£65 to £70k
My client a leading news publisher is looking for a Full Stack Developer to join a small, agile development team that supports their editorial titles by undertaking quick, tactical changes to their publishing systems and digital products.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for will have experience with frontend technologies, working across the full stack. You will have experience working collaboratively within a web development team with a non-hierarchical structure, be self-directed and happy to work on your own initiative.
They look after things like:
Acquisition of users through search and social optimisation
Features that encourage users to engage and move around their product
Features that increase loyalty, such as email newsletters, registration, commenting and competitions
Tracking and understanding user journeys across multiple visits, from discovery to loyalty
Optimising the promotion of features that drive engagement and loyalty
They are looking for people who care deeply about the code they write while at the same time are able to bridge the gap between the technical and the business areas of the company effectively. They want people who look farther than the technical aspects of the work and care deeply about the human aspect of their products.
You will be responsible for designing, testing and implementing improvements to their news products, and the work you do there will ultimately be consumed by millions of people.
Some other things that we would like in a candidate (you don't have to check all to apply!)
Familiarity with Database (they use mainly DynamoDB, PostgreSQL and MySQL)
Familiarity with automated testing at different parts of the test pyramid
An understanding of HTTP, caching and how the web works
Optimising performance to scale to handle large quantities of content data and high volumes of traffic across numerous websites
Can-do, positive attitude, proactive approach to problem solving
Java experience would be a plus
Happy to learn new technologies
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£65000 - £70000 Per Annum
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