Mentoring and people development of the team
  • Working alongside the front-end developers to develop re-usable data layer components
  • Designing data storage designs for development projects
  • Designing and building robust and scalable back-end services for web applications.
  • Willing to assist in delivering front-end projects: since we sometimes have more front-end work than back-end work.
  • Set up and management of servers and databases.
  • Staying abreast of development trends.
  • Proposing new strategic technology choices
Skills & experience
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Comfortable holding client conversations and strong organizational and project management skills.
  • knowledge of JavaScript language
  • Knowledge of node-based server-side technologies (e.g., Google Firebase, express)
  • Extensive experience creating and working with web services and JSON-based APIs
  • Experience of implementation authentication and authorisation into web apps
  • Experience with Relational databases like MS SQL, My SQL, and Postgres
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases like Google Firestore, Mongo, and Cosmos
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Good working knowledge of Scrum and Agile development methodologies.
  • Good HTML / CSS / (Bootstrap) Skills
  • commercial experience of modern Frontend JavaScript frameworks like Vue.js, React.js or Angular
  • Experience of developing and deploying Microsoft Azure-hosted capabilities like Web Hosting, Functions, and Datastores
  • C# ASP.Net, .Net Core Web and API development experience

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

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